Jan 24

Providing excellent Geri ED care during COVID: Strategies for Coping

Expert Panel Webinar
Monday, Jan 24, 2022
3:00–4:00 PM EST

This event is free and open to all.


Event Details


  1. To hear from small and large Geri EDs that have succeeded in maintaining geri-specific programmes during COVID
  2. To explore strategies that you can use at your site to cope during COVID
  3. To provide a light of hope for excellent geriatric care during this COVID darkness.

Expert Panel

Aaron Malsch, RN, MSN, GCNS-BC
AAH System Geri ED Program Manager
Wisconsin and Illinois
Level 3 Geri ED

Amber Koplitz, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Manager of Emergency Services,
Aurora Medical Center Washington County

Pamela Martin, APRN
Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Yale New Haven Health
Department of Geriatrics

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

Katie Hunold, MD
Director Geriatric ED
OSU, Columbus Ohio

Lauren Southerland, MD
Director, Geriatric ED
Ohio State University Medical Centre

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 www.geri-EM.com – 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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