Opening session videos from the 2011 SLC

Opening session keynote addresses from Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, and David Satcher, MD, PhD, focused on psychologists as leaders in a changing health care environment

by Communications Staff

April 28, 2011—The 2011 State Leadership Conference opening session keynote addresses, delivered by Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, APA Practice Organization (APAPO) executive director for professional practice, and David Satcher, MD, PhD, director of Satcher Health Leadership Institute and the Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, were streamed live over the internet for the first time. 

These videos, along with video from the question and answer period that followed the speeches, are now available on

Leadership in an Evolving Health Care System

Speaker: Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, Executive Director for Professional Practice
APA Practice Directorate and Practice Organization

Dr. Nordal focuses on how psychologists can prepare themselves for leadership roles in an evolving health care system.

Transcript of Audio (PDF, 99 KB)


Leadership Opportunities in the Era of Health Care Reform

Speaker: David Satcher, MD, PhD, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute; Director, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities; 16th Surgeon General of the U.S.

Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Satcher discusses leadership in fostering accountability through outcomes and improved patient care, and how psychologists can demonstrate a leadership role to address the problem of health disparities.

Transcript of Audio (PDF, 128 KB)