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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Train-the-Trainer Course

The major focus is the development of skills to facilitate the discussion of goals of care for individuals with advanced illness, serious health conditions, medical frailty or those of advanced age and wishing to define their preference for care. Course will prepare … Continue reading

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13th Annual HELP Conference

The 13th annual National Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) conference was held in conjunction with the Clinical Update conference on March 26-27, 2015. This two-day international conference educated HELP teams with strategies for delirium prevention, and insights to learn to … Continue reading

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23nd Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine conference held at Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

Over 380 geriatrics professionals from all disciplines, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, social workers, long term care and managed care providers, and health care administrators participated in the 23rd Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine conference held at The … Continue reading

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2015 David C. Martin Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 David C. Martin Award Recipients Mr. Benjamin Hazen Ms. Martha Matsumoto   The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the David C. Martin Award: Mr. Benjamin Hazen and Ms. Martha Matsumoto, medical students attending … Continue reading

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