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October 2016 Newsletter

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Newsletter: October 2016

Update From 2016 Reynolds Foundation Grantee Annual Meeting

POGOe lives on!

All products on POGOe will be accessible for the foreseeable future!

Check out the virtual goody bag from the 2016 Reynolds Meeting which contains a list of all of the products entered in the Product of Decade competition.

Congratulations to UCSF on ePrognosis - Estimating Prognosis for Elders being named Product of the Decade! Additionally, click here to view all of the materials showcased at the Marketplace.

New Material Spotlight

The Hospitalized Older Adult
Emory University School of Medicine

Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Your Role After a Fall: Assessment and Communication - An Interdisciplinary Approach

MaineHealth - Maine Medical Center

Geriatrics Self Learning Tools For Residents
Montefiore Medical Center

MDTea Podcast
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Surgical Palliative Care Immersion Training
U of A College of Medicine

Family Medicine Resident and Geriatric Fellow Longitudinal Home Visit Curriculum
Interdisciplinary Experience on ACE Unit

The Geriatric Experience Multimedia Menu for Residents and Medical Students on Geriatrics Rotation
University of Cincinnati

Barney Smith - A Progressive Palliative Care Standardized Patient
Barney Smith 3 - A Transitions of Care Interprofessional Education Standardized Patient

Geriatric Interprofessional Teaching Clinic (GITC)
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas: Elder Mistreatment
Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas: Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education - Interprofessional Team-Based Training, Assignments &Grading

University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) Reynolds Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas (IGET-IT)

Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind
Medication Safety: A Key Ingredient to Your Health
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Medicine Consult Curriculum for Orthopedic Surgery
Advance Care Planning and POLST Conversation Guide
University of Utah

Hacking Geriatrics: The World 2 Challenge
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

IMPROVE Polypharmacy Clinic Resource Site
Yale University School of Medicine

CME Opportunities

Geriatric Oncology: Educating Nurses to Improve Quality Care
July 17-19, 2017
Pasadena, CA

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

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

Geriatric Oncology: Educating Nurses to Improve Quality Care
July 17-19, 2017
Pasadena, CA

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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