Dr. Sara C. LaHue

Investigator of the Month (July 2024): Dr. Sara C. LaHue

Dr. Sara C. LaHue is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCSF, where she also earned her medical degree and completed both her neurology residency and neurohospitalist fellowship. As a Buck Institute for Research on Aging Visiting Scientist and NIA Butler-Williams Scholar, Dr. LaHue is dedicated to advancing the care of older hospitalized adults. Her […]

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Application Deadline for the National Clinician Scholars Program is July 15

The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) offers physicians and doctorate-trained nurses an innovative two-year, postdoctoral interprofessional training program, preparing them for a wide range of careers, from academic health services research careers to educational, advocacy, and policy leadership positions. The NCSP provides mentored training and supporting to develop change agents who will devote their careers […]

Dr. Roderic Eckenhoff

Investigator of the Month (June 2024): Dr. Roderic Eckenhoff

Dr. Roderic Eckenhoff is the Austin Lamont Professor of Anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. His primary area of research has been the molecular pharmacology of general anesthetics. Dr. Eckenhoff and his team have been NIH-funded for almost 35 years. This team has provided considerable evidence for the molecular targets and […]

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NIA Seeks Input on Data Management, Sharing, and Secondary Data Use

Do you work in the field of aging or dementia? The National Institute on Aging (NIA) wants your input on challenges, opportunities, and use-cases related to data management, sharing, and secondary use of scientific data. The goal is to develop an overarching NIA data strategy that informs NIA programs and policies, and addresses gaps in […]

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AGS Seeks MCC Champions

The AGS/AGING LEARNING Collaborative is looking for MCC Champions to introduce the MCC’s Core Curriculum and encourage the inclusion of people living with Multiple Chronic Conditions (people living with MCCs) in research to their peers. On Thursday, May 29 at 1:00 PM ET, the LEARNING Collaborative will be hosting a Becoming a MCC Champion workshop. During the […]

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Register for the 2024 Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehab Conference

The 13th Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference will be held November 7 – 8, 2024 at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Turner Auditorium in Baltimore. The aim of this two-day conference is improving long-term outcomes for ICU survivors. Additionally, this conference targets a wide range of health care providers and practitioners including physical […]

Flyer for the AGING Initiative webinar on “Decoding Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCCs) in Older Adults: Relevance, Epidemiology, and Policy Perspectives” on Wednesday, June 26 at 9:30am ET.

Decoding MCCs in Older Adults Webinar

Join the AGING Initiative’s webinar on Wednesday, June 26. During this session, presenters will define multiple chronic conditions (MCCs) and discuss their relevance to population health, health care, and public policy. Presenters will also explore epidemiology, policy challenges, and knowledge gaps as they relate to the study of older adults with MCCs. Register here.  

Dr. James Rudolph

Investigator of the Month (May 2024): Dr. James Rudolph

Dr. James Rudolph is a geriatrician and palliative care physician. He has a long track record of delirium research and collaboration. Dr. Rudolph is amazed that a short-term health event, like delirium, can have a profound impact on the course of people’s lives. Like most delirium experts, he ran alone in his institution. And he […]

AGS CoCare HELP Special Interest Group meeting

AGS CoCare®: HELP SIG to Host ‘Prevent Delirium and Functional Decline’

The AGS CoCare®: HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program) Special Interest Group will host a special session entitled Prevent Delirium and Functional Decline. The sessions facilitator will be Lyn Weinberg, MD (AGS CoCare®: HELP Advisory Board Member; Medical Director of HELP (Center of Excellence), Allegheny Health Network; Director, Division of Geriatrics Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA). […]

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Save the Date: Caregiving Report Public Release Launch

Join the National Academies April 11, 2024 at 11AM ET for the release of a new caregiving report on supporting family caregivers working in science, engineering, and medicine. The authors will present the findings and recommendations of this important study and answer audience questions. Register to join in person or online.