Program for Saturday May 15, 2021

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Special Interest Group

CLINICAL CARE FOR HOMELESS OLDER ADULTS

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Co-Chairs:  Diane Chau, MD & Vera Sverdlovsky, MD   
The purpose of this SIG is to provide a forum where issues that impact the homeless aging older adult are discussed. The SIG is meant to be a place where the members can interact to find and expand access to care when it comes to caring for Homeless Older Adults.

Special Interest Group

FAMILY PHYSICIANS IN GERIATRICS

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Chair: Erik J. Lindbloom, MD, MSPH
This group addresses any issues of concern to family physicians, family medicine fellows, and family medicine residents caring for older adults. We communicate with several of the other family medicine organizations, such as the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

Special Interest Group

GERIATRIC-SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Chair: Lynn McNicoll, MD
Interested in Co-Management? Thinking about starting it at your institution? Join us at the Geriatric-Surgical Co-Management SIG meeting to network with experts and novices alike seeking to improve the management of elderly surgical patients. Come learn about the new AGS CoCare: Ortho Dissemination Project from the leaders in the field. It is also a great opportunity for programs to showcase their successes and challenges.

Special Interest Group

HEALTHY AGING

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Co-Chairs: Kathryn M. Daniel, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, GS-C, AGSF & Paul L. Mulhausen, MD, MHS, AGSF, FACP
The Healthy Aging SIG offers an opportunity for networking between and among geriatric clinicians focused on Healthy Aging. During this meeting, we will discuss and explore projects, research, and new developments around this topic as well as implementation/intervention strategies with other like-minded clinicians. 
 

Special Interest Group

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Co-Chairs: Ariba Khan, MD, MPH & Niharika Suchak, MBBS, MHS, FACP
This SIG promotes awareness of global trends in aging and healthcare issues in older adults that span continents and cross international borders.  It focuses on developing proposals for AGS annual meetings regarding global challenges and successful strategies in health care delivery for older adults and models of care (including adaptation for local use), and design and implementation of geriatrics training programs in multiple health professions.  

Special Interest Group

PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY (PACE)

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Co-Chairs: Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, MD & Susan Hardy, MD
PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a comprehensive, fully integrated model which provides community-based care for nursing home eligible frail elders.  This session will provide information to people who are interested in working with or establishing a PACE organization. In addition, people who are currently working with PACE organizations are encouraged to attend to share PACE stories and best practices for management of older adults with chronic diseases. We encourage anyone with questions to come and explore why this model has become so successful.

Special Interest Group

SOCIETY FOR GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE GERIATRICS (SGIM)

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Chair: Jennifer L. Carnahan, MD, MPH
The Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Interest Group has traditionally been a source of collaborative activity between the American Geriatrics Society and SGIM. Collaborative efforts between geriatricians and general internists who frequently provide care for older adults are synergistic and provide benefits all participants. This interest group will focus on ways to develop products including symposiums and workshops for the annual meetings of both societies, encourage dialogue between members focused on research, education, or clinical care of older adults, and connect members with similar interests with mentorship and opportunity for joint projects outside the annual meetings. We welcome researchers, clinicians, and educators at all levels of training and expertise to our meeting.

Special Interest Group

WOUND PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: 0.0

Co-Chairs: Veronica Nwagwu, MD & Sarwat Jabeen, MD, FAAFP
The Wound Prevention and Management SIG is an interdisciplinary group of healthcare professionals who strive to improve outcomes in skin and wound health in vulnerable older adults through supporting education, research, and quality improvement initiatives. The SIG serves as a platform to discuss educational initiatives at AGS, policy objectives so that we may get our patients “what they need to get those wounds closed!”, and updates budding research.  We welcome all interested, regardless of experience.