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Pennsylvania GeriatricS Society

Western Division


Over $86,000 awarded to students.

 2022 David C. Martin Award

The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division was pleased to present this year's David C. Martin Award recipient, Wendy Osei-Bonsu, with a $1,500 honorarium. The honorarium will help with travel expenses for the AGS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL. where Wendy will present her abstract, Diagnosing Duodenal Diverticulum.

Since the award's inception in 1999, the Society has awarded over $86,000 to area medical students interested in the field of geriatric medicine.


David C. Martin, MD (rt.) with past award recipients.

Award Criteria

Medical students, including students studying other healthcare disciplines (Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Nursing) from the PAGS-WD region* whose abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the AGS Conference will be contacted by the Society, once verification of accepted abstract/poster is confirmed by the American Geriatrics Society. 


The application process will begin in January 2023. 

Application must be received no later than MARCH 10, 2023.

If you have been notified by the Society of your eligibility for the David C. Martin Award, please proceed with the application process below.

 In order to be considered as a candidate for the award, download the application and attach the following with the completed application:

  • A copy of your AFAR/AGS Presentation Acceptance Letter
  • Accepted abstract

(*If chosen as a DCM Award recipient, the award stipend will be commensurate with the cost of traveling to the American Geriatrics Conference.)

Contact Eileen Taylor at etaylor@acms.org to inquire about award criteria and to confirm eligibility.

About us

The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older persons. It is a non-profit organization of physicians and other health care professionals committed to the provision of quality health care for older persons.

Contact us

Pennsylvania Geriatric Society - Western Division
850 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212

Chapter Administrator: Eileen Taylor | etaylor@acms.org

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