Florida Geriatrics Society - Advancing Geriatric Care in Florida Since 1989 


2021 Save the Date:   September 11-12, 2021 

FGS Annual Symposium & Dr. David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award

Join us as we celebrate: 30+ Years of Leadership in Caring for Older Adults in Florida

JW Marriott Resort - Marco Island, FL


THE DAVID T. LOWENTHAL FOUNDER'S AWARD 

Call for Abstracts - Submissions for 2021 Award is Now Open! 

 Each year during our annual meeting the Florida Geriatrics Society presents the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award for Excellence in Geriatric Research.  Authors 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 and as approved by the FGS Lowenthal Award & Poster Session Committee. 

Click here for Registration & Submission of Abstract 

If you have any questions, please email our FGS Executive Director at  exec@floridageriatricssociety.org 

You must be available to attend the FGS Annual Meeting and be a current FGS member to be considered for the Lowenthal Founder's Award.

Call for Abstracts

1. All Florida Geriatrics Society members are eligible to compete for the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award for Excellence in Geriatric Research. 

2. Authors 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. 

3. All posters will be judged on the basis of scientific merit and contribution to the field of Geriatrics and the author's oral presentation if selected as a finalist. 

4. Your abstract must be submitted along with all required documentation and disclosure forms for each author prior to the cutoff date in order to be considered for the Lowenthal Founders Award. 

5. The primary/presenting author must be a current FGS member and available to present their work during our Lowenthal Award poster session in September, in order to be eligible for the Lowenthal Founder's Award. 

  • You must register and submit your abstract on or before July 17, 2021. 


To enter your abstract please click here to be directed to the Lowenthal Founders Award registration page

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2021 Annual Meeting Important Dates to Remember: 

  • FGS annual meeting will be held September 11-12, 2021 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Marco Island, FL
  • All enteries must be submitted on or before end of day Saturday, July 17, 2021
  • All final documentation and any outstanding required forms must be received no later than July 24 , 2021, or submission will not be accepted for consideration.
  • Notification of accepted entries for presentation and display at the FGS annual meeting will be made on or before July 26, 2021
  • Poster presentations and announcement of the winner will take place at the FGS annual meeting. Finalists must be present during the Poster Session at the annual meeting. 

Florida Geriatrics Society

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Exec@floridageriatricssociety.org 

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