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Geriatrics Education

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Ralston Center


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Mary Ann Forciea, M.D., M.A.C.P.

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Health System Clinician, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2746
Fax: 215-349-5648
Education:
BS
Marquette University, 1971.
MD
Duke University, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN, 1975-1978.
Registrar, Geriatric Unit, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, 1978-1979.
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geriatrics, University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN, 1978-1981.
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota , 1979-1980.
Fellow, The Wistar Institute, 1980-1982.
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology, The Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1981-1982.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Indefinite) , 1978.
Subspecialty of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Indefinite) , 1984.
Certificate of Added Qualification Geriatric Medicine (recertfied 1999, 2009) , 1988.
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Description of Research Expertise

Cost effective care in homebound elderly populations
Narrative analysis of medical student encounters in home care

Description of Clinical Expertise

Office management of the frail elderly patient
Home care management of the frail elderly patient

Description of Other Expertise

Clinical Guideline Development
Performance Measures in Geriatric Practice

Selected Publications

Darrah NJ, Hadley DE, Packel L, Kim E, Gibbs VD, Forciea MA, Bradway C. : A Simulation Center Geriatric Teaching Experience in Interprofessional Communication. J Am Geriatr Soc 64(6): 1355-6, Jun 2016.

Qaseem A, Barry MJ, Kansagara D; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Nonpharmacologic Versus Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 164(5): 350-9, Mar 1 2016.

Raja AS, Greenberg JO, Qaseem A, Denberg TD, Fitterman N, Schuur JD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Evaluation of Patients With Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 163(9): 701-11, Nov 3 2015.

Sawaya GF, Kulasingam S, Denberg TD, Qaseem A; Clinical Guidelines Committee of American College of Physicians.: Cervical Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162(12): 851-9, Jun 16 2015.

Qaseem A, Mir TP, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162(5): 359-69, Mar 3 2015.

Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Treatment of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162(5): 370-9, Mar 3 2015.

Qaseem A, Dallas P, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Dietary and pharmacologic management to prevent recurrent nephrolithiasis in adults: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 161(9): 659-67, Nov 5 2014.

Qaseem A, Dallas P, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 161(6): 429-40, Sep 16 2014.

Forciea MA.: Geriatric medicine: history of a young specialty. Virtual Mentor 16(2): 385-9, May 1 2014.

O'Donnell Linsey, Carson Lesley, Forciea Mary Ann, Kinosian Bruce, Shea Judy, Yudin Jean, Miller Rachel K.: What students experienced: a narrative analysis of essays written by first-year medical students participating in a geriatrics home visit. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 61(9): 1592-7, Sep 2013.

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