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Fellows’ Research Night: May 16, 2018

Fellows’ Annual Research Night


Wednesday, May 16, 2017, 6:30 PM

Location: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Rockefeller Research Laboratories Building Room RR116 430 E. 67th St. (between York and 1st Ave), New York, NY


  • 6.30 PM onwards     Dinner
  • 6.30 – 6.45 PM          Welcome & Networking
  • 6.45 – 7.15 PM           Research Oral Presentations
  • 7.15 – 8 PM                 Poster Presentations and Awards



Abstract Submission Deadline: Wed. May 2, 2018
RSVP Deadline: Mon. May 14, 2018

Free for members, $40 for non-members (Dinner included)




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Abstract Submission Guidelines: Geriatrics fellows in the NYC Metropolitan area are invited to submit their scholarly work in clinical research or education or an interesting clinical case report in the form of an abstract. The word limit is 300 words, and can be narrative or structured with Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion sections. Fellows should use the standard abstract template and send the completed document as an attachment to with subject heading “Abstract Submission”. Submission deadline is Wed May 2, 2018. Each fellow may submit a maximum of 2 abstracts for consideration. Abstracts previously presented at national meetings like the AGS, GSA, SGIM, AAHPM, etc are welcome. THREE fellows with the best abstracts will be invited to present their work with a short oral presentation. This decision will be communicated by Wed May 9, 2018. Each presenter will have 8 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for Q&A, for a total of 10 minutes. Abstracts submitted after May 2 will not be considered for oral presentation, but may be accepted for poster presentation. Oral presentations will be awarded with a certificate and a gift card. There will be 3 additional awards for best judged posters.



Fellows’ Career Night 12/6/17

Join us for our annual Fellows’ Career Night! Discuss career options in Geriatrics, receive advice from experts in the field, and strengthen your CV, network regarding current job opportunities in NYC area.

FELLOWS: Please RSVP and send your CVs in by December 4th, 2017 to

Please stay tuned for a special announcement of our Guest Panel!


Refreshments and dinner will be served.


  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • 6:00 PM-8:00 PM


  • AperiTivo Pizza Bar
  • 780 3rd Avenue (Bet. E48/ E49 St.)
  • New York, NY 10027

Please email your RSVP to

MAGS Meeting: TELEMEDICINE photos!

Telemedicine: Current State and Future Projections – What are the Opportunities for Geriatrics?”
We will review the history of telemedicine and its current applications.  We will then explore its potential as an essential feature for geriatric models of care.


Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS, FACP

Michael L. Freedman Professor of Geriatric Research in Medicine
Director, Freedman Research Program on Aging and Cognition
Co-Director, NYU Aging Incubator
Professor of Medicine and Population Health
NYU School of Medicine


10/7/15: Role of Pall Care in ESRD in Elderly PHOTOS!

The role of palliative care in the management of advanced kidney disease in the elderly



 Paula E. Lester, MD, FACP

Associate Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Jennifer S. Scherer, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Palliative Care and Division of Nephrology?, NYU School of Medicine

 Wednesday, October 7th, 2015






Pictures from Research Night