American Delirium Society
2021 Virtual Annual Conference 

Scientific Discovery to Real World Implementation


June 13-15, 2021 | Virtual

Program Co-Chairs:

Babar Khan, MD, MS 
2021 Program Co-Chair
Immediate Past President, American Delirium Society

Noll Campbell, PharmD, MS 
2021 Program Co-Chair

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Pre-Conference (PC) pricing is for Sunday, June 13, 2021. Full Conference (FC) pricing includes the Pre-Conference and is for Sunday, June 13 - Tuesday, June 15, 2021

PC ONLY (ADS Member or Non-Member)  $100.00
FC (ADS Member) Physician  $250.00
FC (ADS Member) Non-Physician  $250.00
**FC (Non-Member) Physician $350.00
**FC (Non-Member) Non-Physician  $350.00
FC (ADS Member or Non-Member) Resident  $100.00
FC (ADS Member or Non-Member) Fellow  $100.00
FC (ADS Member or Non-Member) Trainee  $100.00
FC (ADS Member or Non-Member) Student  $100.00

**Includes one-year membership (January 1-December 31, 2021)


Welcome to the American Delirium Society (ADS) 2021 Virtual Annual Conference! We are pleased to host a 3-day meeting experience, which is expected to draw more than 400 investigators, educators and clinicians from all spectrums of healthcare and around the globe! #ADS21Virtual is the destination for professionals dedicated to improving delirium care at every level of their career.

The ADS conference focuses on learning with a diverse group of attendees across many disciplines and countries – each and every one striving to learn together as we improve delirium care across all healthcare settings.

The conference offers more than 20 symposia, workshops and roundtables, multiple abstract sessions, a virtual poster session and a robust all-day pre-conference. Internationally recognized faculty will deliver cutting edge clinical and research presentations encompassing all aspects of delirium care. We are proud to say that there will be something for everyone!

Don’t miss the following important events:

  • A dynamic full-day pre-conference. Through interactive didactic sessions and delirium assessment training, this intense curriculum will provide you with the skills to make important practice changes at your institution.
  • Plenaries from internationally recognized translational, clinical and policy experts.
  • Workshops and roundtables focused on practice improvement, education, research design/biostatistics, NIH funding and translational research.
  • Symposia focused on imaging, biomarkers, ICU practice change, sleep, palliative care, pediatrics and post-operative delirium prevention.
  • The NIDUS investigators will provide an update on their efforts to boost research infrastructure and training.
  • Presentations of oral abstracts moderated by senior investigators in the field.
  • A poster session moderated by experts in the field.

Finally, we wish to acknowledge the hard work and outstanding efforts of the Conference Planning Committee. A full list of committee members can be found below.

We welcome you to the ADS 2021 Virtual Annual Conference and hope you take advantage of all ADS has to offer.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify evidence-based best practices for recognizing and assessing delirium among patients in hospital, outpatient, and long-term care settings.

  2. Discuss evidence-based preventative and therapeutic strategies for reducing the prevalence and duration of delirium across the continuum of care.

  3. Review novel and innovative strategies to develop, implement, evaluate and sustain health system delirium reduction efforts.

  4. Explain emerging and high-impact research focused on delirium epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

2021 Conference Planning Committee

Babar Khan, MD, MS

Noll Campbell, PharmD, MS

Andrew Auerbach MD, MPH

Leanne Boehm, RN, PhD, ACNS-BC

Sikandar Khan, DO, MS

Heidi Lindroth, PhD, RN

Kerri Maya, MSL, RN, PHN

Esther Oh, MD, PhD

Mark Oldham, MD

Pratik Pandharipande, MD, MSCI, FCCM

Phillip Vlisides, MD

Christine Waszynski, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC

CE Credit

Physicians / Nurses / Pharmacists

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Delirium Society and Sutter Health. Sutter Health, 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.