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  Louise Walter Publishes Article in JAMA
Apr 02, 2014 Louise Walter, MD published an article, "Screening Mammography in Older Women" in JAMA on April 2nd as part of the Care of the Aging Patient series. The article has received a lot of press including a write up in USA Today, the NBC national website and the NPR blog.

  Our very own Dr. Janice B. Schwartz publishes an article in the San Francisco Chronicle
Apr 02, 2014 Dr. Schwartz article titled “Websites help you estimate how long you’ll live” has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Health section on Wednesday, April 2nd. The article lists a few websites that help predict life expectancy including one that is found on the Social Security Website, another one called The Longevity Game, and a third one called The “Real Age” quiz . For older adults, Dr. Schwartz suggests using the UCSF ePrognosis Calculator. These calculators are very helpful for planning purposes but also show how health related habits can affect life expectancy.

  Rebecca Sudore is in the New York Times!
Apr 25, 2014 Dr. Sudore has been featured in an article in the New York Times titled, "Answers to Tough Questions About Dying".

  Dr. Aronson featured on Talk About Health
Apr 25, 2014 Louise Aronson MD is the featured physician this week on Talk About Health a prominent expert Q&A website where patients and caregivers can learn about medical conditions and how to prepare for their medical appointments. She discusses the roles of geriatricians in the care of older cancer patients and their caregivers. More here:

  Dr. Sheffrin wins award at SGIM
Apr 29, 2014 Meera Sheffrin won the award for “best poster in aging research “ at the 2014 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual meeting for her research on Weight Loss Associated with Cholinesterase Inhibitors in a National Sample of Older Adults.

  Dr. Aronson is publishes a perspective essay
Apr 29, 2014 Louise Aronson, MD MFA, published an invited perspective essay in the Lancet titled “How Do We Tell the Stories of Medicine?” The answers that question and describes UCSF’s innovative public and advocacy writing workshops and courses.

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