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32 Years of FGS Leadership Past and Present 

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JW Marriott Resort - Marco Island, FL 

FGS Annual Educational Symposium & Annual Lowenthal Award with Bonus Friday Pre-Conference Virtual Meeting  presented in partnership with the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Programs (GWEP) at Florida State and Nova Southeastern Universities and the FGS.  


THE DAVID T. LOWENTHAL FOUNDER'S AWARD 

2021 Call for Abstracts is now closed - Winner will be announced on 9/12/2021

 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. 

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 contact information for any co-author(s) prior to the cutoff date in order to be considered for the Lowenthal Founder's 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. 

Found2021 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 necessary requested forms must be received no later than August 15, 2021, or submission will not be accepted for presentation .
  • Notification of accepted entries for oral presentation during the plenary session at the FGS annual meeting will be made on or before July 26, 2021
  • Announcement of the winner will take place during the annual meeting's Saturday evening networking event. Finalists need to be present for the Poster Presentation Session at the annual meeting in September.

Florida Geriatrics Society

P. O. Box 1403  Land O Lakes, FL 34639

Exec@floridageriatricssociety.org 

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