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The Florida Geriatrics Society Annual Symposium 

August 21-23, 2020

JW Marriott - Marco Island, FL 


THE DAVID T. LOWENTHAL FOUNDERS AWARD 

Call for Abstracts - Register Today 

 Each year during our annual meeting the Florida Geriatrics Society presents the David T. Lowenthal Founders Award for excellence in geriatric research. This award is given for the best poster in the field of Geriatrics. Posters 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. 

If you have any questions, please email Poster Session Committee Chair, Dr. Jonathan Stewart at jonathan.stewart1@va.gov.or  jstewa22@tampabay.rr.com 

You must attend Annual Meeting and be a current FGS member to be considered for the Lowenthal Founders Award.

Call for Abstracts

1. All Florida Geriatrics Society members are eligible to compete for the David T. Lowenthal Founders Award for excellence in geriatric research. 

2. Posters will be displayed during the Annual Meeting and 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. The poster will be judged on the basis of scientific merit and contribution to the field of Geriatrics. 

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 attending the annual meeting for which they are submitting their abstract in order to be eligible for the Lowenthal Founders Award Poster presentation and award competition. 


To enter your abstract please register via our events page at:   Lowenthal Founders Award Registration  

2020 Annual Meeting Important Dates to Remember: 

  • FGS Annual Meeting - August 21-23, 2020
  • All enteries must be registered and received on or before Friday, June 30, 2020
  • Final documentation and any outstanding required forms due by June 30, 2020
  • Notification of accepted entries will be made on or before July 1, 2020
  • Presentation and announcement of the winner will take place at the annual meeting at the JW Marriott Marco Island Resort in August. 

   

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