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Today: Discussion Forum - Frailty 1:00-2:00 PM

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Today: Discussion Forum - Frailty 1:00-2:00 PM
by Geriatric Scholars Learning Community Team - Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9:27 AM

Fred Ko, MDFacilitated by Fred Ko, MD
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine,
Icahn School of Medicine
Staff Physician, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters VAMC

Location:  This Discussion Forum may be accessed through the Chronic Disease course online at or directly at:

Dr. Ko will facilitate a participant-driven discussion based on the article “Frailty in older adults: Insights and interventions” written by Drs. Sara Espinoza and Jeremy Walston. 

Please read the article - click here - prior to the Discussion Forum. You will be able to ask questions and share your thoughts with Dr. Ko and other colleagues participating in the Discussion Forum.

Live facilitation will take place between 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST.  The Discussion Forum will remain open for all participants afterwards.

Dr. Fred Ko is a geriatrician scientist. He is an Assistant Professor in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a Staff Physician at the GRECC, James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Dr. Ko received his medical degree at the George Washington University, where he also completed residency training in Internal Medicine. He completed fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Ko also received master of science degrees in physiology from UCLA and in clinical research from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine.

Please provide your feedback on the Discussion Forum by completing a brief survey at:

For any questions regarding this forum, you may contact Eugenia Dorisca at

Geriatric Scholars Community Team