Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:30am - 5:30pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • CME/CE: 4

Supported by a grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation

This pre-conference session is limited to HRSA GWEP awardees. Learning Objectives: (1) utilize strategies to sustain change within health care organizations and the innovations in primary care developed with GWEP funding; (2) describe how GWEPs are disseminating programs and how to continue dissemination following the completion of funding; and (3) apply successful approaches that other GWEP sites have used to further your own efforts integrating Geriatrics into Primary Care. 

Session on Opioids
Fred Blow, PhD

Sustaining Practice Change: What Does it Take to Prevent Organizational Relapse?
Diane Powers, MA, MBA

Age-Friendly Health Systems
Rani E. Snyder, MPA

Small Group Discussions

Sustainability through Annual Wellness Visits
Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, GWEP-CC PI

Sustaining and Strengthening CBO Ties
Jane F. Potter, MD, GWEP-CC PI

Sustaining Dementia Education through Partnerships
Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD; Nina Tumosa, PhD

Moving Patient Centered Care to an Age-Friendly Health Systems: The 4Ms in Primary Care
Scott Bane, JD, MPA; Jane Carmody, MD; Leslie Pelton, MPA