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2022 San Diego Pre-Con

Sunday, January 23, 2022 - In Person

2022 Chadwick Pre-Con

8:00 am - 4:30 pm PST
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ACEs Updates and Discussion: Moving to the Next Level

This institute will provide participants with the unique opportunity to obtain the latest information research findings on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and engage in a discussion on how to move beyond the first steps with Dr. Vincent Felitti, MD, leaders from the Academy on Violence and Abuse, and colleagues working to integrate ACEs knowledge into health and human services. Registration is on a first come, first served basis until January 23, 2022.

Chair and Facilitator – Dave Corwin, MD


We are so excited to see you on Sunday! For everyone's safety:

  • You are required to bring your COVID-19 Vaccination Card and/or very recent Negative Test
  • KN95 will be provided at the AVA Pre-Conference

8:00 – 8:05 am
Welcome - David L. Corwin, MD, Chair

8:05 – 8:35 am
Vincent Felitti, MD – ACEs: Integration into routine practice

8:35 – 9:10 am
John Stirling, MD – What do the ACE questions really measure?

9:10 – 9:40 am
Dave Schneider, MD - ACEs: Integration into primary care.

9:40 – 9:50 am       Break

9:50 – 10:20 am
Brooks Keeshin, MD* - The positive side of screening for trauma in children

10:20 – 10:50 am
Victor Vieth, JD, MA – Spiritual impact of ACEs

10:50 – 11:20 am
Suzanne Frank, MD – How ACEs screening and TIC transformed School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County, CA

11:20 – 11:50 pm
Betsy Goulet, DPA* - Moving from the classroom to the field: Pre-service and in service simulation training

12:50 – 12:50 pm      Lunch

12:50 – 1:20 pm
Susie Wiet, MD* – ACEs neurobiology, adolescent addiction, resilience, and the HRSQ

1:20 – 1:50 pm
Machelle Madsen Thompson, PhD, LCSW – Resilience Interventions following trauma

1:50 – 2:20 pm
Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP and Dhrubodhi Mukhejee, PhD, LCSW – Preparing social work students for interprofessional teams on trauma informed practice

2:20 – 2:30 pm       Break

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Bill Cosgrove, MD – ACEs detailing for individual clinicians in private practice

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Bob Sege, MD, PhD* – Building HOPE: Healthy outcomes from positive childhood experiences

3:30 – 4:00 pm
RJ Gillespie, MD - Integrating Positive Childhood Experiences into Primary Care Pediatrics

4:00 – 4:30 pm
David L. Corwin, MD – Discussion, questions, and final comments from group

*Presenting virtually via Zoom or pre-recorded video