ANZSGM ASM 2018 Cutting Edge: Optimising the Journey for Older Surgical Patients 27-29 June 2018 Sydney Australia


Professor Sarah Hilmer

Royal North Shore Hospital and University of Sydney

Sarah Hilmer (MBBS FRACP PhD) is Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Senior Staff Specialist in Aged Care at Royal North Shore Hospital, and conjoint Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology at the University of Sydney.  She leads a program of translational research in ageing and pharmacology at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research.  Her research interests include the clinical pharmacology of frailty, optimising prescribing for older people with dementia, polypharmacy, deprescribing and the Drug Burden Index, a measure of the functional burden of an older person’s medications.  She is Chair of the Geriatric Pharmacology Sub-Committee of the Clinical Division of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Chair of the Editorial Committee of NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group, and serves on the Economic Sub-Committee of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.  Her clinical, research and policy work all aim to optimise medicines for older people.

Important Dates


Notification of Abstracts:
April 2018

Close of Standard Registration:
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

27 - 29 June 2018


Host Organisation



Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458



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