Presidential Poster Award Recipients

The Presidential Poster Session features some of the most highly rated abstracts reviewed by the Research Committee. Congratulations to top 2024 abstract submissions recognized in each of the following categories.

Case Series & Case Studies
Shock and Z-drugs: Treating Lorazepam-Resistant Catatonia (B037)
Margaret M. Xu, MD
Yale School of Medicine

Clinical Innovation
Optimizing delirium detection in hospitalized older adults: a Natural Language Processing approach (B089) 
Claudia Szlejf, PhD
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

Clinical Trials
Fear of falling in older adults: A feasibility randomized control trial of virtual GERAS DANCE (B096) 
Patricia Hewston, PhD
McMaster University

Family caregiving for community-dwelling older adults living with dementia: a population-based descriptive study in Ontario, Canada (B105) 
Nathan M. Stall, MD, PhD
Sinai Health, University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Ethics & Qualitative Research
Role of Informal Male Spousal Caregivers After Urogynecologic Surgery in Older Adults (B128) 
Lauren Yu
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Geriatric Bioscience
The Development of Mesoporous Melanin Nanoparticles as Drug-Delivery Carriers for the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (B129)
Mary Caroline Kaufmann
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Geriatric Education
Targeted Curriculum Improves Resident Physician Knowledge and Confidence in Caring for Patients Under Guardianship (B136) 
Kahli Zietlow, MD
University of Michigan Michigan Medicine

Geriatric Medicine in Other Specialties
Nationally Representative Estimates of Short- and Longer-Term Hospital Readmissions After Major Surgery Among Community-Living Older Americans (B144) 
Yi Wang
Yale University

Geriatric Syndromes
Ceiling Effect of Standard Frailty Score in Real-world Population of Older Adults with Cancer (B153) 
Carla T. Williams, MD
Harvard Medical School, VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus

Health Services & Policy Research
Hospital-level Disparities in Delivery of Rehabilitation to Older Adults with Acute Respiratory Failure Receiving Mechanical Ventilation (B171) 
Snigdha Jain
Yale School of Medicine

Neurologic & Behavioral Science
Associations Between Cognitive Impairment & Functional Outcomes in Patients with Multiple Myeloma (B180) 
Jayla Calhoun
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Quality Measurement & Quality Improvement
Beers’ list alerts help reduce antipsychotic and benzodiazepine prescribing in hospitalized older adults (B217) 
Lynn McNicoll, MD
American Geriatrics Society, Brown University

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