Nov 21

What Matters Most in the Geriatric ED

Monday, November 21st
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST

This webinar has completed and is now available on-demand. Please see below for webinar recording and supporting materials.

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Event Details


  1. To address the multiple meanings of the term “what matters most” in multiple settings
  2. To hear from ED practitioners internationally about how they integrate “what matters most” into the care of older adults in the ED
  3. To share best practices from various settings – and how they make a difference in care.

Expert Panel

Mary Tinetti, MD
Yale New Haven Health

Cameron Gettel, MD
Yale New Haven Health

Colleen McQuown, MD
Director Geriatric EM Program,
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Thomas Dreher-Hummel, MSN
Advanced Practice Nurse, Geriatric ED
Basel University Hospital

Teresa Murray Amato, MD
Vice President Resource Management
Director Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Northwell Health
New York

Sarah Healey Herod, MPH
Vice President Operations
Northwell Health
New York

Usman Khan, MD
Northwell Health
New York

Anne Xenos,
Corporate Executive Director of Senior Care
and Strategic Partnerships,
Prime Healthcare

Jordan Spencer,
Care Navigator for Quality Assurance,
Dallas Regional Medical Center
Prime Healthcare

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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