Geriatrics & Gerontology Interest Group (GGIG)

GGIG LionThe GGIG is a lunch time lecture series for professionals from all disciplines who are interested in issues affecting older adults. All programs are held from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Feel free to bring your own lunch (no RSVP required to attend).

Next GGIG....

The Fall 2016 GGIG schedule is now available! Also, you can view past presentations by accessing the side bar links on the left of this page or by clicking HERE for a viewing catalog.


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)•. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center, Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, Tennessee Valley GRECC.


Fall 2016 GGIG Series...

Tuesday,

September 13th

Topic: Geri-PACT: a new VA Model of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Speaker: James Powers, MD, Clinical Assocaite Director TVHS GRECC

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A

Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

October 18

Topic: Shared Decision-Making: VA Person-Centric and Caregiver Support

Speaker: Jennifer Buckner, MSW, TVHS Geri-PACT

Location: LIGHT HALL 208

Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

November 8th

Topic: Palliative Care--VA Style

Speaker: Martha Leonard, MD, TVHS GEC Service Line

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A

Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

December 6th

Topic: Home-Based Primary Care--Yes, we still make house calls at the VA

Speaker: Barbara Snook, MD, TVHS GEC Service Line

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380A

Please click HERE to access presentation

SPRING 2017 LECTURES COMING SOON!!!

Online-viewing credits coming in 2017

(for those who cannot attend or watch live presentation)