Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center



Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group
Lunchtime Lecture Series --  Spring 2014

Click Here for printable version of our Spring 2014 Calendar
All programs are from Noon-1:00pm

Please feel free to bring your own lunch.


Next GGIG....

Tuesday, May 6th 


Vanderbilt University, Medical Center East (MCE) Room 8380A

Topic:  "Podiatry Concerns in Older Adults"

Speaker:  David Trenner, DPM, Senior Associate, Orthopaedics, Podiatry, Eskind Diabetes Clinic, VUMC 

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center, Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, Tennessee Valley GRECC.

This project is supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Heath Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under Grant No. UB4HP19055 (Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center).  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS, or the U.S. Government.

Future Sessions
Fall 2014 GGIG Series...

Sept 2nd     

Topic: “Philosophy of Elder Centered Law Practice”
Speaker: Tim Takacs, Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs, Certified Elder Law Attorney and a VA-accredited attorney.

Sept 16th     

Speaker: Michael Poku

Oct 7th    

Topic:  “Conversations about Dementia”
Speaker:  Tiffany Cloud-Mann, Vice President of Programs & Outreach, Alzheimer's Association Mid-South Chapter 

Oct 21st    

Topic:  “Legal/Ethical Issues Related to Alzheimer’s, Dementia, & Capacity”
Speaker: Mary Lyn Goodman, Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Nov 4th    

Topic:  “Pain Management & Older Adults”
Speaker:  Daniel Lonergan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pain Medicine, VUMC

Nov 18th    

Topic:  “Overview of Fiftyforward Victory Over Crime Program for Older Adults”
Speaker:  Terry Kornman, Outreach Coordinator, FiftyForward

Dec 2nd    

Topic:  “TN Poison Center:  Data Across Different Age Groups and Risks for Older Adults”
Speaker:  John Benitez, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department Toxicology Center for Clinical, VUMC


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