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 Spring 2017 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.


Spring 2017 GGIG Series...

Tuesday,

January 17th

Topic: Healthy Aging

Speaker: Peter Niemann, MD, VUMC/VA Clinical Fellow

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B

Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

February 21

Topic: Elder Care Law

Speaker: Barbara McGinnis, JD (former RN & Geriatric Nurse Practitioner)

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B

Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

March 21

Topic: Frailty

Speaker: Jorge Rivera, MD, VUMC/VA Clinical Fellow

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B

     Please click HERE to access this presentation

Tuesday,

April 18

Topic: Patient Perspectives at Age 100

Speaker: Carl Vaugh, patient

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B

Please click HERE to access presentation

Tuesday,

May 16

Topic:  Wound Care

                  Speaker: Wound Care Nurses

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B

Please click HERE to access presentation

2017 Online-viewing credits are here!!

(for those who cannot attend or watch live presentation)

CME credit for non-live viewingPrior to 2017, only those who attended live or watched live were awarded CME credit for the GGIG lectures.  As of January 2017, our sessions will continue to be recorded, but now can be accessed to watch non-live for CME credit, or for community geriatric education/training. Completion of a short quiz at the end of the presentation is required, as well as having set up a CME profile.