Mission

Interprofessional Grand Rounds in Geriatrics and Palliative Care covers a wide range of biomedical, psychosocial, spiritual, and ethical topics involving the care of older adults and those with serious illness. The goal of this conference is to offer healthcare professionals an opportunity to review and learn state-of-the art geriatric and palliative care approaches and principles in an interprofessional format.

Vision

All older persons and those with serious illness will achieve maximal health and quality of life.

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Submissions from 2017

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Approaching Discussions about Hemodialysis at the End-of-Life and Elderly, Rakesh Gulati, MD, MRCP, FACP

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Palliative Care and ALS: Maintaining hope during serious illness, Susan Parks, MD and Piera Pasinelli, PhD

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Targeting Frailty in Older Patients with Heart Failure: The REHAB-HF Experience, Gordon R. Reeves, MD, MPT and Leigh Ann Hewston, PT, MEd

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Improving the quality and outcomes of older women's decision-making around breast cancer screening and treatment, Mara Schonberg, MD, MPH

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ARTZ@Jeff: Creating a New Paradigm for Empowerment at the Intersections of Arts, Dementia, and Healthcare, Susan Shifrin, PhD and Florence Gelo, DMin, NCPsyA

Submissions from 2016

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Improving Food Security and Nutrition for Older Adults, Noelle Dames; Victoria Sutton; Nicole Laverty; and Carly Sedlock, MS4

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Family Presence During Resuscitation in the ICU-Arguments for and Against, John W..C. Entwistle III, MD, PhD

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Decisional Capacity Conundrums, William C. Jangro, DO

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"Over the Hill" or "Still Doing it" Issues on Sexuality and Aging, Michele Marsh, PhD

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Polypharmacy in the Older Adult, Bhavik M. Shah, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP

Submissions from 2015

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Recognizing Early Dementia, Christine A. Arenson, MD

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Healing the Suffering Patient, Eric J. Cassell, MD, MACP

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The Quality of Mercy is Not Strained: Guiding Geriatric Patients with Cardiac Device Therapy through End of Life Care, Rohinton J. Morris, MD, FACS and Elizabeth Shore, MSW, CSW

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Challenges and Solutions to Optimizing Function and Physical Activity Among Older Hospitalized Adults, Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP