Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Who: C-Suite Executives and Meeting Planners
CAE Credit Hours: 2
Critical Education Delivery Challenges on the Horizon for Medical and
- Are you concerned about staying relevant to the next
generation of healthcare and medical society members?
- Are technological advancements and choices impacting
your ability to keep up or compete for members’ attention?
- Do you have a clear understanding of how your members
are adopting virtual education methods -vs- a hands on approach to
Innovation and disruption are key forces in the healthcare
and medical sectors. Yet, many associations are risk adverse when it
comes to education delivery. Please join Dr. Robert McPherson, Dean of
Education at the University of Houston and No. 21 on the list of The Most
Influential Deans of Education in the United States by Mometrix Test Preparation,
for a c-suite breakfast session focused on understanding the transformation
that is occurring and exploring the complexities of appealing to multiple generations
and their evolving demands.
About the Speaker:
Robert McPherson, Ph.D.,
has been ranked No. 21 on a list of The 30 Most Influential Deans of
Education in the United States by Mometrix Test Preparation. Mometrix is
a Texas-based global company that produces test preparation materials for
college entry exams and certification tests.
The list was compiled by
researchers who analyzed the following factors: state and national awards and
honors; education program rankings; individual degree program rankings; and the
level of pay received by the institution's alumni.
A member of the National
Academies of Practice, McPherson is a Fellow of the American Psychological
Association (APA) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He
is a former member of the APA Council of Representatives, and has served in former
capacities as president of the Texas Psychological Association (TPA), and chair
of the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs.
McPherson has been Dean of the
College of Education since 2012. Over the past seven years, he has lead
the College in a transformation including participating in the National Council
for Teacher Quality (NCTQ) Inspectorate to ensure a strong educational
pipeline. Following their review, NCTQ, an organization that strives to
increase the number of effective teachers through advocacy of teacher policy
reforms, has ranked three University of Houston College of Education programs
in the top 25 of the nation’s best teacher preparation programs. Under
McPherson’s leadership, the College’s online graduate programs have been ranked
#1 by US News and World Report.
He is recipient of the American
Psychological Association's Karl Heiser Award in recognition for his state and
national advocacy contributions on behalf of psychologists and their patients.
McPherson is also co-founder of
Psychological Software Solutions which provides consultative services and
web-based behavioral management and progress monitoring systems for schools.
Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.