Florida Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting

The 2016 Florida Geriatrics Society annual meeting in Orlando isn’t that far off, and we hope you can join us on July 30-31, 2016 at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort.

The FGS has partnered with the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to secure an amazing hotel room rate of $195 plus tax per room, per night at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort. This special group room rate is available before and after the FGS event. As a bonus, you also get special pricing on Disney World theme park tickets.

The hotel room block information and theme park ticket information is automatically emailed when you register.


This activity has been approved for 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Saturday, July 30

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and Exhibit Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am The Year in Geriatrics: Niharika Suchak, M.D.
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Risk Management in the Nursing Home: Raymond Watts, Esq.

11:00 am - 11:30 am Break: in Exhibit Hall
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Protein: Is More Better? : Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND Presented by the Dairy Council of Florida/Florida Dairy Farmers
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch: Presented by the Dairy Council of Florida/Florida Dairy Farmers
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote Address: Rehabilitation in Geriatric PracticeKenneth Brummel-Smith, M.D., Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professor in Geriatrics, Florida State University
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Assessment of Driving Ability: Alice Pomidor, M.D.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Annual Business Meeting

Sunday, July 31

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration & Exhibit Hours
8:00 am - 8:30 am Florida Telecommunications Relay: “Detrimental Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss”:
Lyndsey Nalu, Au.D., CCC-A
8:30 am - 9:30 am Behavioral Problems in Dementia: Jonathan Stewart, M.D.
9:30 am -10:30 am Update on Wound Care: Charlene Demers, GNP-BC
10:30 am -11:00 am Break: in Exhibit Hall
11:00 am -12:00 pm What the Geriatrician Needs to Know About Dentistry: Christie Hogue, DDS
12:00 pm -1:00 pm Talking to Patients About Palliative Care: Bavna Vyas, M.D.



At the meeting we will again be presenting the David T. Lowenthal Founders Award for excellence in geriatric research. This award is given for the best poster in the field of Geriatrics.

Posters may present original research, case studies from clinical practice, models of geriatric care, clinical/therapeutic pearls, ethics, or any other topics pertinent to geriatric care.

Click here for submission materials and the instructions. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Jonathan Stewart at jonathan.stewart1@va.gov

You must attend the Annual Meeting and must be an FGS member to be considered for the Lowenthal Award.

We hope to see you in Orlando!

**(2016 Registration Now Open )**