American Geriatrics Society welcomes Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN as new President at 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting
- AGS @AmerGeriatrics welcomes Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN (@agilis) as the new President at the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting (#AGS23) http://ow.ly/4huC50OfQjR
New York (May 3, 2022) — Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN will step into the role of President of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) at the 2023 AGS Annual Scientific meeting which is taking place May 4-6, 2023 (pre-conference day is May 3). An AGS member since 1999 and a member of its Board since 2015, Dr. Fick is committed to working with AGS leaders and members to improve the health, independence, and quality of life of all older people.
“I have always appreciated AGS’ focus, support and advancement of an interprofessional team approach that puts older adults and caregivers at the center, embraces the best evidence and innovation, and is dedicated to caring for our workforce.” said Dr. Fick. “I am humbled and honored to be stepping into the presidential role at an organization that celebrates the joy of caring for older adults, supports its members to overcome the challenges that we face, and that is advocating for a future vision where we all are supported by and able to contribute to communities where ageism, ableism, classism, homophobia, racism, sexism, xenophobia, and other forms of bias and discrimination no longer impact healthcare access, quality, and outcomes for older adults and their caregivers.”