22nd Annual Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference

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Conference description

The Oregon Geriatrics Society (OGS) is a medical specialty society that focuses on education for health care professionals specializing in the care of older adults, and long-term care. In 2021 the OGS conference will be a live, virtual event. 

Conference date

October 1-2, 2021 (Virtual conference)

Target audience

Geriatricians, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals who work with older adults in various care settings.

Friday, October 1

7:45      Meeting room opens        
8:00      Welcome and Introduction         
8:10      The Year In Review: A Selection Of The Latest Evidence In Care For Older Adults - Kathleen Drago, MD
9:00      Heart to Heart: Cardiology and Nephrology Discuss Heart Failure Best Practices - Alicia Ross, MD and Claire Kassakian, MD    
9:50      BREAK        
10:10    Toward An Age-Friendly City: Creating Good Places To Grow Up and Grow Old - Alan De La Torre, PhD    
11:00    Breakout Sessions - Age-Friendly Health Systems: 
                A. Outpatient - Marian Hodges, MD, MPH, FACP and Colleen Casey, PhD, ANP-BC, CNS    
                B. Inpatient: (RE) Prioritizing Age-Friendly Hospital Care In COVID-19 - Alaina Ena, MN, RN and Kathleen Drago, MD
                C. Long-Term Care: Age-Friendly Health System In Post-Acute/Long-Term Care - Katherine Edstrom, AGNP-C    
11:30    Geriatrics In Rural Primary Care Setting - Subhechchha Sha, MD    
Noon    LUNCH        
1:00      Aging With HIV - Christopher Evans, MD, MPH
1:50      Understanding The Unique Needs Of LGBT+ Older Adults - Max Micozzi
2:40      BREAK        
3:00      Beyond the Devastation: Bringing Quality and Financial Viability to Long-Term Care - Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD    
3:50      ADJOURN    
4:00      Table Topics and Networking (non-credited)

Saturday, October 2

7:45      Meeting room opens    
8:00      Welcome and Introduction     
8:10      What's New in Neurology - Joseph Quinn, MD
9:00      50 Is The New 70: The Rising Epidemic Of Aging and Homelessness and Some Things You Can Do About It - Sharon Meieran, MD, JD and Laura Golino de Lovato 
10:00    BREAK    
10:15    Multimorbidity Measurement, Burden, and Health-Related Consequences - Ana Quinones, PhD, MS
11:05    TBD
11:55    ADJOURN    

Registration Fee: $185

Health care professionals in training (Fellows, Residents, Students): Free*


Cancellation policy

Cancellations received by September 20, 2021 will be refunded, minus the $30 administrative fee; requests made after this date will not be refunded.
Cancellations requests should be emailed to cme@ohsu.edu.

Should conditions warrant, the sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program with a full tuition refund.

American Medical Association


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of OHSU School of Medicine and the Oregon Geriatrics Society.  The OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Medical Directors

This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 4.5 clinical hours and 4.5 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine.  The CMD Program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.


f you have questions regarding your registration please email cme@ohsu.edu.

For all other questions about the activity contact Mary Olhausen at omary52@comcast.net.