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Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: -
  • Track: Education
  • CME/CE: 3
  • Q & A: None

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 W. Culberson, MD; Lisa Vargish, MD & Mamata Yanamadala, MBBS 
11:10 AMVisa Sponsored Positions
Jeremy D. Whyman, MD; Carla Williams, MD & Sofia D. Jaramillo Quiroz, MD
11:20 AMBreak
11:30 AM

Quick Hit Topics  

    Ryan Chippendale, MD & Mariu C. Duggan, MD, MPH
  • Osteopathic Medicine Program 
    Natalie A. 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 T. Tuquan, MD 
1:20 PMClosing/ Announcements