Consortium on Aging

Upcoming Events and Seminars, Lectures, and Trainings

Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lecture Series

The Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series Presents:

Paula Shireman, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology

Dielmann Endowed Chair in Surgery

Vice Dean for Team Science, SOM

UT Health Science Center - San Antonio

Date: February 12, 2016

Time: 8:00-9:00 Lecture

"Developing the Evidence Base for Vascular Interventions"

Location: UT Health OCB - 1851 Cross Point Avenue, Suite 2.200

Fifth Annual Collective Soul Symposium

Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Collective Soul Symposium sponsored by MD Anderson Cancer Center & The Institute for Spirituality and Health, February 12-13, 2016. 

Please visit https://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/cme-conference-management/conferences/cme/conference-management-the-collective-soul-symposium-2016.html

20th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The planning committee for the 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, September 16-17, 2016, invites the submission of proposals for case studies, research presentations and program review for 30 Minute Workshops, Rapid Fire Presentation (10 minute presentation 5 minutes for questions and answers) Posters in the following categories:

 

•             Symptom Assessment and Management

•             Education (Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Spiritual, Patient)

•             Psychosocial/ Spiritual Care

•             Communication

•             Research

 

We encourage abstracts from all healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, therapist (physical, occupation, music, massage, art. etc), and students of all these professions. 

 

Submission Instructions:

Proposals are to be submitted electronically by midnight (EST) 2/29/16.  Submissions received after that time will not be considered.  Please, send the abstracts to dcuello@mdanderson.org

Recent events

Endowed Lecture Bring Noted Geriatrics Experts

The Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series brought the following renowned geriatrics experts to our campus:

Warren Taylor, M.D. - Effects of depression on cognitive decline and medical outcomes in older adults

Georgia Sadler, BSN, MBA, PhD - Setting up systems to avoid death by extramural funding: Lessons learned from health disparities research

Lillian Min, MD, MSHS - Delivering high-quality primary care to the complex older patient

Samir Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCPC - Rethinking Traditional Models of Acute Care for Older Adults

Sidney Stahl, PhDDemystifying the Black Box of the NIH/NIA: Grant-Writing Seminar and Workshop

Ranjan Duara, MD -Management of Cognitive, Behavioral and Functional Progression in Dementing Disorders and Clinical Diagnosis and Brain Imaging in the Assessment of Dementing Disorders: A series of Vignettes                                    

Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPHDisability and Functional Status and The Hospital Disability Syndrome: How hospitalization can lead to loss of independence in older patients                             

Lodovico Balducci, MD - Cancer in the Older Patient:  A case for complexity and Long Term Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment in Older Patients