A prognostic index is a clinical tool to aid in predicting the prognosis of a patient. Although many geriatric prognostic indices have been published, they may be difficult for busy clinicians to remember and use. The goal of ePrognosis is to be a repository of published geriatric prognostic indices where clinicians can go to obtain evidence-based information on patients’ prognosis.
Alex's Ted-like Talk
10/2014: Dr. Alex Smith was one of six people chosen to give a TED-like talk at the Department of Medicine Strategic Planning retreat on October 11, 2014. The talks are meant to highlight some of the innovative and inspiring work that is happening in the UCSF Department of Medicine. Six people were chosen to give talks out of 36 nominations. Dr. Smith’s talk is focused on prognosis –the expected outcomes of treatment.