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The Frailty Seminar Series is sponsored by the Global Frailty Network.  You may join the Global Frailty Network at no cost here


Frailty Seminar Series registration is free and easy, and you may register for any or all of the upcoming online seminars here.  These ongoing monthly seminars are dedicated to sharing frailty-related evidence-based practices and cutting-edge research involving aspects of frailty science. Moreover, they encourage exchange and dialogue among health care professionals, researchers, policy experts, and trainees within and outside geriatric medicine.  In general, seminars occur on the second Wednesday of the month at noon ET. 


Schedule of Upcoming 2022-2023 Frailty Seminars:

  • December 14: (Topic TBA); Dr. Linda Fried Columbia University, New York, USA)
  • January 11: “Mechanisms of Frailty;” PANEL with Drs. Susan Howlett (Dalhousie University, Canada), Luigi Ferrucci (National Institute of Aging, USA), and Christiaan Leeuwenburgh (University of Florida, USA)
  • February 8: “Frailty in the Hospital and after Discharge: Approach and Management;” Dr. Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas (University Hospital of Getafe, Spain)
  • March 8: “New Developments in Frailty Index Assessments;” Dr. Olga Theou, (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  • April 12: “Frailty and Cognitive Impairment;” PANEL with Drs. Kenneth Rockwood (Dalhousie University, Canada), Olivier Beauchet (McGill University, Canada), and Carlos Cano-Gutierrez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia)
  • May 10: “Frailty – the Research Clinical Practice Gap;” Dr. Jean Woo (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); N.B., 5:00 PM ET instead of 12:00 PM ET
  • June 14: “Sex Differences on Frailty;” Ruth Hubbard, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, MSc (The University of Queensland, Australia); N.B., 5:00 PM ET instead of 12:00 PM ET
  • July 12: “Community Approach for Frailty Prevention;” Dr. Hidenori Arai (National Center for Geriatrics & Gerontology, Japan); N.B., 5:00 PM ET instead of 12:00 PM ET


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Global Frailty Network logoMany thanks to the Frailty Seminar Series’ Organizing Committee for putting together these world-class talks:

  • Carmen Castillo-Gallego, MD, PhD (Hospital Virgen del Valle, Toledo, Spain)
  •  Gustavo Duque, MD, PhD (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
  • Sara Espinoza, MD, MSc (San Antonio GRECC & University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA)
  • Jorge G. Ruiz, MD (Miami VAHS GRECC & University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA)
  • Tania Tello, MD, MSc (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru)
  • Olga Theou, PhD (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada)