UCSF Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

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Past Grand Rounds Recordings



Presentation Title




Kathleen T. Unroe, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University Center Scientist, Indiana University Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

Rethinking Nursing Home Care: 
The OPTIMISTIC Project and Beyond


Dr. Lisa M. Walke
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Anna Chodos, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Co-Principal Investigator, Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, Director, Geriatrics Outpatient Consult Service, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital


Anne Fabiny, MD, Professor of Medicine,
Leah Rorvig, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine,  Michi Yukawa, MD, Professor of Medicine,
Meredith Greene, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine


Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, Professor of Medicine Anna Chodos, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Ashwin Kotwal, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine
Rebecca Sudore, MD, Professor of Medicine
Eric Widera, MD, Professor of Medicine


Sharon Kaufman, PhD, Professor Emerita, Institute for Health and Aging Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine


Dan Matlock, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Implementation Scientist - GRECC



Helen Chen, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hebrew SeniorLife

12/5/2019 *UCSF Medicine Grand Rounds

Michael Steinman, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics, Co-PI of the US Deprescribing Research Network, co-chair of the American Geriatrics Society’s Beers Criteria guideline update panel, Director of the UCSF T32 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Aging Research, and Associate Director for the UCSF Pepper Center for Aging Research


Joshua Bamberger, MD, MPH, Director, Health and Housing Initiatives Non-Profit Housing Association of North California (MPH) 


Jessica Eng, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics


Thomas E. Edes, MD, MS, Executive Director of Geriatrics and Extended Care, for Clinical Operations for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)


Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, Chief of Staff, Associate Dean, San Francisco VA Healthcare System (SFVAHCS)


Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics


Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Milton and Shirley F. Levy Family Chair at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Aging Brain Center in the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife


Heather Whitson, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) & Ophthalmology, Deputy Director, Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University School of Medicine & Durham VA Medical Center


George E. Thibault, MD, Immediate Past President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Daniel D. Federman Professor of Medicine, Medical Education Emeritus, Harvard Medical School


Rachelle Bernacki, MD, MS, Director of Quality Initiatives, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital





Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director, San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services


Aanand D. Naik, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine


Sandra Y. Moody, MD, BSN, AGSF, Associate Professor, UCSF Geriatrics, SFVAMC, Professor-in-Residence at Kameda Medical Center in Kamogawa City, Chiba, Japan


Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging & Alzheimer's Prevention


Kellie L. Flood, MD, Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Care Transitions & Geriatric Quality Officer, UAB Hospital


Lona Mody, MD, MSc, Amanda Sanford Hickey Professor, University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System


Bruce Leff, MD, Professor of Medicine, John Hopkins University Schools of Medicine


Stephanie Rogers, MD, MS, MPH, Medical Directors of: ACE Unit, Hip Fracture Co-management Service, and Delirium Reduction Campaign, University of California, San Francisco


Mindy Fain, MD, Chief, Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine


Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, MS, FAAN, Former CEO, American Geriatrics Society