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January 2015 Newsletter

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Newsletter: January 2015

Top Ten Educational Materials for the Year

Rank Title Institution or Sponsor Authors
1 Geriatric Pharmacology: Geriatric Screening in Primary Care University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Naseer Masoodi, MD, Fadi Ramadan, MD
2 A Pocket Card on Approach to Older Patients and Common Drug Side Effects University of Michigan Medical School Tami Remington, Pharm. D, Brent Williams, MD
3 Virtual Patient Case #4: Mrs. Violetta Tang - Chief Diagnosis: Osteoporosis/Incontinence Medical College of Wisconsin Kathryn Denson, MD, Deborah Simpson, PhD, Edmund Duthie, MD, Karen Marcdante, MD, Arthur Haas, PhD
4 Interactive Gait and Balance Assessment University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Jorge G. Ruiz, MD Lisa Granville, MD Vicki Ribera, PT Tara Kai, Michael Smith, MD Rose van Zuilen, MD Bernard Roos, MD
5 Geriatric Cases and Questions Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Claudene George, MPH, Laurie Jacobs, MPH
6 Geropsychiatric Nursing Competency Enhancements Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative (GPNC), HGNI, Hartford Foundation Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN, Kathleen Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Lois Evans, PhD, RN, FAAN
7 GeriPod: Management of Behavior Problems Associated with Progressive Dementia Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Pamela Basehore, EDH, MPH, Martin Forsberg, MD, Anita Chopra, MD
8 Falls and the Elderly Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Geriatric Education Center (GEC) Parul Goyal, LCSW
9 Geriatricized Clinical Skills Checklist Florida State University Lisa Granville, MD
10 First Think Delirium! An effective way to teach residents and fellows about delirium University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH, Ellen Roberts, PhD, MPH, Nikki Waller, MD, Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, Anthony Caprio, MD, Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD

Upcoming Events


American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) & Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) Annual Assembly
February 25-28, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA




Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
February 26 - March 1, 2015 - Nashville, TN



Aging in America Conference
March 23-27, 2015 - Chicago, IL



Annual General Meeting of The Canadian Geriatrics Society
April 16-18, 2015 - Montreal, Quebec