The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) has elected Highland Hospital Associate Chief of Medicine, Daniel Mendelson, M.S., M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, as vice president. Dr. Mendelson will serve a two-year term, followed by a two-year term as president. A founding board member, Dr. Mendelson will be the first geriatrician to lead this group.
Founded in 2012, the IGFS is a non-profit, 501(c)(6)-designated organization whose membership includes some of the world’s premier thought leaders on geriatric fracture care management. The mission of the Society is to be recognized as the foremost international authority for collaboration on the delivery of evidenced-based, patient-centered care for the treatment of geriatric or fragility fractures. Highland Hospital was one of the first hospitals to become IGFS certified and has maintained its certification at the highest level.