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2022-2023 Frailty Seminar Series: A Free Offering from the Global Frailty Network

Global Frailty Network Logo Please join our friends at the Global Frailty Network for their 2022-2023 Frailty Seminar Series.


Many thanks to the Frailty Seminar Series' Organizing Committee for creating this outstanding speaker series of experts on frailty science: 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); and Olga Theou, PhD (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada).


Seminars occur on the second Wednesday of the month at noon ET (or 5 PM ET where noted on the schedule below).  These ongoing monthly seminars share frailty-related evidence-based practices and research and encourage exchange among health care professionals, researchers, policy experts, and trainees within and outside geriatric medicine. Registration is free and easy, and you may register for any or all of the upcoming online seminars here.  


2022 Seminars

  • September 14: "Preventing Frailty in Primary Care Using the ICOPE Monitor Digital;" Bruno Vellas, MD (Gérontopôle, Toulouse University, France)
  • October 12: "COVID 19 and Frailty;" PANEL with Simon Conroy, MB ChB, PhD (University Hospitals of Leicester, UK), George Kuchel, MD, CM, FRCP, AGSF (University of Connecticut, USA), and Sean X. Leng, MD, PhD (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA)
  • November 9: "Sarcopenia, Frailty and Geroscience;" Roger Fielding, PhD (Tufts University, Boston, USA)
  • December 14: (Topic TBA); Linda Fried, MD (Columbia University, New York, USA)

2023 Seminars

  • January 11: "Mechanisms of Frailty;" PANEL with Susan Howlett, PhD (Dalhousie University, Canada), Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD (National Institute of Aging, USA), and Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD (University of Florida, USA)
  • February 8: "Frailty in the Hospital and after Discharge: Approach and Management;"Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas, MD, PhD (University Hospital of Getafe, Spain)
  • March 8: "New Developments in Frailty Index Assessments;" Olga Theou, PhD (Dalhousie University, Canada)
  • April 12: "Frailty and Cognitive Impairment;" PANEL with Kenneth Rockwood, MD, MPA (Dalhousie University, Canada), Olivier Beauchet, MD, PhD (McGill University, Canada), and Carlos Cano-Gutierrez, MD (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia)
  • May 10: "Frailty – the Research Clinical Practice Gap;" Jean Woo, MD, FRCP, FRACP (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;" Hidenori Arai, MD, PhD (National Center for Geriatrics & Gerontology, Japan)
    • N.B., 5:00 PM ET instead of 12:00 PM ET

In the event that your schedule does not permit you to attend a seminar, please know that they are recorded and placed online here.  However, If you do attend, you may request a certificate of attendance for your portfolio.


Finally, please consider becoming a member of the Global Frailty Network (free registration here).


Sponsored by: 
The Global Frailty Network
Webinars on 2nd Wednesday of the month either at noon ET or 5 PM ET