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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
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Tuesday April 29, 2014 - 6-8PM
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
1425 Horsham Road, North Wales, PA 19454
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SPEAKER
Stanley Schwartz, MD
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Registration is Free
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PAST EVENT

EPGS Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
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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.
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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.
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Click here for more photos from this event.
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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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BOEHRINGER-INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS

INGLIS

OPTUM (formerly EVERCARE)

SANOFI DIABETES


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INNOVATIONS HOMECARE

LIBERTY LUTHERAN SERVICES

MARIS GROVE



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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EVENTS
arrow Diabetes Care in the Geriatric Patient
Tuesday, April 29 - 6PM
arrow EPGS 22nd Annual Research Night
Tuesday, May 27
arrow Board Meeting
Tuesday, June 10 - 6PM

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arrow David Hoffman testifies
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JOBS    more»
arrow Geriatrician
arrow Clinical Associate
arrow Medical Director, Part-Time
arrow Clinician-Educator for Geriatric Medicine Teaching Program
arrow Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
arrow Geriatrician wanted in Suburban Philadelphia Hospital
arrow Medical Director
arrow AGS Career Connection
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