Announcements & News

This page includes NIDUS announcements, news, updates, and featured articles from the Delirium Bibliography.

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.  

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Apply for JAMA Internal Medicine Editorial Fellowship Program

JAMA Internal Medicine recently announced its expanded Editorial Fellowship Program. Three early-career faculty in Internal Medicine will get the opportunity to participate in an immersive 1-year fellowship serving as a part of the team of editors at JAMA Internal Medicine. JAMA encourages applications from individuals with diverse clinical and experiential backgrounds, particularly those who are […]

2024 World Delirium Awareness Day logo

March 13, 2024 is World Delirium Awareness Day

World Delirium Awareness Day is an annual event that seeks to raise awareness about delirium and its impact. Hosted by the International Federation of Delirium Societies, the day highlights the importance of early recognition and intervention of delirium. It also spotlights the latest research, guidelines, and best practices for addressing delirium. The next World Delirium […]

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US Deprescribing Research Network 2024 Annual Meeting

The US Deprescribing Research Network’s 2024 Annual Meeting will be held in-person on May 15th in Boston, Massachusetts, alongside the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Annual Meeting. This highly interactive meeting is open to all with an interest in research that aims to improve deprescribing and medication use in older adults, and features tremendous opportunities […]

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NAM Opens Applications for 2024 Catalyst Awards

The National Academy of Medicine is accepting applications for the 2024 cycle of its U.S.-based Catalyst Awards. The application period is open from January 29, 2024, through March 11, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST. Awardees will each receive a cash prize of $50,000 USD and become part of a global network of innovators with exclusive […]

Aging Initiative Feb 1 webinar

The AGING Initiative Hosts February 1 Webinar on Dyadic Research

The AGING Initiative is hosting a webinar entitled Dyadic Research in Older Adults Living with Chronic Conditions on Thursday, February 1 at 12pm ET. Join speaker Courtney Polenick, PhD (University of Michigan) and discussants Evan Plys, PhD (Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School) and Maria Pellerano, MA, MBA, MPH (Rutgers University) as they focus […]

Register for the AGS 2024 CoCare HELP Preconference

Join from anywhere on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 10am – 3:30pm ET for this year’s AGS CoCare: HELP VIRTUAL Pre-Conference. This event is a part of the American Geriatrics Society 2024 Virtual Annual Meeting and will also take place virtually. Featured presenters will include NIDUS PIs Dr. Sharon Inouye and Dr. Edward Marcantonio (this year’s […]

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New Journal Article: Delphi Delirium Management Algorithms

In a newly published article on Delphi Delirium Management Algorithms, Thomas Ottens, Arjen Slooter, and Carsten Hermes describe, “an initiative to create a clinical algorithm to provide healthcare providers with a structured approach to hospitalised patients who develop delirium.” Multiple collaborators were involved in this project including several NIDUS PIs (Drs. Sharon Inouye, John Devlin, […]