News & Events


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Find the University of Washington School of Medicine Gerontology Grand Round and Journal Club updated weekly.

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Mark your calendar: 10/8 to 10/9/14

Elder Friendly Futures (EFF) - A UW Gerontology Conference

“Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally.”

University of Washington HUB, Seattle, WA


The Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC): Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series; Not to worry if you missed some of the lectures from Winter and Spring 2014; they can be found free of charge at at


UW Geriatric Grand Rounds and Journal Club: 8am every Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center in the Research and Teaching Building at 300 9th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 in Room 117.

July 18th: Geriatric Grand Rounds: "Cancer and Aging.": Gurkamal S. Chatta, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle WA

August 15th: Geriatric Grand Rounds: "Incontinence": Una J. Lee, MD, Virginia Mason, Seattle WA


July 2014

Thursday July 17

6 to 8:30

NW NGNA - Northwest Chapter of the National Nursing Association Program Meeting

Topic: Navigating Challenging Dementia Related Behaviors

Speaker: Christina Coulter, MN, ARNP

Judson Park Senior Living; 23600 Marine View DR S, Des Moines, WA 98198

(206) 824-4000


August 2014

8/4 to 8/7, 2014

Pioneer Network Conference

Kansas City, MO


8/6, 2014; 10:30 a.m.—Noon

LeadingAge Washington: Bullying in the Older Population

Audio Conference—Go to Meeting

Email - Pat @    1495 Wilmington Drive, Ste 340, DuPont, WA 98327 



10:00 to 10:50am

Health Promotion Research Center

"WA DSHS Aging and Long-Term Services Administration"

Presenter: Candace Goehring, Washington Department of Social and Health Services

HPRC conference room at 1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98105


8/22, 2014

National Gerontological Nursing Assoication (NGNA); deadline for Student Poster submissions (See below for NGNA Oct. 2nd conference information)


September 2014

9/16, 2014


Conversation Cafe with the Washington Pioneer Network: Music & Memory  and

RSVP to  Kline Galland Home,7500 Seward Park Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118


9/17 to 20, 2014

Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Conference   Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa; Orlando, FL  


9/23, 2014

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

The theme for year’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Strong Today, Falls-Free® Tomorrow.


October 2014

10/2 to 10/4/14

2014 NGNA Annual Convention: Spur Your Passion for the Older Adult

San Antonio, TX


10/8 to 10/9/14

Elder Friendly Futures (EFF) - A UW Gerontology Conference

“Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally.”

University of Washington HUB, Seattle, WA

Innovations showcase and research poster session due date TBA


10/10 to 10/12/2014

Oregon Geriatric Society (OGS) Conference

Sunriver, OR

Contact OGS for info. FREE FOR STUDENTS


November 2014

11/5 to 11/9/14

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Conference

Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington Marriott Marquis

Poster submission deadline was 3/5 ---Look for Late Breaker Poster Session details July 2014


December 2014

January 2015


February 2015

2/26 to 3/1/15

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Conference

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Nashville, Tennesse

Poster submission deadline June 20, 2014


March 2015

3/23 to 3/27, 2015

American Society on Aging Conference

Chicago, IL

Accepting proposals


April 2015

4/14 to 4/17/15

Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Conference

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

No call for abstract submission yet


May 2015

5/15 to 5/17/15

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference

Suburban Washington, DC (National Harbor, Maryland)   

No call for abstract submissions yet


June 2015


Press Release

More information about the JAHF BAGNC Scholarship program is available on the Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Scholars and Fellows web page.