Program for Friday May 13, 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.

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COFFEE/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (FRI)

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:00am - 8:00am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Ballroom & Lobby Levels
  • CME/CE: TBD

Workshop

CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP: VERTIGO I

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Oceanic 1
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Ticketed session. No additional fee.
Faculty:  Anthony G. Arslan, DO; Mithil V. Choksey, MD; Marina L. Blagodatny, MD, CMD 
Learning Objectives: (1) review the prevalence and impact of BPV; (2) perform a Dix Halpike and a lateral roll; and (3) perform canalith repositioning maneuvers to diagnose and resolve vertiginous symptoms.
 

Symposia

CONSIDERING 'WHAT MATTERS MOST' ACROSS SETTINGS OF CARE PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Developed by the Research Committee
Moderator: Sarah Berry, MD
This session will present the latest peer-reviewed geriatrics research with questions and answers to follow.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss new and original research in geriatrics; (2) describe an emerging concept or new scientific focus in aging research; and (3) summarize the key findings of projects with relevance to care of older adults.

P20 - What Matters Most: Addressing Follow Through Gaps in Advance Care Planning    
Swathi Nair Kavitha Sukesh, BS
P22 - Longitudinal Associations of Self-Reported Visual, Hearing, and Dual Sensory Difficulties with Symptoms of Depression Among Older Adults in the United States    
Olivia J. Killeen, MD
P23 - Determining What Matters Most to Hospitalized Patients: A Qualitative Analysis    
Alexandra E. Petrakos, MD
P21 - Evaluation of ALIGN: Aging, Life Innovations, Goals & Needs for High-Risk Older Patients    
Minji Kim, BS

 

Workshop

GERIATRIC EDUCATION MATERIALS AND METHODS SWAP II

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Education
  • Location: S. Hemisphere IV/V
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Teachers Section and the Education Committee   
Moderator: Julia Hiner, MD
This workshop presents a forum for teachers of geriatric education to share topics and materials of common interest, such as program development, curriculum, educational process and research in teaching and evaluation. Learning Objective: (1) describe and exchange geriatric education and teaching materials.

Breaking Down the Hierarchy: Impacts of a CAN Experience on IM Residents
Amber M. Birkland, PA
Frontiers in Aging: A Novel Geriatrics Elective for Medical Students
Aman Narayan, MD
Truth or Dare the Geriatrician Way: Utilizing Gamification to Enhance Learning
Becky B. Powers, MD
Combating Ageism and Improving Attitudes Toward Aging Amongst Internal Medicine Residents 
Brent R. Schell, MD

 

Symposia

MANAGING OLDER ADULTS WITH SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS: PRACTICAL PEARLS FOR GERIATRICS CLINICIANS

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Presenters: Susan W. Lehmann, MD and Shilpa Srinivasan, MD

Older adults with serious mental illness can present management challenges.  In this session, geriatric psychiatrists, Susan W. Lehmann, MD and Shilpa Srinivasan, MD, discuss several common serious psychiatric conditions and provide helpful recommendations for best practice and clinical care.

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the approach to evaluating an older patient with affective symptoms; (2) discuss the pharmacologic considerations related to treatment of severe mood disorders in later life; (3) describe the approach to evaluating an older patient with psychotic symptoms; and (4) discuss the pharmacologic considerations related to treatment of psychotic disorders in later life. 

Symposia

PERIOPERATIVE GERIATRIC SURGERY CO-MANAGEMENT: THE AMBULATORY EDITION

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: S. Hemisphere I/II
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Geriatric Surgical Co-Management Special Interest Group and the Geriatrics for Specialists Initiative
Moderator: Nadia Mujahid, MD, CMD, AGSF
This session will present innovative ways to positively impact and improve the perioperative care of older adults, focused on the period of time prior to surgery and in the outpatient setting. Learning Objectives: (1) describe and contrast different successful ambulatory geriatric surgery co-management models and their specific care management strategies and treatment interventions to improve quality of life and outcomes in older patients prior to surgery; (2) review innovative components for building a future co-management workforce; and (3) discuss working with multiple perioperative disciplines to build an integrated model of care as a perioperative surgical home, highlighting the Geriatric Surgery Verification Program process.

Ambulatory Geriatric Surgery Co-Management at Mount Sinai Hospital
Stephanie W. Chow, MD, MPH
Achieving Age-Friendly Health Care in an Academic Center for Perioperative Medicine
Heather Lander, MD
Multidisciplinary Co-Management for the Older Rural Surgical Patient
Stacie G. Deiner, MS, MD

 

Symposia

RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF NURSING HOME CARE FROM THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere E3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine, AGS and AMDA, the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care
Moderator: Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP
This session will present the critical findings and recommendations from the 2022 report of the National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes. Learning Objectives: (1) contribute to public policy, research and care delivery design to improve outcomes for residents and staff in US nursing homes; (2) review Committee findings and recommendations to improve staffing; (3) discuss Committee findings and recommendations related to financing and health information technology; and (4) describe Committee findings and recommendations to improve quality assurance and emergency planning.

NASEM Committee on Nursing Home Quality: Overview of Task and Guiding Principles
Debra Saliba, MD, MPH, AGSF  
Building a Workforce to Meet Complex and Diverse Resident Needs
Jasmine L. Travers, PhD, MHS, RN, AGPCNP-BC 
Findings and Recommendations for Financing of Care and Building Health Information Technology
Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH 
Designing a More Effective and Responsive Approach to Quality Assurance and Emergency Planning
Debra Saliba, MD, MPH, AGSF

Section Meeting

RESIDENTS SECTION BREAKFAST & FELLOWSHIP FAIR

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III

Co-Chairs: Kieran McAvoy, MD & Brent Schel, MD
All residents and 4th year medical students are encouraged to attend this section meeting. Come and meet others and discuss your own ideas about the field and ways to get more involved in AGS. Geriatricians will be present to discuss geriatrics as a career and opportunities in the field.  Fellowship directors will be representing their programs at the fellowship fair portion of the section meeting. Breakfast will be served.
 

Section Meeting

WOMEN IN GERIATRICS SECTION BREAKFAST MEETING

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Asia 1

Co-Chairs:  Lee A. Jennings, MD, MSHS & Lisa Miura, MD
This Section is intended for AGS members of all disciplines working in geriatrics. The purpose is to provide a forum for women to discuss challenges and share ideas related to their personal and professional lives. This year’s topic will be Redefining Leadership: A Panel Discussion on Defining Leadership, Professional Growth, and Overcoming Challenges as a Female Leader in the Field. Panelists: Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH; Amy Westcott, MD, MHPE, CMD, FAAHPM, AGSF; Crystal Burkhardt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, FCCP.  Breakfast will be served. 

Plenary Symposia

AGS AWARDS CEREMONY

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:45am - 9:30am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Pacific Hall

Please join us as we honor and celebrate this year’s prestigious award winners:

Edward J. Henderson Student Award
Justine Enns
Clinical Student Research Award
Dallas Mindo-Panusis
Scientist-in-Training Research Award
Chan Mi Park, MD
Health in Aging Foundation New Investigator Award
Jason R. Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD
Kenneth Lam, MD, MAS
Jasmine L. Travers, PhD, MHS, RN, AGPCNP-BC
Scott Martin Vouri, PharmD, MS, PhD
Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year Award
Ariel R. Green, MD, MPH
Outstanding Junior Research Manuscript Award
Claire K. Ankuda, MD, MPH, MSc
Outstanding Junior Clinician Educator of the Year Award
Norka Quillatupa, MD
Outstanding Junior Clinician Education Manuscript Award
Patricia Ng, MD
Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award
Ravishankar Ramaswamy, MBBS
AGS Choosing Wisely Champion
Lee Lindquist MD, MPH, MBA
State Affiliate Achievement Awards
Louisiana Geriatrics Society & Oregon Geriatrics Society
Presidential Poster Awardees 
Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in the Surgical and Related Medical Specialties Who Are Focused on the Care of Older Adults
Lauren T. Southerland, MD
Arti Hurria Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in Internal Medicine Who Are Focused on the Care of Older Adults
Anil N. Makam, MD, MAS
Clinician of the Year Award
Helen S. Kao, MD
Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Award
Mitchell T. Heflin, MD, MHSc
Nascher Manning Award
Jerry C. Johnson, MD
David H. Solomon Memorial Public Service Award
West Health

 

Plenary Symposia

THOMAS AND CATHERINE YOSHIKAWA OUTSTANDING SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT FOR CLINICAL INVESTIGATION AWARD LECTURE: EMBRACING COMPLEXITY - A GERIATRICIAN’S APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING SERIOUS ILLNESS

  • Date:
  • Time: 9:30am - 10:15am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 0.75 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Presenter: Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS

Learning objectives: (1) identify the complex layers of personal, social and contextual factors that impact the health and well-being of seriously ill older adults; (2) describe the challenges related to timely identification of those with serious illness; (3) consider the impact of illness and care experiences on care partners and families; and (4) imagine the policies, programs, research and workforce we must develop to improve the care of older adults. 
 

Symposia

2021 U13 CANCER AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: N. Hemisphere E3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee

Learning Objectives: (1) list specific challenges in medical decision-making for patients with comorbid cancer and heart disease; (2) discuss the role of technology or mobile health in promoting behavioral and lifestyle change in these populations; and (3) describe biological and social factors that contribute to the common co-occurrence of cancer and cardiovascular disease in older Americans.

Aging and Cardiovascular System
Daniel E. Forman, MD

Challenges in Medical Decision-Making in the Management of Comorbid Cancer and Heart Disease
William Dale, MD, PhD 

Developing and Assessing a Mobile Health Exercise Intervention for Older Patients with Cancer
Kah Poh (Melissa) Loh, MBBCh, BAO, MS
 

Workshop

CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP: VERTIGO II

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Oceanic 1
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Ticketed session. No additional fee.


Faculty:  Anthony G. Arslan, DO; Mithil V. Choksey, MD; Marina L. Blagodatny, MD, CMD 
Learning Objectives: (1) review the prevalence and impact of BPV; (2) perform a Dix Halpike and a lateral roll; and (3) perform canalith repositioning maneuvers to diagnose and resolve vertiginous symptoms.
 

Workshop

CPT CODING: BEYOND BASIC E/M

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 5
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Moderator: Peter A. Hollmann, MD, AGSF
Learning Objective: (1) discuss care management, advance care planning, collaborative behavioral health and other services, including what is new in 2022.
 

Special Interest Group

JUNIOR FACULTY RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETING

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III
  • CME/CE: 0

Chair: Gregory Ouellet, MD

The Junior Faculty Research Career Development Meeting is a great opportunity for junior faculty and research fellows to meet each other and to receive advice on career development from mid-career and senior faculty. This year will have presentations by Alexander Smith, MD and Amy Kind, MD, the 2021 and 2019 Yoshikawa Awardees for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in Clinical Investigation.  These talks will be followed by a panel Q & A about career transition points with Drs. Smith and Kind and the 2019-2021 Outstanding Junior Investigator Awardees: Andrew Cohen, MD;  Lauren Ferrante, MD and Nancy Schoenborn, MD.   

Symposia

LONG-TERM PULMONARY, COGNITIVE AND PSYCHIATRIC OUTCOMES OF COVID-19

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Clinical Research in Dementia Special Interest Group
Moderator: Jin H. Han, MD, MSc & Esther S. Oh, MD, PhD
This program is intended to provide information for health professionals who wish to learn more about long-term clinical outcomes of COVID-19 (long COVID). Learning Objectives: (1) describe current understanding of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection and post-COVID-19 pulmonary outcomes as well as a model for approach to care, with a focus on the importance of rehabilitation throughout the continuum of care; (2) discuss how COVID-19 affects cognitive outcomes and discuss potential interventions to improve cognition; and (3) longitudinally assess psychiatric sequelae of COVID-19 and implement behavioral and pharmacological intervention strategies in clinical practice.

Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Pulmonary Sequelae
Ann M. Parker, MD, PhD
Cognitive Outcomes of COVID-19
Jin H. Han, MD, MSc
Long-Term Psychiatric Manifestations of COVID-19
Babar A. Khan, MD, MS

 


 

Symposia

OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES AND ADAPTABILITY OF IMPLEMENTING PATIENT PRIORITIES ALIGNED DECISION MAKING IN VARIOUS SETTINGS

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: S. Hemisphere I/II
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Patient Priorities Aligned Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions Special Interest Group
Moderator: Mary E. Tinetti, MD
This symposium is designed for clinicians who desire to provide care aligned with the specific health priorities of their older patients who have multiple chronic conditions. Learning Objectives: (1) adapt and implement patient priorities aligned decision making across different settings; and (2) describe the challenges and opportunities of implementing patient priorities aligned decision making across different settings.
 

You Can Do Patient Priorities Aligned Decision Making on Your Own
Claire Davenport, MD, MS
Implementing Patient Priorities Care in Primary Care (Where It Isn’t Primary)
Ardeshir Z. Hashmi, MD, FACP
Implementing Patient Priorities Care Across Multiple Sites
Aanand D. Naik, MD

 

Symposia

RECOGNIZING FRAILTY AND PROMOTING RESILIENCE PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee
Moderator: Caroline S. Blaum , MD, MS


This session will present the latest peer-reviewed geriatrics research with questions and answers to follow.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss new and original geriatrics research; (2) describe an emerging concept or new scientific focus in aging research; and (3) summarize the key findings of projects with relevance to care of older adults.
 

P24 - Frailty Index at the Beginning of Elderhood and Accumulation of Age-Related Diseases, Disability, and Death Over 10 Years    
Jieun Jang, PhD
P25 - Using the AM-PAC to Predict Discharge Disposition Among Hospitalized Patients    
Daniel Young, DPT, PhD & Kevin H. McLaughlin, DPT   
P26 - Innovative Goal-Based Automated Text Messaging System Implementation to a Nationally Recognized Group Exercise, Gerofit-To-Home Program: A Feasibility Study    
Sungyub Lew, MD
P27 - Association of Frailty with Receiving Social Work Services for Elder Abuse in a National Health System
Lena K. Makaroun, MD, MS

 

Workshop

SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS, AND MANAGEMENT OF OROPHARYNGEAL DYSPHAGIA AND ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Asia 1
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Moderator: Liron Sinvani, MD
This interactive workshop is divided into three didactic topic areas delivered by an interprofessional panel (geriatrician, hospitalist, speech pathologist) followed by small group discussions. Learning Objectives: (1) standardize a screening and diagnostic process for older adults with oropharyngeal dysphagia; (2) utilize a more informed decision-making process with patients and caregivers regarding decisions for long-term oral intake and its impact on quality of life; (3) describe the limitations of chest radiographs in diagnosing pneumonia in older adults; and (4) identify risk factors that inform antimicrobial management of aspiration pneumonia.

Screening and Diagnosis of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia
Megan A. Hartpence, MS CCC-SLP
Management of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia
Liron Sinvani, MD
Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Aspiration Pneumonia
Alex Makhnevich, MD

 

Plenary Symposia

RIDING ROLLER COASTERS: THE UPS AND DOWNS OF PUBLIC POLICY DURING A PANDEMIC

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Track: Public Policy
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Moderator: Peter A. Hollmann, MD, AGSF

This session presents some of the major AGS achievements over the past two years as well as our ongoing AGS work throughout the pandemic.  A few major highlights will cover the intersection of structural racism and ageism in AGS public policy activities; FDA approval and Medicare coverage of Aducanumab; and influencing and improving payment accuracy and services for older adult care. Learning Objectives: (1) describe legislative and regulatory opportunities for influencing public policy; and (2) discuss how AGS incorporates new public policy priorities into its existing advocacy efforts and how the Society works in coalition. 

Intersection of Structural Racism and Ageism 
William Hung, MD, MPH
FDA Approval and Medicare Coverage of Aducanumab  
Mark Supiano, MD, AGSF
Improving Payment Accuracy 
Audrey K. Chun, MD, MPH, AGSF