Third Annual Research Symposium and Poster Session

The Future of Health Care Policy for Aging Populations

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 8:30 am – 3:00 pm University of Chicago, Knapp Center of Biomedical Discovery


  • Stacy Levine, MD Associate Professor, Director of Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago Policies and Aging in Palliative Medicine: Aligning Patients and Clinicians on What Matters Most
  • Louise Hawkley, PhD, MA Senior Research Scientist, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Health Significance and Potential Solutions
  • R. Tamara Konetzka, PhD Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago Health Care Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
  • William Dale, MD, PhD Section Chief for Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Director of Specialized Oncology Care & Research in the Elderly (SOCARE), University of Chicago Nothing Endures But Change: An AMC Pivots to Population Health in the era of Value Based Care

Poster Contest Winner

  • Teresita Hogan, MD Associate Professor Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Improving Pain Relief in Elderly Patients (I-PREP): An Emergency Department Education and Quality Intervention

Symposium Photographs 2015