Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society
A professional organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of the elderly in the Delaware Valley       

About the EPGS

  - Individual
  - Corporate


Members' Area



Get Active (AGS)

News / Happenings


Sponsor Information

Contact Us

American Geriatrics Society
American Geriatrics Society

Join EPGS Mailing List
Receive News and Event Updates

May 3, 2016 – 24th Annual Research Night

Thank you to everyone who attended the EPGS 24th Annual Research Night, and thank you to The College of Physicians of Philadelphia for co-hosting this event at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Thomson Gallery.

Congratulations to all of our presenters. Our Geriatric Fellow participants represented the following institutions: Abington Hospital Jefferson Health, Einstein Medical Center, Rowan University SOM NJISA, Thomas Jefferson University, St. Joseph's University, and University of Pennsylvania.

Thank you to our supporter: Avanir Pharmaceuticals

This year's Winners and Presenters were:

First Place: Dr. Francisco Medrano, University of Pennsylvania
"Projected Savings from Independence at Home (IAH) as a Medicare Benefit"

Second Place: Dr. Shakira Grant, University of Pennsylvania
"Quality of Direct Oral Anticoagulant Prescribing in Elderly Patients with Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation"

Third Place: Dr. Eric Glantz, Rowan University NJISA
"Hospital-Based Factors that Predict Re-hospitalization among Community Dwelling Patients Discharged to Subacute Rehab Facilities"

Dr. Sara Collins, Abington Hospital Jefferson Health
"Aortic Stenosis is a Significant Risk Factor for Readmission from Skilled Nursing Facilities among Heart Failure Patients"

Dr. Patrick Doggett, Dr. Kate McGrath, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
"A Needs Assessment and Implementation of a Chapter of No One Dies Alone"

Dr. Amy Hurst, Einstein Medical Center
"Prognostic Significance of Dementia in Solid Tumors"

Dr. John Pennisi, Rowan University NJISA
"Patient Expectations of Communication Between Healthcare Providers"

Dr. Adam Perry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
"The Pennsylvania Geriatric Readiness Project: Building a Common Language for Geriatric Emergency Care"

Dr. Leonard Powell, Rowan University NJISA
"Establishing a Standardized Procedure for Medicare Annual Wellness Visits"

Dr. Manjit Singh, Abington Hospital Jefferson Health
"Administration of IV Bisphosphonate (Zoledronic Acid) in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)"

Dr. Eileen Sullivan, St. Joseph's University
"Cross Comparison of Textile and Color Palette Selection for People with Dementia in Relation to Their Family Members and/or Caregivers and Current Published Literature"

Dr. Dae Hyoun Jeong, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
"Utilization of Exercise Prescriptions for Older Adults in Geriatrics"

arrow May 15, 2019:
Research Night
The College of Physicians
arrow October 7, 2019 :
Follow up to Forum for the 4Ms Program–Age Friendly Health Systems
The College of Physicians

arrow Join the EPGS
Find out what the EPGS can do for you: more»

arrow David Hoffman testifies

arrow Find out what the EPGS can do for your business: more»

JOBS    more»
arrow Full-Time Marketing Outreach Manager
NewCourtland Senior Services
arrow Nurse Manager
Overbrook Friedlander Programs
arrow AGS Career Connection
Browse Jobs by Category or Location
arrow Geriatric Family Physician
610-812-1583     ·     info@EPGeriatricsSociety.org        |        About EPGS     ·     Contact Us     ·     Join     ·     Events     ·     home
website designed, developed, and maintained by BorisThree Communications  |  copyright© 2008-2015 by EPGS -