Program for Wednesday May 08, 2024

All sessions are listed in Eastern Time. 

Pre-conference Session

FELLOWSHIP DIRECTORS PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Education
  • CME/CE: 3
  • Type: Virtual

Additional fee session
Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) 

The role of the geriatrics fellowship director is complex and involves a variety of activities and responsibilities. This session will present topics of interest and practical instruction for both new and seasoned fellowship directors.  Learning Objectives: (1) explain updates in accreditation for geriatric medicine fellowship programs; (2) describe at least one strategy to improve recruitment in geriatrics; and
(3) discuss innovative educational materials and tools.

10:00 AMWelcome
Kate Bennett, MD
 
10:05 AMACGME Update (IM and FM) with Q&A
Helen Fernandez, MD 
10:25 AMSupporting Fellow Scholarship
Mandi Sehgal, MD  
10:35 AMProgram Director Networking/Mentorship Session
John Culberson, MD, Lisa Vargish, MD & Mamata Yanamadala, MBBS 
11:10 AMVisa Sponsored Positions
Jeremy Whyman, MD & Fellow TBN 
11:20 AMBreak
11:30 AM

Quick Hit Topics  

  • GERI‐A‐FLOAT 
    Ryan Chippendale, MD & Mariu Duggan, MD, MPH
  • Osteopathic Medicine Program 
    Natalie Sanders, DO
  • AGE-ACT:  Help Us Help You!
    Linda R. Ferrie & Kelly Wheeler, LMSW 
11:50 AMMini-Fair for Curricular Innovations/Tool Swap
Kate Bennett, MD
Fellowship Program Directors will present innovative educational materials and tools in virtual break out rooms. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about how the tools are utilized and ask questions.  
12:40 PM

Geriatrics Recruitment

  • ADGAP Initiatives (Business Case Toolkit, Benchmarking Survey) 
    Lisa Walke, MD,  Mark Kristiansen, Stephen Thomas, MD
  •  Available Opportunities (Geri Pall, Combined Medicine Geriatrics, Part Time Fellowship, Combined Ger-Subspecialty (Onc/GI/Cardiology etc.) 
    Helen Fernandez, MD, MPH & Carrie Rubenstein, MD
  • National Efforts Across Specialties in Recruitment 
    Steve Barczi, MD
  • Breakout Groups 
    Ryan Chippendale, MD, Mariu Duggan, MD, MPH, Ali Tuquan, MD 
1:20 PMClosing/ Announcements


 

 

Pre-conference Session

ADGAP LEADERSHIP SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Education
  • CME/CE: 3
  • Type: Virtual

Additional fee session
Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) 

Amyloid Antibodies for Alzheimer’s and Your Academic Geriatric Program
In this program we will summarize the evidence for amyloid antibodies and discuss the role of the academic geriatric program from a clinical, educational, and research perspective. 
 

Special Interest Group

ACUTE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Caitlin Jones, MD & Priscilla Yee, MD
The mission of the Acute Care SIG is to improve hospitalization outcomes for older adults through improvements in clinical care, dissemination of research findings, and promotion of health professional education.

Special Interest Group

ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUG USE (ATOD) AMONG OLDER ADULTS

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Benjamin H. Han, MD, MPH; Kimberly Beiting, MD; Justina L. Groeger, MD, MPH 
The mission of the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use (ATOD) Among Older Adults Interest Group is to address the dramatic increase in older adults with unhealthy substance use and substance use disorders. This SIG brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals with clinical, educational, and/or research interests in reducing the harms of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in older adults. Our group also focuses on national collaboration to provide education and research in the care of older adults with substance use disorders.  

Special Interest Group

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND AGING

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Ariela R. Orkaby, MD, MPH & Min Ji Kwak, MD, MS, DrPH
The mission of the Cardiovascular Diseases and Aging Special Interest Group is to provide an official forum for AGS members who are dedicated to providing high-quality and safe care for older adults with cardiovascular diseases. The members will engage in activities (1) disseminating the up-to-date evidence in geriatric cardiology; (2) collaborating on various research projects; (3) discussing the current challenges and solutions in care for older adults with cardiovascular diseases in real-world practice; and (4) networking nationally and internationally. The forum is open to AGS members from diverse backgrounds. 

Special Interest Group

CLINICAL RESEARCH IN DEMENTIA

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Chair: Noll L. Campbell, PharmD, MS
The mission of this SIG is to bring together AGS members who are dedicated to advancing the health care of older adults living with dementia by advancing clinical research in geriatrics across disciplines and care settings; to disseminate interdisciplinary, evidence-based clinical knowledge about the management of dementia in older adults. 

Special Interest Group

CLINICAL RESEARCH IN DEMENTIA

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Chair: Noll L. Campbell, PharmD, MS
The mission of this SIG is to bring together AGS members who are dedicated to advancing the health care of older adults living with dementia by advancing clinical research in geriatrics across disciplines and care settings; to disseminate interdisciplinary, evidence-based clinical knowledge about the management of dementia in older adults. 

Special Interest Group

ELDER MISTREATMENT

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Julia Hiner, MD & Carrie Rubenstein, MD
The mission of this SIG is to improve the lives of older adults affected by elder mistreatment through clinical care and prevention, education, research, resource-sharing, and advocacy efforts. Our members include national leaders, health professionals, educators, researchers, and learners-in-training. We strive to spearhead elder mistreatment (including elder abuse, neglect, exploitation) initiatives in our communities, country, and globally, and raise awareness for issues surrounding elder mistreatment, while also serving as a networking group for colleagues.

Special Interest Group

GERIATRIC (GER-ED) EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Chair: Saket Saxena, MD  
The Geriatric Emergency Department (GER-ED) Special Interest Group brings together all health professionals interested in improving the care of older adults in Emergency Departments. We review the challenges older adults face in EDs and work on creating collaborative models of care to sustain the development of Geriatric EDs and Age Friendly Initiatives in Emergency Departments. Please join us to explore growing opportunities to advance the care of older adults in Emergency Departments.

Special Interest Group

GERIATRICS CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Chair:  Ella H. Bowman, MD, PhD, AGSF, FAAHPM
This meeting is open to anyone interested in geriatric medicine consultative services across all care settings. Participants will collaborate with fellow attendees about how geriatrics consultative services are provided in various clinical settings. Our discussions focus on what services are in demand; the types of older adults we are asked to see; various collaborative efforts with other services; billing processes and concerns; efforts to incorporate geriatrics teaching within the consultative setting; and the types of problems we encounter as a group. 

Special Interest Group

NEEDS OF OLDER LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PERSONS

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Chair: Carl Burton, MD
The mission of this SIG is to increase awareness for considering the needs of older gay and lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons and to foster a more formal analysis and observation of these needs.

Special Interest Group

PALLIATIVE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Mona Gupta, MD & Lauren Mazzurco, 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

POLYPHARMACY

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Scott Vouri, PharmD, PhD, Joshua D. Niznik, PharmD, PhD & Nagham Ailabouni, Bpharm, PhD
The Polypharmacy SIG is dedicated to issues related to medication use in older adults. Our goal is to facilitate education and discussion on this topic, both within the group and for a wider audience.

Special Interest Group

TIDESWELL LEADERS IN AGING PROGRAM

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Networking
  • Type: Virtual

Co-Chairs: Megan Young, MD; Timothy W. Farrell, MD, AGSF; Liron Danay Sinvani, MD; Maile Karris, MD
The mission of the SIG is to support Tideswell scholars and leaders in geriatrics through mentorship, networking, continued leadership training, and scholarship with the ultimate goal of a commitment to enhancing the care of older adults through clinical work, research, and education.

Poster Session

POSTER SESSION A

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Research
  • Type: Virtual

View the most current research in geriatrics. Authors will be available to discuss the presented findings in the chat and answer questions.