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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.  

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

  • 01/28/2020
  • 07/15/2020
  • 11:59 PM
  • Abstract Submissions Open until July 15, 2020 End of Day

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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 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 represent 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 be a current FGS member to be considered for the Lowenthal Founders Award, you may join at the time of submission.

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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. In 2020 the top posters will be displayed on website and may represent: 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, as well clinical relevance of the work and oral presentation. 

4. Your abstract must be submitted along with all required documentation and disclosure forms for each author prior to the cutoff date of 11:59 pm on July 15, 2020, 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 the oral presentation via the August 2020, FGS scheduled virtual annual meeting during the Lowenthal Award Poster Session. 

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the annual meeting is being rescheduled as a virtual meeting format to be held in August 2020. 

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