Age-Friendly Health Systems

When:  Mar 20, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society (EPGS), in conjunction with The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, invites you to attend an education session to learn Age-Friendly Health SystemsAge-Friendly Health Systems is an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in partnership with the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA).

Session Title:     Forum for the 4Ms: Age-Friendly Health Systems

Eastern Pennsylvania

Date and Time  March 20, 2019 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Tour the Mutter Museum (heavy hors d’oeuvres provided)
  • 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Keynote presentation on the JAHF-IHI Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative (dessert and beverage provided)

Location:             The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

                                19 South 22nd Street

                                Philadelphia, PA 19103

Registration Fees: EPGS Member - $55.00; EPGS Non-member - $65.00

Registration Link: Eventbrite registration (

Forum and Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • For sponsorship information, please contact Nancy Carpey (below)

Keynote Speaker: Leslie Pelton, Director of Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

About the Forum: Leslie Pelton will discuss the Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative and what the 4Ms mean, sharing experiences on how this has been implemented around the country.

We invite healthcare leaders and providers – executives, providers, practitioners, clinicians, educators, caregivers, and researchers – from all areas across the continuum of care to join us as we learn together about ways to better integrate and continually improve care and services that are mission-critical to serve older adults. This forum launches the EPGS’ commitment to such a collaborative and far-reaching initiative.

For More Information: Contact Nancy Carpey at 610-812-1583 or visit the EPGS website at (


This event is co-sponsored by the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society (EPGS) and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

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Nancy Carpey