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The Florida Geriatrics Society Annual Symposium 

August 21-23, 2020

JW Marriott - Marco Island, FL 

2020 Call for Abstracts -The David T. Lowenthal Founders Award

  • 01/28/2020
  • 07/01/2020
  • JW Marriott - Marco Island

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  • Presenting/Corresponding Author is responsible for meeting the criteria/eligibility as stated under the Guidelines & Rules of the FGS Lowenthal Founders Award webpage.

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 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 exec@floridageriatricssociety.org

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

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Entry Guidelines and Rules: 

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. 

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, dates and/or platform for the annual meeting are subject to change to meet any CDC, state, or local guidelines for social distancings and health safety The FGS will notify all finalist of any changes and may provide alternative methods for presentations. 

   

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