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Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN

National Volunteer President

Catherine Alicia Georges has served on the AARP Board of Directors since 2010, and was elected by the Board to serve as AARP’s National Volunteer President through June 2020. In this role, Ms. Georges is the principal volunteer spokesperson for AARP and a liaison between the Board and those AARP serves. In addition to her duties representing AARP, Ms. Georges is a professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at Lehman College of the City University of New York, and volunteer President of the National Black Nurses Association. She serves on the board of the Black Women’s Health Study and R.A.I.N., Inc. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the New York Academy of Medicine, and a lifetime member of the National Black Nurses Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.


Plenary I – How Can Health Systems and Communities Work Together to Transform Advanced Illness Care?

Presented by Richard Umbdenstock, Thomas Priselac, MD, Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN at 9:30 AM on Thursday, October 10th.

Improvements in advanced illness care can and should be driven by collaborations on the community level. With the advent of C-TAC’s State-Level Advanced Care Transformation Index, we can measure our progress on a variety of metrics and adjust accordingly to ensure that we are supporting high-quality care for people with advanced illness. This session will…