Florida Geriatrics Society - Advancing Geriatric Care in Florida Since 1989 

     

2021 Annual Symposium

JW Marriott - Marco Island, FL

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 FGS Annual Meeting is being rescheduled as a limited virtual meeting that will be showcasing the presentations of the finalists for the David T. Lowenthal Award and include the FGS Board of Directors Annual Meeting. 

August 2020 Date/Time TBA  


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. 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:   Lowenthal Founders Award Registration  

2020 Annual Meeting Important Dates to Remember: 

  • FGS limited virtual meeting August 2020
  • 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
  • Presentations and announcement of the winner will take place during our virtual annual meeting in August. 

   

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