Special Geriatrics Theme Issue on Age Friendly Health Initiative – December 2023
Proposals due 9/15/23
SGIM Forum will publish a special Geriatrics theme issue on Age-Friendly Health Initiatives in December 2023. This theme issue will focus on the Geriatrics 5Ms (mentation, mobility, medications, what matters most and multimorbidity) framework and its implementation across the care continuum. This initiative was introduced in 2017 by The John A Hartford Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and American Hospital Association.
- Please consider the following for submissions to this theme issue:
- Article submissions of all types are welcome, covering a wide range of geriatric related issues including, but not limited to:
- Age-Friendly Health Systems (Inpatient, Ambulatory, Post-Acute and Long-Term Care)
- Geriatric syndromes (Falls, Gait Impairment, Dementia, Delirium, Frailty, Osteoporosis)
- Polypharmacy and Deprescribing
- Geriatric Health Policies
- Peri-operative care of older adults
- Management of multimorbidity in older adults
- Management of chronic diseases in older adults
- Gender and Sexuality Issues in older adults
- End of life care in older adults
- Medical students, residents, and fellows are also encouraged to submit. Personal reflections and experiences with age-friendly health care teams are welcome.
- Please refer to the author instructions for more detailed article requirements and a suggested article template. Please note the article template is reflective of regular SGIM Forum submissions but be sure to follow the Instructions for Authors that are specific to this theme issue.
Submit your article topic proposals or artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15, 2023. The deadline for final submission of articles or artwork is October 11, 2023, for consideration for this theme issue.
SGIM Forum is a place for members to share their diverse perspectives and experiences, advocacy, research, and clinical work, for this theme issue and continuously into the future. Submissions not published in the theme issue will be considered for publication in future issues of SGIM Forum.
More information can be found here.