Fellowship: We wish our graduating fellows all the best as they start their new careers in geriatrics and we are looking forward to the upcoming 2021-22 year! Find out more about our program and fellows here.
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! Find out more here. Our division is actively working to develop enhanced training on elder abuse within our residency training programs thanks to recent funding from the Archstone Foundation in collaboration with other California GWEP's!
Grand Rounds: Join us for our monthly series, with a range of talks from experts in the fields of geriatrics, gerontology and palliative care. Next session will be on Tuesday, August 3 at 12-1 pm. Topic of the next grand rounds is "Minding Mentation: Improving Delirium Detection in the ICU" by Biren Kamdar, MD, MBA, MHS (UCSD Pulmonary & Critical Care) and Paola Alicea, BS (2021 UCSD MSTAR Trainee; Medical Student at University of Puerto Rico).
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lmproving Geriatrics Education in the Community: SDSU and UCSD are co-leads on a Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) grant to continue the San Diego/Imperial Geriatric Education Center and its important work educating local communities on Alzheimer's Disease and geriatrics!
Looking for a good read? You might enjoy Dr. Louise Aronson's book titled: “Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life". We were fortunate to host Dr. Aronson on the UCSD campus with a lunch event that brought together over 100 community members!
We are tremendously grateful to the Hollander Trust for their generous donation in support of our geriatrics fellowship program in memory of Dr. Trude Hollander.