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MAGS Meeting: TELEMEDICINE 10/18/17

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


When: Wednesday, October 18 from 6:00-8:00PM


Where:  The New York Academy of Medicine, Room 440

Institute for Urban Health, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029




Fellows’ Research Night: May 24, 2017

Fellows’ Annual Research Night


Wednesday, May 24, 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 3, 2017

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Free for members, $40 for non-members (includes dinner)


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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 a 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 Wednesday May 3, 2017. 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 10, 2017. Each presenter will have 8 minutes (maximum) for presentation and 2 minutes for Q&A, for a total of 10 minutes. Abstracts submitted after May 3 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 adjudged posters.


Fellows’ Career Night 11/16/16

Fellows Career Night

Discuss career options in Geriatrics, receive advice from experts in the field, strengthen your CV, network regarding current job opportunities in NYC area


Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 6:30 PM


 AperiTIVO Pizza Bar

780 3rd Ave (bet. 48-49th St.)

New York, NY 10017


  • Cameron Hernandez, MD
  • Medical Director, Mount Sinai Ambulatory Care
  • Jeffrey Nichols, MD
  • Chief Medical Officer, Gouverneur Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Gisele Wolf-Klein, MD
  • Director of Geriatric Education, Northwell Health


Fellows: Please RSVP and send your CVs by November 6th to

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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 2014 Research Night