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Welcome to EPGeriatricsSociety.org
The Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society (EPGS)

Geriatrics is one of those words that means different things to different people. Recently, I asked several people what they thought the term meant. A tall, well-groomed university student said geriatrics is..."The study of old people". more»

Upcoming Events:

EPGS 25th Annual Research Night

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 5:30pm
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Thomson Gallery, 19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Network with colleagues, enjoy a casual dinner and learn from health professionals as they present innovative research and lead discussion. Please share this information with anyone who may have interest in presenting or attending.

Presenter Criteria: Physicians currently enrolled in a doctoral or post-doctoral degree program or fellowship; nurses, social workers, therapists, or related health professionals with a concentration in geriatrics/gerontology who are currently enrolled in a fellowship, masters and doctoral level program with a concentration in geriatrics or gerontology. Click here more information about presenting.

Click here to register now!

Register by May 18, 2017
Members: $25 / Fellows: $25 / Non-Members: $35
Presenters: No charge

For more information, contact Nancy Carpey
at 610-812-1583 or

Join the EPGS:
Your support strengthens our ability to offer quality educational and networking programs like this one which enhance the quality of geriatric care. To become a New Member or Renew your current Membership, simply complete the online payment form: Individual or Corporate.

Recent Events:

December 5, 2016:
The EPGS Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on December 5, 2016 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

A special thank you to our Keynote Speaker, Barbara Bradley Hagerty, Former Contributor to NPR and author of a new book, Life Reimagined.

Our congratulations to our Award Recipients:
Terri Clark, MPH, Prevention Services Coordinator, Action Wellness, the Charles Ewing Memorial President's Award for extraordinary accomplishments in improving the lives of older adults.
Joel E. Streim, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, the Barbara Bell, MD Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Medicine.
Dequilla Hurt, NP, Crozer-Keystone Health Network, the Nancy Tatum, RN Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Nursing.
David Hoffman, JD, FCPP, David Hoffman & Associates, PC the Grace W. Harrison Award for distinguish service in the field of long term care.

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters
who helped make this event possible:


Thank you to PCA as a 2016 Corporate Member of EPGS.

EPGS is Looking for a Few Good Men & Women!
Attention all Members: The Board of Directors Invites YOU to Become More Involved!
We have openings on the following committees and value your input:
  • Education Committee-responsible for planning educational programs
  • Finance Committee-responsible for creating a budget and running the financial affairs of EPGS
  • Membership Committee-supports efforts to increase membership, including website
  • Legislative Committee-responsible for advocacy & marketing EPGS
Committees meet by phone call, online and/or in person and are determined by the chairperson who serves on the Board of Directors.

For more information: Contact Nancy Carpey at 610-812-1583 or Nancy@EPGeriatricsSociety.org

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