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

September 6, 2017

Atul Malhotra, MD

Sleep and Sleep Disorders in the Elderly

October 4, 2017

Laurel Riek, PhD

Contextual Robotics

November 1, 2017

David Ganz, MD

Quality Improvement in Geriatrics: An Introduction

December 6, 2017

TBA


January 3, 2018

TBA


February 7, 2018

TBA


March 7, 2018

TBA


April 4, 2018

TBA


May 2, 2018

TBA


June 6, 2018

TBA


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.


GRAND ROUNDS

"Sleep and Sleep Disorders in the Elderly"

Presented by:

Atul Malhotra, MD Division Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:45 - 9:45

Stein Clinical Research Building, room 148