GEMSSTAR

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The GEMSSTAR (Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research) is an R03 award from the National Institute on Aging is intended to provide support for early stage clinician-scientists who have recently completed their clinical training in any medical or surgical specialty to establish a track record in aging research in their specialty area. The award currently provides $100,000 annually in direct costs for 2 years. Many emergency physicians have previously held or currently hold this award.

 

EM GEMSSTAR Awards:

2022 – Anita Chary, MD

Identifying Implementation Strategies for Emergency Department (ED) Delirium Screening in Older Adults

 

2021 – Cameron Gettel, MD

Development and validation of the Patient-Reported Outcome Measure - Older adult care Transitions from the Emergency Department (PROM-OTED) tool

 

2019 – Katie Buck, MD

Improving Diagnostic Accuracy for Older Emergency Department Patients with Suspected Pneumonia: The Role of Diagnostic Criteria and Novel Antimicrobial Peptides

 

2016 – Scott Dresden, MD

Effects of a Dedicated Nurse Liaison Intervention for Geriatric Patients in the Emergency Department

 

2015 – Kevin Munjal, MD MPH

Transport PLUS: Improving Transitions of Care By Adding Value to Routine Patient Transports

 

2014 – Tony Rosen, MD MPH

Improving Recognition of Elder Abuse through Analysis of Highly Adjudicated Cases

 

2014 – Christina Shenvi, MD PhD

Pilot trial of ED intervention and referral for alcohol misuse in older adults

 

2011 - Maura Kennedy, MD, MPH   

Assessment of Emergency Department Patients Who Develop Delirium after Hospital Admission           

 

2009 - Adit Ginde, MD, MPH

Vitamin D Supplementation and Acute Respiratory Infection in Older Nursing Home Residents  

 

2009 - Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE

The Effect of Emergency Department Overcrowding on Delirium in Older Adults

 

2008 - Jeremiah Schuur, MD, MHS  

Developing Emergency Department Quality of Care Indicators for Community Dwelling Elders 

 

2007 - Brian J. Blyth, MD,    

Pharmacologic Stabilization of HIF-1 for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease    

 

2007 - Jeffrey Caterino, MD 

Predictors of Clinical Course in Infected ED Elders

 

2006 - Christopher Carpenter, MD    

Non-Traumatic, Acute Abdominal Pain in ED Elderly, A Series of Systematic Reviews and A Clinical Consensus Conference

 

2006- Fredric Hustey, MD    

The Use of a Computerized System to Improve Information Transfer During Patient Transition from Skilled Nursing Facilities to the Emergency Department     

 

2006 - Benjamin Sun, MD, MPP       

Identification of "Low Risk" Older Patients with Syncope

 

2005- Ula Hwang, MD, MPH

Geriatric Pain Management in the Emergency Department (ED) Setting

 

2004 - Kevin Terrell, DO      

Computer-Assisted Decision Support to Increase the Safety of Prescribing to Older Adults in the Emergency Department    

 

2003 - Manish N. Shah, MD 

Pre-hospital Screening to Prevent Injuries and Illness

 

2003 - Scott T. Wilber, MD  

Prediction of Short-Term Functional Decline and Service Needs in Older ED Patients      

 

2002- Kennon Heard, MD     

Acute Drug Toxicity in Elderly Patients: A National Study of Overdoses, Adverse -Drug Reactions and Poisoning

 

2002 - Stephen Meldon, MD 

An ED-Based Falls Prevention Screening and Referral Program