UC San Diego Health is at the forefront of addressing the complex needs of seniors, recently becoming the first health care system in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Click here for the complete release.
Critical illness survivors commonly experience job loss during recovery. Dr. Biren Kamdar, assistant professor of medicine at UCSD School of Medicine, was on the KUSI Local News to discuss post-intensive care syndrome. Watch the news clip here.
Geriatricians across the University of California and beyond gathered at the UC Wide Senior Emergency Care Network Bootcamp Conference on October 17. Pictured above are: Anjoulie Pujji UCSD, Grace Chen UCLA, Mike Malone Aurora Health, Lisa Gibbs UCI, Lindsey Yourman UCSD, Stephanie Rogers UCSF and Alison Moore UCSD.
Post-surgery recovery doesn't start when the procedure is over. Lindsay Yourman MD, geriatrician, recommends strengthening your quad muscles (needed for getting in and out of bed.) Try 10 reps a day. Get yourself ready for surgery with these tips
In celebration of National Senior Citizens Day, we’re applauding our team of geriatricians and nurses who deliver care for older adults. They focus on the 4Ms to provide age-friendly health care
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What are seven tips for fall prevention? Find out more in this podcast with our own Dr. Lindsey Yourman!
Join the Club! On Friday, August 9, Division members and fellows met for their first Book Club meeting to discuss Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson. We are excited to have Dr. Aronson visiting us on campus January 8, 2020!