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Tideswell Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit Winners

Tideswell and the UCSF Division of Geriatrics are excited to announce the fifth annual Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit open to ACGME interns and residents in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. The goal of the Award is to stimulate interest in a career in academic geriatrics by recognizing residents’ scholarly or research achievements in aging or geriatrics. Each award carries with it a cash prize of $250 plus a stipend to cover travel and lodging in San Francisco to present their work at a special award summit. This year’s winners are:

  Allison Mays: PGY-2, Cedars Sinai and West Los Angeles VA Internal Medicine Residency Program. Project: “Development of a Universal Assessment Tool for California Home and Community-Based Services.” read abstract Elizabeth Phung: PGY-2, Allegheny General Hospital/ West Penn Hospital, Interested in Geri and Palliative Care. Project: “Does the Palliative Performance Scale Correlate with Mortality in the Geriatric Trauma Population?” read abstract Jordan Harrison: PGY-2 University of Colorado School of Medicine; Project “Social isolation and Frailty in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (HABC).” read abstract Shannon Skinner: PGY-1, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Internal Medicine; Project: “Development of an inpatient geriatric rotation for Internal Medicine residents” read abstract Sheryl Ramdass: PGY-2, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine. Project: “From hospital to community: Use of antipsychotics in hospitalized elders, follow up study” read abstract Uma Tadepalli: PGY-2, Cambridge Health Alliance. Very interested in PACE. “Reducing hospital admissions in a PACE program with a weekly “M&M” review.” read abstract   To learn more about the Tideswell Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit please click here.