2022 National APP Advisory Council Meeting

May 5, 2022 - May 6, 2022

Registration for this event is now closed. Please contact Molly Carlucci if you have any questions or concerns.

Jointly provided by SullivanCotter and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Please note we will be requiring proof of vaccination in order to attend this event. More information will be shared with registrants prior to the event.

When and Where

May 5, 2022 - May 6, 2022

Loews Atlanta

1065 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309


SullivanCotter has secured a limited number of hotel rooms at Loews Atlanta at a discounted rate of $229 per night.

Book a room online or contact the hotel directly at 877.872.0104 and reference SullivanCotter's National APP Advisory Council Meeting.

Guaranteed availability and discounted rates expire on April 13, 2022 at 5:00pm ET or when room block becomes fully booked - whichever comes first.

Pricing and Deadlines

Registration is Closed

National APP Advisory Council Meeting

Please join us this year for the annual meeting!

This meeting brings together top advanced practice provider (APP) leaders from around the country to focus on the evolving role of APPs and spark discussion about new trends, performance drivers and leading practices. Participants have the opportunity to learn from their peers in a variety of ways, including case studies, panel discussions, structured exercises and informal networking opportunities that have been built into this 1.5 day session.

This meeting will focus on the latest APP utilization, engagement, leadership structures and productivity data from SullivanCotter's proprietary survey collection.

Facilitated by SullivanCotter, the National APP Advisory Council Meeting will provide an opportunity for in-depth discussion and group dialogue on the following APP topics:

  • Innovative APP care models
  • Using data to drive change and improve performance
  • Research on optimizing APP practice and discussion of current literature
  • Alignment of APP and physician work effort and performance
  • APP financial performance

Continuing Medical Education Information

Event Educational Objectives

  • Identify evolving models of care utilizing APPs and quantify the APP contribution to care delivery
  • Understand the components needed to assess current state of APP utilization and optimization
  • Describe current trends in APP workforce literature
  • Discuss innovative ways that organizations are beginning to measure and assess APP productivity
  • Understand the trends in CRNA market data and evaluate the general makeup of anesthesia care team
  • Discuss examples of measures undertaken by the AAPA and AANP to further the APP profession

Event Faculty

  • Ingrid Amstutz - Survey Manager, SullivanCotter
  • Catherine Brown, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC - Associate Vice President, UAB Medicine
  • Emilie Davis, PA-C - AVP for Advanced Practice Providers Ochsner Health
  • Christine Everett, PhD - PA Program Director, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Brian Graves, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC - Director of Advanced Practice, Tampa General Hospital
  • Zachary Hartsell, DHA, PA-C - Principal, SullivanCotter
  • Jill Hendrix, PA-C, MPAS, FAAPA - Assistant Vice President, Wellstar Health System
  • Ivonne Johnson, DNP, APRN - Chief APP Officer, AdventHealth Medical Group
  • April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN - Associate Dean Clinical and Community Partnerships Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Jennifer Orozco, PA-C, DFAAPA - Director, Advanced Practice Providers, Rush University Medical Center
  • Betsy Shilliday, Pharm.D., CDE, CPP, BCACP, FASHP - Director, Advance Practice Provider Center, UNC Health

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and SullivanCotter. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8.5 contact hours.

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Americans With Disabilities Act

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Molly Carlucci prior to the live event at 312.564.5882.

Date & Time

Thursday, May 5: 8:00am - 5:00pm
(plus networking reception to follow)
Friday, May 6: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Who Should Attend?

This activity is intended for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and Physician Assistant (PA) leaders who are responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the APP workforce. Please note: One person from each organization is welcome to attend. There may be an opportunity to bring an additional leader based on space. Notification will occur in April for those interested.

What is the National APP Advisory Council?

SullivanCotter's National APP Advisory Council focuses on the emerging role of the advanced practice provider. It guides the development of tools, solutions, data collection and other resources needed by leaders to assess and optimize the APP workforce. The purpose of the Council is to:

  • Create unique platforms to facilitate networking, discussion and ideation
  • Identify leading practices, emerging trends, performance drivers and common barriers
  • Offer ongoing networking and learning opportunities
  • Provide early access to new thinking, models, products and data
  • Cultivate a community of progressive health care leaders committed to helping shape the evolving:
    • Health care environment
    • Models of care
    • Infrastructure needed to support the APP workforce


Please contact Molly Carlucci

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be submitted by Friday, April 22 in order to receive a refund. Unfortunately, we are unable to issue a credit after this date. Substitutions are welcome and will not incur a processing fee. Cancellation requests should be sent to info@sullivancotter.com.