University of Wisconsin–Madison

Layton F. Rikkers Education Retreat

22nd Annual Layton F. Rikkers Education Retreat
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Health Sciences Learning Center Atrium
3:00 – 7:30 pm

 


Agenda


3:00 – 5:00 pm – Professional Development

  • 3:00 pm – Conflict Resolution: Tools That Can Be Used to Improve Relationships in Surgical Education 
    HSLC Rooms 1220-1222 | Led by: Jessica Swenson
  • 4:00pm – Enhancing Connections and Credibility in Clinical Education
    HSLC Rooms 1220-1222 | Led by: Dr. Corissa Lotta and Dr. Nickolas Frost

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Cocktails, Networking, Posters
6:00 – 7:30 pm – Program


Keynote Speaker

This year’s keynote speaker is
Carol-Anne Moulton, MD, MEd, PhD FRACS.
Dr. Carol-anne Moulton joins us from the Wilson Centre for Research in Education and the Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where she serves as the Medical Director of the Operating Room alongside her role at the University of Toronto where she spends her time in the Operating Room and as an Associate Professor. Dr. Moulton’s work focuses on educational approaches towards understanding the psychological Influences used in surgical judgement and decision making.


Professional Development


Conflict Resolution: Tools to use in Surgical Education
Led by: Jessica Swenson

 

Jessica Swenson
Learning and Talent Development Manager
Fully Prepared to Lead Program Manager, Facilitator, Consultant
Learning and Talent Development
Office of Human Resources

Jessica has been the Learning and Talent Development Manager and Fully Prepared to Lead Facilitator and Consultant at UW-Madison since 2014. Fully Prepared to Lead is a competency based leadership development program. In her role, she continues to create, develop, and implement online workshops, courses, and sustained learning communities focused on emerging individual and organizational needs. She is a leader in advancing campus priorities through collaborative efforts with academic and administrative leaders.


Enhancing Relationships and Credibility in Clinical Education
Led by: Dr. Corissa Lotta and Dr. Nickolas Frost

 

Dr. Corissa Lotta
Faculty Associate
Department of Counseling Psychology
School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Lotta completed her bachelors degree in psychology and masters degree in counseling at UW-Madison, and her PhD in counseling psychology at Arizona State University. Dr. Lotta has been in her part-time position in the Department of Counseling Psychology since 2000 where she primarily teaches courses in the Masters program. She is also part-time at the School of Veterinary Medicine, teaching clinical communication curriculum and providing support services to veterinary students.

One area of particular interest for Dr. Lotta is clinical communication across disciplines.

Dr. Nickolas Frost
Faculty
Department of Counseling Psychology
School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Frost completed his bachelors degree in psychology and philosophy at Siena Heights University, and his PhD in counseling psychology at UW-Madison. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Southern California and postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University and Palo Alto VA. Dr. Frost’s primary research interest is in psychotherapy process and outcome – more specifically his research aims to understand the mechanisms of effective psychotherapy including intervention techniques, client/therapist characteristics, and the instillation of hope. In addition, he focuses on ethnic minority mental health/well-being and factors that facilitate service utilization and effective treatment.