Janet Falk-Kessler Distinguished Lectureship and Day of Scholarship

Thursday December 21, 2023

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12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fully virtual on the Whova Conference App.  

Join an international and diverse roster of clinicians, educators, scholars, and presenters and earn up to 6 professional development contact hours! 

Attendees can join live virtually or access all session recordings for up to 4 weeks after the conference. 



Call for Papers

Submit a Proposal by 9/15

The call for papers is now open! 

Submit a proposal to present a 30-minute oral presentation (20 min presentation and 10 min discussion) or a 1-hour professional poster session. All oral and poster presentations must highlight either (1) a gap in clinical practice and evidence-based solutions or (2) a synthesis of critical literature with direct implications for OT practice, education, and research.​

Required Proposal Components:​

1. Title (20 words or less)​

2. Presentation type (poster or oral)​

3. Learning Objectives (2 required)​

4. Abstract Synopsis (30 words or less)​

5. Full Abstract (350 words or less)​

6. References (no more than 4 current references in APA format)​

Submissions will be accepted until September 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EST.


Registration will open in the fall.

For more information, please reach out to eileen.lloyd@columbia.edu

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Past Janet Falk-Kessler Distinguished Lecturers

2022: Amy Lynch, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, TBRI® Educator, SCFES

2021: Gary Bedell, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

2020: Danielle Butin, MS, OTR

2019: Kristie Koenig, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA