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National Geriatrics Interest Group (NGIG) Student Day

NGIG Student Day will take place on Saturday, April 9th

Why Should I Attend?

The annual NGIG Student Day is organized by the National Geriatrics Interest Group for medical students interested in geriatrics. This is a great opportunity to learn from Canada’s leaders in geriatric medicine and meet fellow like-minded students from schools across Canada.

Registration for the NGIG Student Day is free with registration to the CGS ASM. All students must be registered for the ASM in order to attend.

Please see the NGIG Student Day schedule below.

 10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Welcome & Opening Remarks 
 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Keynote Address
Advocacy for the Geriatric Patient
Frank Molnar 

 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Break 
 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Career in Geriatrics Panel

Geriatric Medicine - Olivia Geen, Amanda Chen
Care of the Elderly - Annie Cheung, Evan Chong, Elizabeth Niedra
Geriatric Psychiatry - Lesley Wiesenfeld, Amanda Canfield

 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch Break 
 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Workshops
De-escalation of an Agitated Elderly Patient - Lori Schindel Martin
Art and Geriatric Medicine - Kathryn Trebuss 
 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Awards & Closing Remarks 

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