9th Annual Norman & Alicia Volk Lecture in Geriatric Nursing
With keynote speaker Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN
Join NYU Meyers and The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing for the annual Norman and Alicia Volk Lecture in Geriatric Nursing. This year's keynote speaker will be Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
For more than two decades, Dr. Mary Naylor has led a multidisciplinary team of clinical scholars and health services researchers in generating, disseminating, and translating knowledge designed to enhance the care and outcomes of chronically ill adults and their families. She is the architect of the Transitional Care Model, an evidence-based care management approach designed to improve the quality of care, decrease unnecessary hospitalizations and reduce health care costs for vulnerable community-based older adults. Dr. Naylor is the 2016 recipient of AcademyHealth’s Distinguished Investigator Award, in recognition of significant and lasting contributions to the field of health services research through scholarship, teaching, advancement of science and methods, and leadership. Dr. Naylor was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2005; she is a member of NAMs Leadership Consortium on Value & Science-Driven Health Care and co-chairs the Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative. Dr. Naylor also is a member of the RAND Health Board of Advisors and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality National Advisory Council. In 2016, she completed her six-year term as a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Learn more about Dr. Naylor's work here.
This annual lecture at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing was established through the generous support of Norman and Alicia Volk. Their gift allows the College to host a series of lectures that focuses on the many quality healthcare needs of older adults.