AGS Welcomes 20 New Fellows Recognized For Exceptional Commitment To Geriatrics

  • . @AmerGeriatrics welcomes its newest class of fellows—a select group of experts recognized for their deep commitment to the AGS and to advancing high-quality, person-centered care for us all as we age. http://ow.ly/6rak50IXr2Z

New York (May 2, 2022)—The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) today honored 20 leading health professionals who joined the newest class of AGS Fellows—a select group of experts recognized for their deep commitment to the AGS and to advancing high-quality, person-centered care for us all as we age.

“Collectively, these new fellows are being honored for their active participation in the work of AGS, and for their contributions to advancing the field through scholarly activities, advocacy, teaching and excellence in patient care,” noted incoming AGS President G. Michael Harper, M.D. The fellows will be formally recognized at the 2022 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting (#AG22; May 12-14).

This year’s fellows hail from across the country and reflect the dedication to geriatrics education, clinical care, and research indicative of our Society’s commitment to quality care for us all as we age. They include:

  • Martine Sanon, MD, AGSF 
  • Quratulain Syed, MD, AGSF 
  • Rosemary S. Browne, MD, AGSF 
  • Sara M. Bradley, MD, AGSF 
  • Anupam Chandra MD, CMD, AGSF 
  • Tsewang Ngodup, MD, AGSF 
  • Christine Kistler, MD, MASc, AGSF 
  • Jeannie K. Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP, AGSF 
  • Lee A. Jennings, MD, MSHS, AGSF 
  • Kourosh Arthur Philip Moshiri, MD, CMD, HMDC, FACP, FAACWS, AGSF 
  • Joshua Raymond, MD, MPH, AGSF 
  • Xiangrong Shao, MD, FACP, AGSF 
  • Andrea W. Schwartz, MD, MPH, AGSF 
  • Mark R Katlic, MD, MMM, FACS, AGSF 
  • Maryjo L. Cleveland, MD, AGSF 
  • Lobna Ali, MD, CMD, AGSF 
  • Jonny Macias Tejada, MD, AGSF 
  • Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS, AGSF 
  • Saeeduddin Khan, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF 
  • Sangeeta A. Rana, MD, MPH, AGSF

Each year, a host of highly qualified AGS members earn fellowship status following a rigorous application process, which includes assessments of everything from continuing education to public service and geriatrics scholarship. Applications are accepted twice yearly, with more information available at AmericanGeriatrics.org/Membership.

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About the American Geriatrics Society
Founded in 1942, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals that has—for more than 75 years—worked to improve the health, independence, and quality of life of older people. Its nearly 6,000 members include geriatricians, geriatric nurses, social workers, family practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and internists. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policymakers, and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. For more information, visit AmericanGeriatrics.org.

About the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting
The AGS Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier educational event in geriatrics, providing the latest information on clinical care, research on aging, and innovative models of care delivery. More than 2,000 nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, social workers, long-term care and managed care providers, healthcare administrators, and others will convene in Orlando May 12-14, 2022 (pre-conference program on May 11) to advance geriatrics knowledge and skills through state-of-the-art educational sessions and research presentations. For more information, visit Meeting.AmericanGeriatrics.org.