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2015-2016 Geriatric educational conference and geriatric journal club

Below you can find the 2014-2015 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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Date Geriatric Journal Club

(Time is 8:00 am - 8:30 am unless otherwise noted)
Geriatric Educational Conference

(Time is 8:30 am - 9:30 am unless otherwise noted)
July 3, 2015 Independence Day Weekend No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
July 10, 2015 John Bruza, MD

Article: Ezetimibe Added to Statin Therapy after Acute Coronary Syndromes

Supplemental Editorial: Trajectory of Cognitive Decline After Incident Stroke
Implementation Research and Community Engagement

Jerry Johnson, MD
July 17, 2015 Edna Schwab, MD

Article: Behind the Wheel: Predictors of Driving Exposure in Older Drivers
Brief History of Geriatric Medicine

Mary Ann Forciea, MD
July 24, 2015 Lesley Carson, MD

Articles: A value framework for cancer screening: advice for high-value care from the American College of Physicians

Screening for Cancer: Advice for High-Value Care From the American College of Physicians
End of Life Conversations; Persistent Vocalizations

Hyejin Kim, MSN, CRNP/RN, AGPCNP-BC; Justine S. Sefcik, PhD (c), RN
July 31, 2015 Melissa Livney, PsyD

Article: Caring for people with dementia in residential aged care: successes with a composite person-centered care model featuring Montessori-based activities
The Agitated Nursing Home Patient

Steven Huege, MD
August 7, 2015 David Casarett, MD, MA

Article: Cannabinoids for Medical Use
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Supplemental OP-ED: What I Learned at the Weed Dispensary
Pain and Pain Relief in the Geriatric Patient

Deborah Way, MD
August 14, 2015 Mary Ann Forciea, MD

Article: Consumption of spicy foods and total and cause specific
mortality: population based cohort study
Biology of Aging

Robert J. Pignolo, MD, PhD
August 21, 2015 Soumya Bollampally, DO

Article: Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Postmenopausal Women
Medication Safety & Electronic Records

Laura A. Finn, CGP, FASCP, RPh

Measuring Device Alert
August 28, 2015 2 Case Presentations Josh Uy, MD

Supplemental article: The Role of Physicians in the Era of Predictive Analytics

Ming Jang, MD
September 4, 2015 Labor Day Weekend No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
September 11, 2015 2 Journal Clubs Brian Ramnaraign, MD

Article: Effects of Testosterone Administration for 3 Years
on Subclinical Atherosclerosis Progression in Older Men
With Lowor Low-Normal Testosterone Levels
A Randomized Clinical Trial

Francisco Medrano, MD;

Article: Perioperative Bridging Anticoagulation
in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation


September 18, 2015 Charles Spencer, MD

Article: Validity of the mini-mental state examination and the montreal cognitive assessment in the prediction of driving test outcome

Supplement article: The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MoCA: A Brief Screening Tool For Mild Cognitive Impairment

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA)
Models of Community-Based Long-Term Care

Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Jeanette Gallagher, LMSW; Bruce Kinosian, MD; Jean Yudin, CRNP
September 25, 2015 Papal Visit No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
October 2, 2015 POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 4, 2015

7:30AM - 9:00AM

Four Geriatric Case Presentations with a Focus on Oral Medicine
Ralston 241
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
October 9, 2015 Marjorie Marenberg, MD

Article: Telephone-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Telephone-Delivered Nondirective Supportive Therapy for Rural Older Adults With Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Supplement: Solving the GeriatricMental Health Crisis in the 21st Century
EPIC: Mental Health Screening

Rebekah Montcalmo
October 16, 2015 8:00-9:00am

Clinical Education and Research Accomplishments of the Division of Geriatric Medicine FY '15

Jerry Johnson, MD
October 23, 2015 Jerry Johnson, MD

Article: Physical Activity and Amyloid-β Brain Levels in Elderly Adults with Intact Cognition and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Biomarkers in Dementia

David A. Wolk, MD
October 30, 2015 Ravi Jayadevappa, PhD

Article: Changes in Low-Value Services in Year 1 of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Program
Year in Review

John Bruza, MD
November 6, 2015 Shakira J Grant, M.B.B.S.

Article: Geriatric assessment predicts survival and toxicities in elderly myeloma: an International Myeloma Working Group report
Perspectives on the Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s Disease

Daniel Weintraub, MD
November 13, 2015 Anjoulie Pujji, DO

Article: Modulation of Renin-Angiotensin System May Slow Conversion from Mild Cognitive Impairment to Alzheimer's Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Lumbar Spinal Pathology in the Geriatric Population

Adrian Popescu, MD
November 20, 2015 3 Case Presentations Brian Ramnaraign, MD
Francisco Medrano, MD
Rachel Miller, MD
November 27, 2015 Thanksgiving No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
December 4, 2015 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Geriatric Case Presentations with a Focus on Oral Medicine
Ralston 241
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
December 11, 2015 3 Journal Clubs Joan Weinryb, MD:

Article: The Mortality Risk of Conventional Antipsychotics in Elderly Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials

Soumya Bollampally, DO:

Article: Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Future Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Nalaka Gooneratne, MD

Article: Effects of Aquatic Exercise on Sleep in Older Adults with Mild Sleep Impairment: a Randomized Controlled Trial
December 18, 2015 GERIATRIC JOURNAL CLUB CANCELED 8:00-9:00am

New Reversal Agents for Rivaroxaban and Dabigstran

Lisa Kallenbach, MD
December 25, 2015 Winter Break No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference