Join Us at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference
Changemaker Award Ceremony and Meet Roger Ulrich
Named the 2015 Changemaker, Roger Ulrich PhD, EDAC will accept the award in a keynote presentation at Healthcare Design Expo & Conference on Monday, November 16, 2015.
Ulrich is a professor of architecture at the Center for Healthcare Building Research at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, and is adjunct professor of architecture at Aalborg University in Denmark. He is the most frequently cited researcher internationally in evidence-based healthcare design.
The recipient of many awards, his work has directly impacted the design of billions of dollars’ worth of hospital construction and improved the health outcomes and safety of patients around the world. His recent work has dealt with subjects as varied as the effects of single versus multibed patient rooms on infection transmission; the negative impacts of hospital noise on patients and nurses; and how nature, gardens, and art can lessen pain, stress, and healthcare costs. A founding board member at The Center for Health Design, Roger is also a co-founding director of the Center for Health Systems and Design at
Texas A&M University, an interdisciplinary center housed jointly in the colleges of architecture and medicine. From 2005-2006, at the invitation of Britain’s National Health Service, he served as senior adviser on patient care environments to create scores of new hospitals
Given annually, the award honors individuals or organizations that have demonstrated exceptional ability to change the way healthcare facilities are designed and built, and whose work has broad impact on the advancement of healthcare design.
Pre-Conference Sessions You Won't Want to Miss
Plus An Opportunity to
Take the EDAC Exam Risk Free*
Kick off your Healthcare Design Expo & Conference experience with these exclusive pre-conference sessions that explore the practical application of evidence-based design, and then get prepared for the EDAC Exam with a comprehensive study session taught by industy experts.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
"I found this inspiring, really exciting, I had no idea that there was this intelligent thoughtful and really amazing group supported by tons of research - a fantastic group of people and wonderful references."
Ann Showan-Slade, MD, consultant, 2014 Coaching Workshop attendee
The EDAC Examination Preparation Workshop
(3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.), is a comprehensive study session to help prepare for the EDAC exam by offering general information about the exam, the types of questions on the exam, a detailed review of the three study guides, an overview of the five domains included on the Exam Content Outline, a summary of key concepts and time for Q&A.
Monday, November 16
11:00 am - 1:00 pm OR 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HCD conference attendees have the opportunity to take the EDAC Exam at conference and take advantage of a 10% discount + risk free offer - you can retake the exam once at no charge if you do not pass.
Register by October 5, 2015 to avoid a walk in fee, use code HCD15.
Here’s how: reserve your seat for the exam with your conference registration and then complete the exam application; use code HCD15 to receive the 10% discount (total charge for exam with discount is $319.50). Once you receive the "Notice to Schedule" your exam, you will need to select
the "Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center" location on November 16, 2015.
*Those who don't pass will be allowed to retake the exam again at a later date for free. Exam must be retaken no less than two months and no more than 12 months after registration date.