Plenary Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 12:15pm - 1:45pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 1.5 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Speakers: Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH; Eric W. Widera, MD & Alexander K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH   

The Geriatric Literature Update is always one of the most popular sessions at the annual meeting. The session will focus on the year's most important published papers. Discussion includes the significance of findings and application to patient care.  Learning Objectives: (1) identify areas in clinical medicine where new strong evidence has been uncovered that should affect geriatric practice; (2) describe the results of a critical appraisal of this evidence; and (3) discuss clinical advances in caring for older adults from a review of approximately 30 peer-reviewed journals January-December, 2020.