Florida Geriatrics Society - Advancing Geriatric Care in Florida Since 1989 


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The FGS 33rd Annual Meeting Symposium & 

David T. Lowenthal Award Presentation

September 24-25, 2022

AMA PRA Category-1 CMEs Provided

Sanibel Harbour Resort -Ft Myers



THE DAVID T. LOWENTHAL FOUNDER'S AWARD 

2022 Call for Abstracts is Now Open              REGISTER TODAY 

Each year during our annual meeting the Florida Geriatrics Society presents the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Poster Session Award for Excellence in Geriatric Research.  Authors may submit abstracts in one of the listed categories (see below) or any other topics pertinent to geriatric care and as approved by the FGS Education Committee. Download Full Requirements Overview document for more details. 

Final acceptance of the abstract is contingent upon at least one of the authors registering to participate, registering and paying the meeting registration fee, and attending the Annual Meeting. In addition to this, you must be registered as a current FGS member and present your poster during your assisgned time at the Poster Session during the Annual Meeting to be considered for the Lowenthal Founder's Poster Session Award. If you are not a current member of the Florida Geriatrics Society please apply for FGS membership here become a member today


 Downloadable Documents - Forms - Criteria - Checklist

*Upon approval of your completed registration to participate,  you will be emailed the required Author(s) Disclosure Form
For additional assistance or inquiries email Peggy, FGS Executive Director at:  exec@floridageriatricssociety.org 

Call for Abstracts:

1. All Florida Geriatrics Society members are eligible to compete for the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Poster Session Award for Excellence in Geriatric Research. 

2. Authors may submit abstracts pertaining to original research, case series and case studies from clinical practice, clinical innovation & quality improvement (including models of geriatric care), clinical trials, epidemiology, ethics, and qualitative research, geriatrics bioscience, geriatrics education, geriatric medicine in other specialities, interprofessional education, geriatric syndromes, and clinical/therapeutic pearls, health services & policy research, neurologic & behavorial science, or any other topics pertinent to geriatric care and as approved by the FGS Education Committee. 

3. All posters will be judged by criteria that will encompass scientific merit, presentation, and pertinence 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 annual meeting Lowenthal Award poster session, in order to be eligible for the Lowenthal Founder's Award. 

Click Here to Download Printable Full Requirements Listing and Overview of Criteria 


Eligibility Deadline:  You must register as a member of the Florida Geriatrics Society and submit your abstract on or before:  

Monday, June 6, 2022 by 11:59 p.m. ET 

2022 Annual Meeting Important Dates and Deadlines: 

  • FGS annual meeting will be held September 24 - 25, 2022 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort in Fort Myers, FL
  • All enteries must be submitted online on or before end of day (11:59 p.m. ET), Monday, June 6, 2022. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.
  • All final documentation and necessary requested forms must be completed and received no later than June 6, 2022, or submission will not be accepted for consideration.
  • Notification of FGS Education Committee's decision regarding abstratct acceptance will be made on or before June 30, 2022, via email. 
  •  Accepted abstracts will be invited for poster presentation at the FGS 2022 Annual Meeting. 
  • Notification of accepted entries for oral presentation during a plenary session at the FGS 2022 Annual Meeting will be made on or before June 30, 2022, via email and posted on the FGS website. 
  • Poster session and oral presenters will need to register for the annual meeting no later than Saturday, July 30, 2022. All Poster Session participants are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses related to attending the annual meeting. 
  • Authors need to be present for the Poster Presentation Seession at the 2022 FGS Annual Meeting to be considered for the Lowenthal Founder's Poster Session Award. 
  • Announcement of the David T. Lowenthal Founder's Award for Excellence in Geriatric Research Poster Session winner will take place during the annual meeting. 

2021 Lowenthal Founder's Award Winner: 

Peter Senada, M.D., Naple Community Hospital, Naples

A Case of Fournier's Gangrene in an Elderly Patient


2020 Lowenthal Founder's Award Winner: 

Catherine Reizun, D.O., Naple Community Hospital, Naples

Recurrent Hypoglycemia due to Massive Abdominal Tumor in a Nonagenarian: A Case Report and Review of the Literature 

2019 Lowenthal Founder's Award Winner: 

Daniel Morales, M.D., Naple Community Hospital, Naples

To Close or Not to Close a PFO After a Cryptogenic Stroke?


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