Program for Thursday May 12, 2022

The below schedule displays all annual meeting sessions available for the IN-PERSON #AGS22 program to be held in Orlando, FL, May 12-14, 2022 (pre-conference May 11). To view the on-demand program, click here.

Full In-Person At a Glance | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday 

Special Interest Group

HEALTHY AGING

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

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 geriatrics clinicians focused on healthy aging. During this meeting, we will explore projects, research, new developments, and implementation/intervention strategies related to healthy aging. 

Special Interest Group

HOSPITAL ELDER LIFE PROGRAM (HELP) / DELIRIUM PREVENTION

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Chair: Eva M. Schmitt, PhD

The mission of the HELP / Delirium Prevention SIG is to allow all current and potentially interested HELP sites to come together to hear the latest updates about HELP and delirium prevention, as well as to network and discuss successes and challenges in the planning or implementation process. HELP is an innovative model of hospital care designed to prevent delirium and functional decline and to improve overall quality of hospital care for older persons. The program has been demonstrated to be both effective and cost-effective, with the potential for large cost savings.

Special Interest Group

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

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

INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE IN GERIATRICS

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Co-Chairs: Josette A. Rivera, MD & Todd C. James, MD

The Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE/P) Special Interest Group welcomes all AGS members to explore how broad health professional interest in collaboration is changing health education and practice. Interprofessional education refers to when “two or more professionals learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes” (WHO, 2010). Please join us to explore opportunities to advance geriatric care and collaborative practice with new educational initiatives, curricula, and models of care.

Special Interest Group

JUNIOR FACULTY RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP BUSINESS MEETING

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Chair: Gregory Ouellet, MD

The Junior Faculty Research Career Development Special Interest Group is for junior faculty members and research fellows pursuing careers in aging-related research. At this meeting, we will elect our leadership for the coming year and discuss ideas for symposium submission. This SIG is a great way to network with other early career researchers and become involved with AGS.

Special Interest Group

OLDER ADULTS FACING CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND/OR KIDNEY FAILURE

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Co-Chairs: Leah Taffel, MD; Christine Liu, MD

During this SIG we will discuss the ways interdisciplinary collaboration can help older adults and their family members feel supported in the dialysis vs conservative management decision-making process; collaborate on how to create co-management geriatrics and renal subspecialty clinics; and foster research on outcomes that affect the quality of life of older adults with kidney disease, such as falls, re-hospitalization rates, and end of life care.

Special Interest Group

PALLIATIVE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Co-Chairs: Mona Gupta, MD; Kimberly A. Curseen, MD

This SIG promotes awareness of palliative care issues in the geriatrics community and hopes to identify and build on synergies that exist between geriatrics and palliative care.

Special Interest Group

VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Chair:  Marianne Shaughnessy, PhD, CRNP  

This session is intended for employees of the US Department of Veterans Affairs who are attending the annual meeting. Representatives from the VA Offices of Geriatrics and Extended Care Policy and Services will be present to provide updates on VA activities and plans; and to engage in discussion with VA staff present regarding matters of shared concern. Interested non-VA persons are welcome to attend but are asked to refrain from participating in open discussion.

Reception

DANCE PARTY / RECEPTION

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • CME/CE: TBD

Join us as we toast #AGS22 at a dance party with colleagues from across the country and around the world.