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

UPCOMING SPEAKERS:

DATE

SPEAKER

TOPIC

February 5, 2020

David B. Reuben, MD

UCLA

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

March 4, 2020

Joachim Ix, MD, MAS

TBN

April 1, 2020

Raymond Yung, MD

University of Michigan

TBN

May 6, 2020

Cancelled 

(American Geriatrics Society Conference)


June 3, 2020

Geriatrics Fellows
Quality Improvement Project Updates

*Note: Different Date and Location This Month.

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

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program 

Wed, February 5th

8:45am - 9:45am

Stein Clinical Reseach Building, Rm. 148

Presented by:

David Reuben, MD

Director, Multicampus Program in Geriatrics Medicine and Gerontology and Chief, Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Health Sciences. 
Director of the UCLA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care program.