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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»


The EPGS Annual Meeting
and Awards Dinner

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6PM
Union League of Philadelphia - 140 S. Broad St., Philadelphia (directions)
Robert I. Field, JD, MPH, PhD of Drexel University
Philip C. Taylor, MD
Barbara Reall, MBA, MSN, CRNP of Optum (formerly Evercare)
Paul Nordeman, MHA, NHA of Meadowood Senior Living
Robert I. Field, JD, MPH, PhD
Professor of Law at the Kline School of Law and Professor of Health Management
and Policy at the School of Public Health at Drexel University
Click here to register
Sponsorship and Display Opportunities Available
For more event information:
contact Nancy Carpey at 610-812-1583 or nancy@epgeriatricssociety.org


Avoidance of Rehospitalization: New Challenges to the Care of Older Adults
October 29, 2014

EPGS would like to thank Symphony Square of Bala Cynwyd, PA for sponsoring and hosting this EPGS Program. A special thank you to Dr. Richard Stefanacci for his engaging, educational, and informative presentation: "Focus on Reducing Hospitalizations" (Click here to download a copy of Dr. Stefanacci's Powerpoint presentation)

EPGS 22nd Annual Research Night
May 27, 2014

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1st Place Winner Dr. Amy MacKenzie
Left photo: (l to r) Dr. Shao-ChunYeh, Dr. Samuel Zwetchkenbaum, Dr. Rebakah Abel-Boenerjous, Dr. Su Jung Kim, Dr. Nesha Wijeyakuhan, Dr. Alysa Krain, Dr. John Liantonio, Dr. Kadesha Collins-Fletcher, not pictured: Dr. Amy MacKenzie

1st Place Winner Dr. Amy MacKenzie

Dr. Su Jung Kim &
Dr. Nesha Wijeyakuhan

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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