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Upcoming EPGS Events

Follow up to Forum for the 4Ms Program:
Age Friendly Health Systems

Monday, October 7, 2019
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2018 Board Meetings:
June 6 and September 12




Recent EPGS Events

Forum for the 4Ms: Age-Friendly Health Systems

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the EPGS Program, Forum for the 4Ms- Age-Friendly Health Systems at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

A special thank you to our speaker, Leslie Pelton, Director of Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative, Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Supporters
who helped make this event possible:


Co-Host and Sponsor
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Silver Sponsors
Acadia Pharmaceuticals
ECRI Institute

Thank you to PCA as a 2019 Corporate Member of EPGS




Past Events




Download documents from past events

May 15, 2012 - 20th Annual Research Night
Thank you to everyone who attended the EPGS 20th Annual Research Night and congratulations to all of our presenters. Our Geriatric Fellow participants represented the following institutions: Thomas Jefferson University, University of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey, Abington Memorial Hospital, Temple University/Crozer Chester, and Sacred Heart Hospital.
First Place: Dr. Christian White, University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine - "A Comparison of Nursing Home Staff who use a Person-Centered Perspective to Those who use a Standard Paradigm Perspective on Related Stress"
Second Place: Dr. Alyson Dobracki, Temple University Hospital - "Under-Recognition of Weight Loss in Community-Dwelling elders"
Third Place: Dr. Nataliya Dementovych, Abington Memorial Hospital - "Improving Function After Hospitalization in Older Adults With Co-Morbidities"
Dr. Cosmina Popa
Dr. Jenny Chiang

October 12, 2011 - Preventing Elder Investment Fraud: Assessing Your Patients for Vulnerability to Financial Exploitation
- by Joshua D. Uy, M.D., UPenn, Department of Medicine & Michael J. Byrne, Pennsylvania Securities Commission (Powerpoint - 4MB)

March 15, 2011: Hoarding in the Elderly: A Threat to Aging in Place
Presented by Dr. Mary Ann Forciea, UPenn-Medical Director, In-Home Program, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

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Hoarding in the Elderly: A Threat to Aging in Place (PowerPoint)
- Self Neglect Severity Scale (PDF)

October 14th, 2009: Hospice Care, The New Frontier for Compliance & Enforcement
- Click here to download a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation
- Oregon Hospice Pays $1.83 Million to Settle False Claims Act Liability



UPCOMING EVENTS
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Research Night
The College of Physicians
 
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Follow up to Forum for the 4Ms Program–Age Friendly Health Systems
The College of Physicians
 

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