Oct 7

Research and the Geriatric ED

Monday, October 7th
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST


  1. To hear from research leaders in the field of Geriatric Emergency Medicine
  2. To address the current major topics in care of older adults in the ED
  3. To explore opportunities for EDs to be involved in Geri ED research.

Expert Panel

Chris Carpenter, MD, MSC, FACEP, FAAEM
Vice Chair & Professor of Emergency Medicine | Mayo Clinic
Associate EditorAssociate Editor | Annals of Internal Medicine’s ACP Journal Club
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Academic Emergency Medicine Associate Editor | Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Ula Hwang, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Population Health and Medical Director of Geriatric Emergency Medicine | New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Core investigator of the Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) | James J. Peters Bronx VAMC
PI of Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network
MPI of Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) 2.0 – Advancing Dementia Care
Co-PI of the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative

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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