The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is proud to announce the 2018 recipient of the David C. Martin Award: Mr. Benjamin Cahill, a medical student attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Mr. Cahill was recognized at the 2018 Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine dinner symposium, where he was presented with a certificate of excellence and honorarium. The honorarium will aid in defraying expenses to attend the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society conference, where he will present his abstract, Contact Frequency and Older Adult Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation.
The award was named after David C. Martin, MD, who established the first geriatrics fellowship in Pittsburgh, PA. The ultimate goal of this prestigious award is to encourage and prepare future physicians in the field of geriatric medicine.
Since its inception, the Society is proud to have awarded over $81,000 to area medical students interested in the field of geriatric medicine.