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September 2016 Newsletter

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Newsletter: September 2016

Healthy Aging & World Alzheimer's Month

In honor of Health Aging and World Alzheimer's Month check out these great resources on POGOe:

Healthy Aging Rounds
University of Arizona College of Medicine

12 Case Modules: Healthy Aging
Texas Tech University

This Caring Home
Weill Cornell

Alzheimer's Disease and Implications for Underserved Populations
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Not all Dementia is Alzheimer's Disease
University of Arizona College of Medicine

What's Wrong with Mom (Dad)? Chronic Care Evaluation and Management of the Older Adult (and their Caregivers) with Alzheimer's disease
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

New Material Spotlight on POGOe

"TMI"... (Too Many Interpretations): Mr. Moore's Medication Misadventures!
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Health Literacy
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Nonpharmacologic Management of BPSD: Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Interdisciplinary Health Profession Module Videos
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

2016 Reynolds Foundation Grantee Annual Meeting

October 24, 25, 26, 2016
New Orleans, LA

We are still accepting applicants!

The 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grantee Annual Meeting is open to a limited number of clinician-educators from non-Reynolds Foundation sponsored schools. An applicant must be an MD or DO, involved in teaching medical students, residents or fellows or faculty at a U.S. medical school or teaching hospital, not funded by the Donald W. Reynolds grant.

This annual 2½ day meeting is for all levels of clinician-educators in geriatrics and focuses on developing leadership skills and professional development.

Physicians at all levels, from novice to experts in the field of geriatrics, are welcome to apply. Application submission deadline is Thursday, September 15, 2016. Space is limited; first-come, first-served. For more information please click here.

CME Opportunities

The American Geriatrics Society Courses + Conferences

FD~AGE Mini-Fellowships

The Mini-Fellowships in Geriatrics, Medical Education, and Quality Improvement are 3-day faculty development programs, customized for each campus and intended to ‘Geriatricize’ non-geriatrician faculty. Mount Sinai’s geriatrics experts help develop a cadre of attending faculty to become more effective educators who can teach, assess trainee competence, and engage together in QI to improve patient safety. For more information contact the representatives below.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Contact: Karen Sauvigné

Annual Meetings

International Psychogeriatric Association
September 6-9, 2016
San Francisco, CA

35th Annual Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Conference
September 21-24, 2016
Phoenix, AZ

European Union Geriatric Medicine Society Congress 2016
October 5-7, 2016
Lisbon, PT

Canadian Association On Gerontology 45th Scientific & Educational Meeting 2016
October 20-22, 2016
Montreal, CA

2016 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting
November 16-20, 2016
New Orleans, LA

International Society of Geriatric Oncology
November 17-19, 2016
Milan, IT

British Society of Gerontology
November 23-25, 2016
Glasgow, SCT

If you know of a national or international meeting in geriatrics or gerontology that isn't listed here, let us know at

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