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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 26th Annual Research Night

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 – 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 for more information for Presenters.

Click Here To Register By May 18, 2018.
2018 Members: $25 / Fellows: $25 / Non-Members: $35
Presenters: No charge

For more information, contact Nancy Carpey
at 610-812-1583 or
nancy@epgeriatricssociety.org.



Recent Events:

Thank you to everyone who attended our event
Challenges in Developing New Medications for Alzheimer's Disease
on April 4, 2018 at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

We would especially like to thank our presenter:
Dr. Michael Egan, Vice President, Clinical Neuroscience, Merck Research Labs

Special thanks to our exhibitor:
NewCourtland Senior Services

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Monday, December 4, 2017:
The EPGS Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on December 4, 2017 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

A special thank you to our Keynote Speaker, William Benson, Health Benefits ABCs, LLC, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Administration on Aging. Mr. Benson also served in key staff leadership positions with congressional committees and subcommittees including the Senate Special Committee on Aging and the House Select Committee on Aging.

Our congratulations to our Award Recipients:
Arthur Weisfeld, Executive Director, Senior Community Services, the Charles Ewing Memorial President's Award for extraordinary accomplishments in improving the lives of older adults.
Jason Karlawish, MD, University of Pennsylvania, the Barbara Bell, MD Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Medicine.
Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the Nancy Tatum, RN Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Nursing.
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, RN, NHA, FCPP, Alden Geriatric Consultants, Inc., 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:


Silver Sponsors:
BOEHRINGER-INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
OPTUM
SANOFI DIABETES

Bronze Sponsors:
ECRI INSTITUTE
(Sponsored Keynote Speaker)
MAIN LINE HEALTH
VITAS HEALTHCARE

Thank you to PCA as a 2017 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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EPGS 26th Annual Research Night
 
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