PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS

The Gerson Sanders Award

The AGEM Gerson Sanders Award is named in honor of Drs. Lowell Gerson and Arthur Sanders, leaders and pioneers in the championing of geriatric emergency care through their research, support of the subspecialty, and mentorship of junior investigators.  The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improving care for older adults in emergency medicine. Each awardee is is given a unique work of art, designed and created by Francine Gerson, which reflects each recipient's personal interest and contribution to geriatric emergency medicine. 

2020

Ula Hwang, MD, MPH, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2019

Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Population Health Sciences, and Geriatrics, and The John & Tashia Morgridge Chair of Emergency Medicine Research, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

2018

Teresita M Hogan MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics and Palliative Care, University of Chicago

2017

Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, MSc, Professor, Emergency MedicineWashington University in St. Louis

2016

Nancy Lundebjerg, Chief Executive Officer of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

2015

Jennie Chin Hansen, American Geriatrics Society Chief Executive Officer

2014

Basil Eldadeh, Supervisory Medical Officer, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, National Institute on Aging

2013

Donna Regenstreif, former Senior Program Officer, John A. Hartford Foundation

2012

Douglas Miller, Associate Director, Indiana University Center for Aging Care Research

2011

Janis Eisner, Administrative Coordinator for the Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Award