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"