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.
All older persons and those with serious illness will achieve maximal health and quality of life.
Submissions from 2017
Approaching Discussions about Hemodialysis at the End-of-Life and Elderly, Rakesh Gulati, MD, MRCP, FACP
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
Improving Food Security and Nutrition for Older Adults, Noelle Dames; Victoria Sutton; Nicole Laverty; and Carly Sedlock, MS4
Family Presence During Resuscitation in the ICU-Arguments for and Against, John W..C. Entwistle III, MD, PhD
Decisional Capacity Conundrums, William C. Jangro, DO
"Over the Hill" or "Still Doing it" Issues on Sexuality and Aging, Michele Marsh, PhD
Polypharmacy in the Older Adult, Bhavik M. Shah, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Submissions from 2015
Recognizing Early Dementia, Christine A. Arenson, MD
Healing the Suffering Patient, Eric J. Cassell, MD, MACP
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
Challenges and Solutions to Optimizing Function and Physical Activity Among Older Hospitalized Adults, Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP