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2011-2012 geriatric grand rounds schedule and files

Below you can find the 2011-2012 Geriatric Grand Rounds Schedule, PowerPoint slides, Journal Club articles, Journal Club summary, and other supplemental materials within the schedule. Click the hyperlink for the desired file where available.

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8:00AM - 8:30AM


8:30AM - 9:30AM

July 1 Independance Day Weekend NO GRAND ROUNDS
July 8 Linsey O'Donnell, DO A Brief History of Geriatric Medicine and Grand Rounds 

Mary Ann Forciea, MD
July 15 Lynsey Brandt, MD, PharmD Biology of Aging

Robert Pignolo, MD
July 22 Reynolds Site Visit NO GRAND ROUNDS
July 29 Mary Ann Forciea, MD Models of Community-Based Long-Term Care

Bruce Kinosian, MD;
Jean Yudin, CRNP; Jeanette Gallagher, MSW
August 5 Joshua Uy, MD

Article: Association of Race and Sites of Care With Pressure Ulcers in High-Risk Nursing Home Residents

Summary: Unavailable
Cultural Aspects of Geriatric Primary Care

Jerry Johnson, MD
August 12 Jung-Hoon Kim, MD

Article: Effect of an Inpatient Geriatric Consultation Team on Functional Outcome, Mortality, Institutionalization, and Readmission Rate in Older Adults with Hip Fracture: A Controlled Trial

Summary: Unavailable
Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Patients

Stephanie DeLoach, MD
August 19 John Bruza, MD

Article: Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Hypoxia, and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Women

Summary: Unavailable
The Agitated Nursing Home Patient

Steven Huege, MD
August 26 Amy Corcoran, MD

Article: Perceptions of the Promotion Process: An Analysis of U.S. Medical School Faculty

Summary: Unavailable
Prescribing for the Elderly: What Do We Really Need to Think About?

Andrew Peterson, PharmD
September 2 Labor Day Weekend NO GRAND ROUNDS
September 9 David Yu, MD

Article: Weight Loss, Exercise, or Both and Physical Function in Obese Older Adults

Summary: Unavailable
Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation

Joshua Uy, MD
September 16 Joan Weinryb, MD

Article: "July Effect": Impact of the Academic Year-End Changeover on Patient Outcomes

Summary: Available
Aging: The Ethics and the Ecology

Albert Giovenella, PhD
September 23 Sefi Knoble, MD

Article: Association of ICU or Hospital Admission With Unintentional Discontinuation of Medications for Chronic Diseases

Summary: Available
Nutrition and Wound Healing

Jung Kim, RD, CNSD, LDN;
Tricia Stefankiewicz, MA, RD, CNSC, LDN
September 30 3 Journal Clubs Seema Dattani, MD:

Article: Quality of Life, Burnout, Educational Debt, and Medical Knowledge Among Internal Medicine Residents

Summary: Available

Steve Huege, MD:

Article: Trends in Substance Abuse Treatment 1998–2008: Increasing Older Adult First-Time Admissions for Illicit Drugs

Summary: Available

Khurram Abrar Khan, MD:

Article: Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study

Summary: Available
October 7 Amy Corcoran, MD

Article: Patient Safety Stories: A Project Utilizing Narratives in Resident Training

Summary: Available
What Every _____-ologist Needs to Know About Geriatric Medicine

John Bruza, MD;

Supplemental Article: The Way We Age Now
October 14 3 Case Presentations Charles Spencer, MD; Linsey O'Donnell, DO; Rachel Miller, MD
October 21 PMDA Conference NO GRAND ROUNDS
October 28 Melissa Livney, PsyD

Article: Hoarding Behaviors Among Nonclinical Elderly Adults: Correlations with Hoarding Cognitions, Obsessive-compulsive Symptoms, and Measures of General Psychopathology

Summary: Available
Sleep Disorders in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

Nalaka Gooneratne, MD
November 4 Pamela Cines, MD

Article: Increasing Walking and Bright Light Exposure to Improve Sleep in Community-Dwelling Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease: Results of a Randomized, Controlled Trial

Summary: Available
Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Industry - How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?

Deborah Way, MD;
Pam Fenstemacher, MD
November 11
Oral Medicine Grand Rounds at Ralston
November 18 Edna Schwab, MD

Article: Sustaining Clinical Programs During Difficult Economic Times: A Case Series from the Hospital Elder Life Program

Summary: Unavailable
Cardiac Devices in the “Golden Years”: All that Glitters...

James Kirkpatrick, MD


Slides With Notes
November 25 Thanksgiving Holiday NO GRAND ROUNDS
December 2 Karen Valdez, DO

Article: Why I Teach

Summary: Available
New Innovations in the Surgical Management of Incontinence

Joshua Bleier MD, FACS, FASCRS
December 9 Ravi Jayadevappa, PhD

Article: The Geriatric Floating Interdisciplinary Transition Team

Summary: Available
Transitions of Care

Karen Hirschman, PhD, MSW;
Rachel Miller, MD
Dr. Hirschman's Slides
December 16 3 Case Presentations Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Jerry Johnson, MD; John Bruza, MD
December 23 Winter Break NO GRAND ROUNDS
December 30 Winter Break NO GRAND ROUNDS
January 6 EPIC UPDATES - Penn Procedure List for Medicalis;

Imaging Decision Support Overview Urbanas
The "Not-so serious" Burdens of Serious Illness

Betty Lim, MD
January 13 3 Journal Clubs Pamela Cines, MD:

Article: Postoperative Delirium and Functional Decline After Noncardiac Surgery

Summary: Available

Jung-Hoon Kim, MD:

Article: Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial

Summary: Available

1. Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory (CMAI)
2. MOBID - 2 Pain Scale
3. Mobilization-Observation-Behavior-Intensity-Dementia Pain Scale (MOBID) Brief  

Edna Schwab, MD:

Article: Sustaining Clinical Programs During Difficult Economic Times: A Case Series from the Hospital Elder Life Program

Summary: Available
January 20 Lynsey Brandt, MD, PharmD

Article: Risk Factors and Precipitants of Long-Term Disability in Community Mobility

Slides: Available
January 27 David Casarett, MD

Article: Comparison of Hospital Risk - Standardized Mortality Rates Calculated by UsingIn-Hospital and 30 - Day Models: An Observational Study With Implications for Hospital Profiling

Summary: Unavailable
Management of Diabetes in the Older Patient

Carrie Burns, MD
February 3 Joan Weinryb, MD

Article: Randomized Multilevel Intervention to Improve Outcomes of Residents in Nursing Homes in Need of Improvement

Summary: Available
Overview of Newer Educational Techniques and Outcome Evaluation Options

Judy A. Shea, PhD
February 10 Sefi Knoble, MD

Article: Behavioral Versus Drug Treatment for Overactive Bladder in Men: The Male Overactive Bladder Treatment in Veterans (MOTIVE) Trial

Summary: Unavailable
Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

Diane K. Newman, DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD
February 17 Linsey O'Donnell, DO

Article: Vitamin E and the Risk of Prostate Cancer: The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT)

Summary: Available
Burden of Depression in Prostate Cancer

Ravi Jayadevappa, PhD
February 24 3 Case Presentations: David Yu, MD;
Khurram Abrar Khan, MD; Seema Dattani, MD
March 2 Mary Ann Forciea, MD

Article: Treating Chronically Ill People with Diabetes Mellitus with Limited Life Expectancy: Implications for Performance Measurement

Summary: Available
The Future of Home Health and Hospice

Karen Alston, RN, MSN, MBA;
Jane Feinman, RN, MSN
March 9 Rachel Miller, MD

Article: Donepezil and Memantine for Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease

Supplement: Copyright and Open Access at the Bedside

Summary: Unavailable
Substance Abuse in Older Patients

David Oslin, MD
March 16 Joshua Uy, MD

Article: Discontinuation of antidepressants in people with dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms (DESEP study): double blind, randomised, parallel group, placebo controlled trial

Summary: Available

Supplement: Criteria for AC Track Promotion
Impact of Arthritis in the Elderly - Part 1

Edna Schwab, MD
March 23 Nalaka Gooneratne, MD

Efficacy and safety of doxepin 6 mg in a four-week outpatient trial of elderly adults with chronic primary insomnia

Summary: Available
Selecting Patients for Comprehensive Care Management Programs

Brooke Salzman, MD
March 30 Jerry Johnson, MD

Finding Dementia in Primary Care: The Results of a Clinical Demonstration Project

Summary: Available
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program - Facilitating Form Completion and Implementation Into a Health System

Andrew Rosenzweig, MD, FACP
April 6 Good Friday NO GRAND ROUNDS
April 13 Joel Streim, MD

Effect of antidepressants on the course of disability following stroke

Summary: Available
Overview of Newer Educational Techniques and Outcome Evaluation Options - Part 2

Judy A. Shea, PhD
April 20 David Yu, MD

Do Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Predict Dementia at 1- and 2-Year Follow-Up? Findings from the Development of Screening Guidelines and Diagnostic Criteria for Predementia Alzheimer’s Disease Study

Summary: Available
Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Mary Ann Forciea, MD; John Bruza, MD;
Jung-Hoon Kim, MD
April 27 2 Journal Clubs Lesley Carson, MD:

Article: Peer Mentoring and Financial Incentives to Improve Glucose Control in African American Veterans

Summary: Available

Karen Valdez, DO:

Article: Safety and Efficacy of Electroconvulsive Therapy for the Treatment of Agitation and Aggression in Patients With Dementia

Summary: Available
May 4 Ravi Jayadevappa, PhD

Article: Medication Problems Occurring at Hospital Discharge Among Older Adults with Heart Failure

Summary: Unavailable
Medication Reconciliation and History Review (EPIC updates session)

J.T. Howell, MD
May 11
ORAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine - Evans Building, 2nd Floor, Sig Seigel Conference Room
May 18 No Journal Club was presented on this date Heart Failure In The Geriatric Population

Ross R. Zimmer, MD
May 25 Friday Before Memorial Day NO GRAND ROUNDS
June 1
June 8 Mary Ann Forciea, MD Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

Lily Arya, MD

Penn Urogynecology Overactive Bladder Handout
June 15 DOM Research Day NO GRAND ROUNDS
June 22 Two Journal Clubs Pamela Cines, MD:

Article: Effects of Multimodal Nondrug Therapy on Dementia Symptoms and Need for Care in Nursing Home Residents with Degenerative Dementia: A Randomized-Controlled Study with 6-Month Follow-Up

Mary Ann Forciea, MD:

Article: Stretching before sleep reduces the frequency and severity of nocturnal leg cramps in older adults: a randomised trial
June 29 Stephanie R. Johnson, CRNP Two Case Presentations:

Amy Corcoran, MD; Joshua Uy, MD