2018 Faculty Collaboration Forum

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Tentative Program
  • 8:00 a.m.
    Coffee, light breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m.
    Keynote presentation (open to all KU Medical Center faculty)
  • 9:45 a.m.
    Focus group debriefing sessions for School of Health Professions faculty (20-25 faculty each, plus facilitator)
  • 10:40 a.m.
    Panel discussion (examples of experiences and strategies effective in teambuilding in an academic health center)
  • 11:30 a.m.
    Lunch and wrap-up. (summarize & set goals)

June 22, 2018
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Room G201, Health Education Building

Keynote Speaker
Tim Cowden
President and CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council

portrait of Tim Cowden

Mr. Cowden will be discussing his experiences with transcending professional boundaries and the prominent role played by the KCADC in negotiating and coordinating bi-state initiatives, promoting our region as an appealing center for business, and attracting a vibrant and diverse workforce.

The challenges faced by the KCADC in coordinating efforts by separate entities, dissolving boundaries, enhancing collaborative opportunities, educating about other professions, and attracting a motivated and diverse workforce are similar to those faced by the faculty of our school. Cowden bio

Following the keynote address, School of Health Professions faculty will participate in small group breakouts and a panel discussion focusing on team building and processes that support formation and growth of cohesive and productive interprofessional teams.

All faculty on the KU Medical Center campus are invited to attend the keynote presentation.
Coffee, light breakfast, and lunch will be provided.

  • Panelists: Charles Rozanski, Patty Kluding, Ph.D., PT, Deb Sullivan, Ph.D., RD, Norb Belz, Ph.D., RHIA
  • Focus group facilitators: Heather Gibbs, Ph.D., RD, Dory Sabata, OTD, OTR/L, Stacia Troshynski Brown, DPT, PT
  • Wrap-up: Tom Field, MHSA, associate vice chancellor for organizational improvement
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