AGS helps inclusion of ACP codes in 2016 Medicare Doctor Fee Schedule The American Geriatrics Society strongly supports inclusion of the Advance Treatment Preparation codes in the 2016 Medicare Doctor Fee Timetable medication information . We join other consumer, professional, and individual advocacy organizations in thanking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Solutions for acknowledging the need for this key support for Medicare beneficiaries. ACP can be an essential component of high-quality treatment that supports individuals in aligning their future care with what is most significant to them through ongoing conversations with their health care professionals.
Friedsam Mentorship Award Provided to Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD, University of New England This award, named for an outstanding mentor in gerontology, is certainly given to a person who offers contributed to gerontological education through excellence in mentorship to learners, faculty, and administrators. Distinguished Faculty Award Presented to Leslie A. Morgan, PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; and Jennifer R. Sasser, PhD, Marylhurst University This award recognizes persons whose teaching stands out as exemplary, innovative, of impact, or any combination thereof. Mildred M. Seltzer Distinguished Service Recognition Shown to William J. McAuley, PhD, George Mason University; Leonard W. Poon, PhD, University of Georgia; and Paul A.