Week In Review

June 23, 2017

FREE Webinars hosted by TRIPLL

Each year, the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) sponsors a webinar series focusing on issues in the aging population. This series is a free web based training resource for health professionals, researchers, and others with interest (or working) in the aging field. Topics and dates are below. Visit the website at www.tripll.org… More»

June 23, 2017

15th Annual Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference – Getting to the Heart of Aging: An Interprofessional Approach to Cardiovascular Health

The University of Utah Division of Geriatrics and VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) are pleased to present the 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference from August 28-29, 2017 at the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Salt Lake City, UT. With a focus on the importance of interprofessional teamwork… More»

June 23, 2017

Are Your J-1 Physicians Experiencing Visa Denials and/or Processing Delays?

To report J-1 visa denials or delays to the ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (EVSP) have either your Training Program Liaison (TPL) or the individual J-1 physicians, submit information directly to ECFMG at evsp-support@ecfmg.org, including: Name Passport number Consulate Date of application submission Date of visa interview Reason for denial or delay Click HERE to read… More»

June 23, 2017

AAIM Endorses New Standards for Fellowship Letter of Recommendation (LOR)

Updated guidelines for standardized letters of recommendation (SLOR), which have been shown to, “increase reliability as a predictor of future performance, greater inter-rater reliability, and improved task efficiency for writers and readers,” have been published in the May 2017 issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

June 23, 2017

Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) Funding Opportunity

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is now accepting applications for funding through the Grants for Early Medical Surgical Subspecialists Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) Program. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of intent (LOI) prior to submitting their GEMSSTAR application to NIA. The GEMSSTAR program offers two years of support for small… More»