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»
Please Join EPGS in Conjunction with Abramson Center for Jewish Life
for our Upcoming Program:
Diabetes Care in the Geriatric Patient
Tuesday April 29, 2014 - 6-8PM
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
1425 Horsham Road, North Wales, PA 19454
Stanley Schwartz, MD
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Registration is Free
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EPGS Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on December 9 at the Union League of Philadelphia.
A special thank you to our Keynote Speaker, James G. Sheehan, Chief Integrity Officer/ Executive Deputy Commissioner of New York City for offering insight into Program Risks and Opportunities in Managed Long Term Care and answering questions on related topics.
Our congratulations to our Award Recipients:
Dr. Susan M. Parks of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, the Charles Ewing President's Award for extraordinary accomplishments in improving the lives of the elderly.
Dr. Deborah Kahn of Crozer-Keystone Health System, the Barbara Bell, MD Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Medicine.
Janice Fey, CRNP of Einstein Healthcare Network, the Nancy Tatum, RN Award for distinguished service in the field of Geriatric Nursing.
Dr. James W. Shepard of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, the Grace W. Harrison Award for extraordinary accomplishments in advancing education for nursing home administrators and staff.
Click here for more photos from this event.
Thank you to our Sponsors and supporters who helped make this event possible:
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BRANDYWINE SENIOR LIVING
CROZER-KEYSTONE HEALTH SYSTEM
PEPPER HAMILTON LLC
THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY
FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE DEPARTMENT
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF GERIATRICS
VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE CARE
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OPTUM (formerly EVERCARE)
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LIBERTY LUTHERAN SERVICES
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:
Committees meet by phone call, online and/or in person and are determined
by the chairperson who serves on the Board of Directors.
- 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
For more information: Contact Nancy Carpey at 610-812-1583 or Nancy@EPGeriatricsSociety.org
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