Program for Friday May 05, 2023

Other Session

FUN STATIONS: TEST YOUR SKILLS AND WIN PRIZES!

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Trainees will be testing their knowledge via interactive quiz stations supervised by Geriatric Faculty from various Universities/Medical Centers. Students, residents and fellows will have the opportunity to network and interact with leaders in geriatric education. Questions will address important geriatric topics, such as aging physiology and its effects on disease, dermatological conditions, functional impairment and use of assistive devices.  Come learn, have fun, and win prizes in a relaxed setting! 

Special Interest Group

GERIATRIC-SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Nadia Mujahid, MD & Esteban Garcia Franco, 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 both experts and novices 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

GEROSCIENCE

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Chair: George A. Kuchel, MD
The Geroscience SIG brings together AGS members from varied backgrounds who all share a common interest in leveraging our understanding of basic aging processes towards the discovery, validation, implementation and educational dissemination of interventions designed to promote health, function and independence in late life.

Special Interest Group

HEALTHY AGING

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Kady Goldlist, MD & Julia Loewenthal, MD
The Healthy Aging Special Interest Group (SIG) focuses on ways to promote healthy aging initiatives at AGS. We are a group of interprofessional clinicians, researchers, and educators who are passionate about incorporating prevention, wellness, integrative medicine, and lifestyle medicine into the care of older adults. Let’s strategize ways to expand and intensify AGS efforts in healthy aging.

Special Interest Group

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

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

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

PALLIATIVE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Mona Gupta, MD; Kayreb Nazyrcim, 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

PATIENT PRIORITIES ALIGNED CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH MULTIPLE CHRONIC CONDITIONS

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Chair: Claire Davenport, MD, MS & Ardeshir Hashmi, MD 
Have you ever wondered how you might align care with what Matters Most to patients in your clinical practice, university or health system? Come hear members pitch their implementation ideas and projects with Patient Priorities Care in a variety of care settings. Here is the perfect opportunity to receive or give feedback with colleagues and Patient Priorities Care experts. We do hope you will join us. 

Special Interest Group

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

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, MD & Susan Hardy, MD
PACE is a comprehensive, fully integrated model which provides community-based care for nursing home eligible frail elders.  This SIG provides 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.