May 15

Reframing Aging in the Geriatric ED

Monday, May 15th
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST

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  1. To consider the concept of ageism and its impact on practice in the Geriatric ED
  2. To learn about a major initiative to address ageism by the John A. Hartford Foundation:  Reframing Aging
  3. To hear from ED clinicians – nurses, social workers, doctors – about how we can move on from ageist attitudes in the ED

Expert Panel

Marcus Escobedo, MPA
Vice President Communications,
The John A. Hartford Foundation

Nida Degesys, MD,
Director of Geriatric Emergency Department,
University of California at San Francisco

Dyan M. Hagy, MSW,
Emergency Department Social Worker,
Cleveland Veterans Administration

Brittany Palladino MSN, CNL, RN
Nurse Care Manager Emergency Department and Observation Units
Yale New Haven Hospital

Moderated By

Don Melady


Dr. Don Melady is an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada and a founding member of the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. He is the author of the website – a CME accredited program for geriatric emergency medicine education – and the chair of the Geriatric EM committee of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.

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