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.


  • 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





August 7, 2019
Maile Karris, MDExploring the Management of Chronic Pain in Older Adults Living with HIV

September 4, 2019

Allison Mays, MD


Social Isolation in Older Adults: Impact and Interventions

October 2, 2019

Nadir Weibel, PhD 

Danilo Gasques, MS 

UCSD Computer Science & Engineering

Design Thinking and Continuing Medical Education Workshops: the case 

November 13, 2019*

Michael Sharpe, MD

University of Oxford

Collaborative Care

December 4, 2019

Anthony Molina, PhD

January 8, 2020*

Louise Aronson, MD, MFA 


February 5, 2020

David B. Reuben, MD


March 4, 2020

Joachim Ix, MD, MAS

April 1, 2020

Raymond Yung, MD

University of Michigan

May 6, 2020


(American Geriatrics Society Conference)

June 3, 2020

Geriatrics Fellows
Quality Improvement Project Updates

*Note: Different Date 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


Design Thinking and Continuing Medical Education Workshops: the case of the Wound Care Augmented Reality Training System

Wed, October 2

8:45am - 9:45am

Stein Clinical Research Building, Rm. 148

Presented by


Nadir Weibel, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
UCSD CSE/DesignLab
Danilo Gasquez, MS
Ph.D. Student 
Computer Science and Engineering
UCSD CSE/DesignLab