Florida Geriatrics Society - Advancing Geriatric Care in Florida Since 1989 


2021 Save the Date:   September 10-12, 2021 

FGS Annual Symposium & Dr. David T. Lowenthal Founders Award

Join us as we celebrate: 30+ Years of Leadership

JW Marriott - Marco Island, FL


THE DAVID T. LOWENTHAL FOUNDERS AWARD 

Call for Abstracts - Submissions for 2021 Award Opens in January 2021

 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. 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. The poster 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 via our Lowenthal Award virtual poster session in August, in order to be eligible for the Lowenthal Founders Award. 


To enter your abstract please register via our events page at:  TBA in January 2021  Lowenthal Founders Award Registration  

2020 Annual Meeting Important Dates to Remember: 

  • FGS limited virtual meeting on Saturday, August 29, 2020, 9 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • All enteries must be registered and received on or before end of day July 15, 2020
  • Final documentation and any outstanding required forms due by July 15, 2020
  • Notification of accepted entries will be made on or before July 17, 2020
  • Poster presentations and announcement of the winner will take place on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Presentations will be held prior to the FGS annual business meeting. 

   

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