March 22, 2024


Registration opens
5:00-5:30pm Dinner
5:30-6:15pm Opening Session- Lessons Learned: Dispatch from a Mid-Career Psychiatrist
Julie Penzner, MD
6:15-6:30pm Poster Award Presentation
6:30-7:30pm Residency Program Highlights


March 23, 2024

7:30–8:00am  Registration

Kenneth Fleishman, MD; Samuel A Fleishman, MD; Scott Klenzak, MD, DFAPA, & Katy Kranze

Future of Psychiatry in NC
Scott Klenzak, MD, DFAPA; Mehul Mankad, MD, DFAPA; & Constance Olatidoye, MD

Anthony Kulukulualani, MD; Danielle Lowe, MD, PhD; & Therese Garrett, MD FAPA

Simulation Center Tour

10:15-10:30am  Break
10:30-12:30pm Expo Hall
12:30-1:30pm Lunch Keynote

Kelly Crosbie, MSW, LCSW,
Director, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Use Services, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services


Medical Student Track

Master the Match!: ERAS Do's and Don'ts, Interviews, Research, Transition to Residency (Ok, you matched, now what?!)
Mikeala Bekemeier, MD; Scott Klenzak, MD, DFAPA; Elizabeth Monis, DO; Alana Parker, MD; Julie Penzner, MD; Elena Perea, MD; & Miranda van Tilburg, PhD


Resident/Fellow Track

Navigating the Post-Residency Landscape: Career Paths, Financial Wellness, & Fellowship Opportunities
Attorney Michael Becker; David Bernhardt, CLU, CLTC; Preston Easterday, MD; Kevin Lamm, MD; Winston Li, MD; Mehul Mankad, MD, DFAPA; & Constance Olatidoye, MD

3:30-3:45pm Break
3:45-4:30pm Plenary Closing Session
Scott Klenzak, MD, DFAPA; Danielle Lowe, MD, PhD; & Constance Olatidoye, MD


This schedule is subject to change at any time leading up to the symposium.


Exhibitor Information

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Address & Parking

Center For Medical Education
3305 Melrose Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Hotels Near the Symposium Venue

Extended State America Suites 408 Owen Dr. Fayetteville (0.35 miles from venue)

Extend Stay America Select Suites 1381 Walter Reed Road Fayetteville (0.49 miles from venue)

Hilton Garden Inn 4025 Sycamore Dairy Road Fayetteville (3.11 miles from venue)

Embassy Suite 4760 Lake Valley Dr. Fayetteville (3.67 miles from venue)

Homewood Suites 4028 Legend Ave. Fayetteville  (3.29 miles from venue)

Home2 Suites by Hilton 4035 Sycamore Dairy Road, Fayetteville (4.0 miles from venue)