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CHIBE/PAIR Roybal Retreat

October 12-13, 2023

| All Day | In-Person
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The Hotel Hershey
100 Hotel Road
Hershey, PA 17033

Event Description

The Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) and the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center will host the Roybal Retreat at The Hershey Hotel on October 12-13, 2023.

Please note: this event is invitation-only.

We are excited to welcome Kenneth E. Freedland, PhD, FABCT, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, as our keynote speaker this year. Dr. Freedland will be speaking about pilot trials in health-related behavioral intervention research: problems, solutions, and recommendations.

Our annual retreats provide an excellent opportunity to build and strengthen relationships, not just among the teams we work with day to day, but also across disciplines and institutions. We hope you will take this time to get to know new faculty and staff through the poster session and team building activities. And, if you’re on X, don’t forget to use #PennRoybal23 as you tweet about our program.

Thank you for being a part of this year’s retreat and for your commitment to the fields of behavioral economics, health, and serious illness care!

Arrival Information

The Hotel Hershey

  • Both self-parking and valet parking are complimentary.
  • Lunch starts at 12:15 PM at the Circular Restaurant.
  • Event check-in is on the mezzanine level outside of the meeting site (at the Castilian Ballroom)

Hotel Check-In

You are welcome to check-in as soon as you arrive or anytime after that. If your room ready, it will be given to you immediately. If it is not ready, you will receive a text message to let you know as soon as it is available. You can either keep your luggage with you or leave it at the bell stand storage.  

Agenda – October 12, 2023

12:15-1:00 pmLunchThe Circular
1:00-1:15 pmWelcome – Kevin Volpp/Scott Halpern
Center Updates
Castilian Ballroom
1:15-2:15 pmKenneth E. Freedland, PhD, FAHA, FABMR
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine
“Pilot Trials in Health-Related Behavioral Intervention Research: Problems, Solutions, and Recommendations.”
2:15-3:30 pmJoint Research Practices Workshop
(1 hour and 15 minutes)
3:30-3:45 pmBreak
3:45-5:15 pmDisc Golf Tournament and Sports Free PlayHershey’s Sport Complex
Food Truck FrenzyGarden Terrace East Ballroom
6:00-7:00 pmPoster session and cocktailsFountain Lobby
7:00-8:30 pmDinnerGarden Terrace East Ballroom
8:30-10:00 pmMusical Bingo

Agenda – October 13, 2023

8:00-8:30 amBreakfastThe Circular
8:30-9:45 amVOICE Priorities: Utilizing Photo Voice to Operationalize and Identify Community Engagement Priorities Workshop
1 hour 15 minutes
Castilian Ballroom
10:00-10:30 amGroup Picture and Break
10:30-11:30 amResearch Presentations
(7-8-minute presentation; 7–8-minute discussion)

Kit Delgado: Peer Comparison Feedback Using Patient Reported Data for Increasing Post Operative Opioid Prescribing Guideline Adherence

Anna Morgan and Eric Bressman: Use of Automated SMS-based Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring To Improve Uncontrolled Hypertension in Primary Care Patients

Maayra Butt: A Modified Delphi Study to Develop Quality-weighted Hospital-Free-Days as an Acute Respiratory Failure Outcome Measure

Nick Bishop: A Randomized Trial of the Effect of Encouraging Medical Cannabis as a Component of Outpatient Palliative Care in Patients with Cancer
11:30-11:45 amBreak
11:45-12:30 pmResearch Presentations
7-8-minute presentation; 7–8-minute discussion

Erica Dixon: Accelerate Health Equity: Outcomes from Year 1 of a Philadelphia-Based Collaboration to Address Health Inequities and Improve Health Outcomes

Aidan Crowley: Changes in Disparities in Opioid Prescribing for Low-Acuity Conditions Before and After Randomized Clinician Feedback Interventions

Christopher Chesley: How do health systems contribute to critical care disparities? Exploring the role of clinician performance
12:30-1:15 pmLunchMezzanine
1:15-2:15 pmResearch Presentations
7–8-minute presentation; 7–8-minute discussion

Hamsa Bastani: Efficient and targeted COVID-19 border testing via reinforcement learning

Manasvini Singh: How Power Shapes Behavior: Evidence from Physicians

Jeff Ebert: A randomized controlled trial of behavioral and financial interventions encouraging drivers to buckle up and focus on the road

Eric VanEpps: The predictive power of exponential numeracy
2:15 pmClosing remarks – Alison Buttenheim