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Aging in Critical Care

Co-Chairs: Nathan E. Brummel, MD, MSCI and Lauren Ferrante, MD MHS

The Aging in Critical Care Interest Group is a collaborative, interdisciplinary group of critical care experts with a multipronged focus on improving the health of older adults across the spectrum of critical illness and recovery.

Goals and Objectives

  • Identify and develop patient-centered, aging-focused research priorities across the spectrum of critical illness and recovery.
  • Enhance the integration of principles of geriatrics and models of geriatric care into critical care medicine training and professional development.
  • Increase awareness of important clinical care issues faced by older adults with a critical illness.

2021 Annual Interest Group meeting: Pathways to Funding for Aging-Focused Research in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Click for Recording


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