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Francesca Nicosia, Malena Spar, Mike Steinman, MD, and Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH’s Abstract Selected for Oral Presentation at the AGS Annual Meeting

Francesca Nicosia, Malena Spar, Michael Steinman, MD, and Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH’s abstract, entitled “Making function part of the conversation: Clinician perspectives on measuring functional status is primary care,” was selected for oral presentation in AGS’s new “Lightning Science” session. This session was organized by the AGS Research Committee and includes 9 top-rated research abstracts. The presentation will describe findings from an ongoing VA study focused on improving measurement of functional status in older adults attending primary care appointments, and using that information to improve patient functioning and quality of life.