Geriatrics Grand Rounds

The UC San Diego Division of Geriatrics hosts a monthly Geriatrics Grand Rounds, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at 8:45am in the Stein Clinical Research Building, Rm. 148 on the School of Medicine campus. 

GOAL: To provide needs-based education for physicians and health care providers to improve knowledge, competence and performance and enable the optimum provision of health care.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Employ geriatric medicine principles for maximizing patient health and enhancing patient care
  • Discuss current management techniques and treatments available for different geriatric conditions
  • Identify patient-centered and system-wide strategies designed to reduce iatrogenic events
  • Distinguish differences in care guidelines for older vs younger patients
  • Recognize psychosocial issues that can impact care and decision-making

SPEAKERS:

DATE

SPEAKER

TOPIC

August 1, 2018
Chris Kaufmann, PhD​Sleep and Population Health​: Implications for an Aging Society

September 5, 2018

Sonja Rosen, MD, UCLA and Cedars-Sinai

Transitional Care Management (TCM) Model for Medicare Advantage

October 3, 2018

Irene Litvan, MD

Movement Disorders

November 7, 2018

Gregory Polston, MD

Safe Use of Opioids

December 5, 2018

Hector Gonzalez, PhD

Cognitive aging and cognitive impairment in middle-aged and older Latinos: Preliminary Results from SOL-INCA

January 2, 2019

Jong Won Min, PhD, SDSU Social Work

TBA

February 6, 2019

James Kirkland, MD, PhD, Mayo

TBA

March 6, 2019

Roopali Gupta, MD

TBA

April 3, 2019

Mark Steven Lachs, Cornell

TBA

May 1, 2019

Cancelled 

(AGS Conference)


June 5, 2019

Geriatrics Fellows

Quality Improvement Project Summaries


CME Accredited: The University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (report up to 1 hour of credit and list "CME Category 1" as the provider number).

QUESTIONS? If you have questions or would like to be added to our email list, please e-mail Jennifer Reichstadt, MSG, at jreichst@ucsd.edu.


NEXT GRAND ROUNDS

"TBA"

Presented by:

Dr. Jong Won Min, Director and Professor of Social Work at SDSU

Wednesday, January 2, 2018, 8:45am - 9:45am

Stein Clinical Research Building, room 148