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We are proud to announce the recipients of this year’s David H. Solomon and Arthur S. Cherkin Memorial Awards.

DR. ERIC COLEMAN will receive the 2014 David H. Solomon (1923 – 2013) Memorial Award, a special award given in honor of the beloved Founding Director of the UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (MPGMG) for nationally recognized leadership in geriatric medicine. Dr. Coleman is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Group and is a leader in geriatric and chronic disease care whose work focuses on the miscommunications and errors that occur as patients transition from hospitals to post-discharge homes, sub-acute care facilities or other sites of care.

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DR. BRUCE L. MILLER will receive the 2014 Arthur S. Cherkin (1913-1987) Memorial Award, given in honor of the world-renowned neuroscientist and original Director of the VA Greater Los Angeles Area GRECC. Each year, this award recognizes a distinguished neuroscientist who is esteemed, innovative and a leader in the field. Dr. Miller holds the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professorship in Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He directs the busy UCSF dementia center where his goal is the delivery of model care to all patients who enter the clinical and research programs at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center.

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2014 Registration Now Open!

2012 Intensive Course General Session

The 31st Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Pharmacy and Board Review will be held September 10-13, 2014 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Join more than 300 physicians, pharmacists, nurse/nurse practitioners and other allied healthcare professionals for the 31st Annual Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review.

This highly praised four-day conference emphasizes a functional assessment approach to comprehensive care of older adults and is designed for healthcare professionals who care for this specialized population, and for faculty in teaching geriatrics and gerontology. The course is especially useful to internists and family physicians who are preparing for either the Examination for the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine or the Re-certification Examination, and for pharmacists in preparing for the Certified Geriatric Pharmacists Examination.

2014 Registration Fees
The registration includes access to all course and board review sessions, exhibits, food and beverage breaks, including breakfast and lunch Wednesday through Saturday.

2014 Course Fees
Physicians $1,075.00
AGS members $1,025.00
Pharmacists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Social Workers and other Healthcare Professionals $800.00
Indian Health Services (must provide proof of employment) $675.00
Cancellation Policy
Before August 27, 2014 Full refund/credit minus $100 processing fee
On or After August 27, 2014 No refunds issued

2014 Course Information

  • Online registration
  • Notatable/searchable PDF course syllabus
  • Exhibit tables available

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