Sep 27

Falls Assessment in the Geriatric ED

Expert Panel Webinar
Monday, Sept 27, 2021
3:00–4:00 PM EST

Registration is free and open to all.




  • To describe practical changes that an ED can implement to more completely assess older people who have fallen or who are at risk of future falls.
  • To review both evidence and experience that supports the benefit of those programmes
  • To present two real-life examples from EDs that have implemented falls assessment programmes.

Expert Panel

Shan Liu, MD
Emergency Physician
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

Teresita Hogan, MD, GEDC Core Faculty
Emergency Physician
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Jessica Babbitt, PT, DPT, CEEAA
Inpatient Physical therapist
Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

Elizabeth Goldberg, MD
Emergency Physician
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

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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