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2016 Geriatric educational conference and geriatric journal club

Below you can find the 2016 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)

1/1/2016 Winter Break No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
8:00AM - 9:30AM
Enteral Feeding at End of Life (EoL)
Deborah Way, MD
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Precision Medicine for the Brain: What Are the Opportunities? The Challenges?
Jason Karlawish, MD
1/22/2016 3 Case Presentations Edna Schwab, MD
Ming Jang, MD
Rachel Miller, MD
1/29/2016 8:00-8:15AM
Care Everywhere (Demonstration in EPIC)
Two Geriatric Journal Clubs

Josh Uy, MD
Lesley Carson, MD

Article: A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control
2/5/2016 Steven Huege, MD

Article: Efficacy of Psychosocial Interventions in Inducing and
Maintaining Alcohol Abstinence in Patients With Chronic
Liver Disease: A Systematic Review
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Nevena Damjanov, MD
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Wound Healing: Principles and Clinical Applications
John Fischer, MD
2/19/2016 Mary Ann Forciea, MD

Article: Effects of Testosterone Treatment in Older Men
To Sleep, Perchance to Remember: Sleep Apnea and Cognitive Decline
Nalaka Gooneratne, MD
2/26/2016 3 Geriatric Journal Clubs John Bruza, MD

Article: Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study

Marjorie Marenberg, MD, PhD

Article: Association of Admission to Veterans Affairs Hospitals vs Non–Veterans Affairs Hospitals With Mortality and Readmission Rates Among Older Men Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, or Pneumonia

Brian Ramnaraign, MD

Article: Invasive versus conservative strategy in patients aged 80 years or older with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction or unstable angina pectoris (After Eighty study): an open-label randomised controlled trial
7:30AM - 9:00AM
Oral Medicine Geriatric Grand Rounds at Ralston
3/11/2016 3 Case Presentations Jerry Johnson, MD; Francisco Medrano, MD; Alysa Krain, MD
3/18/2016 Ming Jang, MD

Article: An interprofessionally developed geriatric oncology
curriculum for hematology–oncology fellows
Paying for Clinical Rotations: A Challenge for Geriatric Training
Mary Ann Forciea, MD
3/25/2016 Good Friday No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
4/1/2016 Deborah Way, MD

Article: Hospice Use Following Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation in Older Patients: Results From the NCDR®
Independence at Home
Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Bruce Kinosian, MD; Jean Yudin, CRNP
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Case Discussion
William I. Jaffe, MD
4/15/2016 Lesley Carson, MD

Article: The Patient-Centered Medical Home and Associations With Health Care Quality and Utilization: A 5-Year Cohort Study
Poster Presentations on Independence at Home and Hospital at Home
Jonathan Liu, MD; Francisco Medrano, MD
4/22/2016 2 Case Presentations Mary Ann Forciea, MD; John Bruza, MD
4/29/2016 3 Journal Clubs Shakira J Grant, MBBS

Article: New Oral Anticoagulants in Elderly Adults: Evidence from a Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials

Anjoulie Pujji, DO

Article: Association of Frailty and 1-Year Postoperative Mortality Following Major Elective Noncardiac Surgery
A Population-Based Cohort Study

Supplementary Online Content (click the Supplemental Content Tab)

Invited Commentary
5/6/2016 Soumya Bollampally, DO

Article: 10-year trajectories of depressive symptoms and risk of dementia: a population-based study
Compounds of Medical Need Part 2
Albert Giovenella, PhD
5/13/2016 Alysa Krain, MD

Article: Efficacy of an Adjuvanted Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine
in Older Adults
Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Marjorie Marenberg, MD, PhD
5/20/2016 8:30AM - 9:30AM Late Stage Parkinson's Disease Patients in Nursing Homes, Home Care, and Home Hospice
Allison W. Willis, MD, MS
5/27/2016 Memorial Day Weekend No Geriatric Journal Club or Geriatric Educational Conference
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Year in Review
John Bruza, MD
8:00AM - 9:30AM
Geriatric Medicine Fellows' QI Projects
Francisco Medrano, MD; Shakira Grant, MBBS; Anjoulie Pujji, DO; Brian Ramnaraign, MD
8:00AM - 9:00AM
2 Case Presentations
Shakira Grant, MBBS; Anjoulie Pujji, DO
7/1/2016 4th of July Weekend NO GERIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
7/15/2016 Ming Jang, MD

Article: A Pilot Health Information Technology-Based Effort to Increase the Quality of Transitions From Skilled Nursing Facility to Home: Compelling Evidence of High Rate of Adverse Outcomes
Cases Involving Common Issues in Transitions to NH /SNFF Care

Lesley Carson, MD; Joan Weinryb, MD
7/22/2016 Marjorie Marenberg, MD, PhD

Article: Implementing Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders Team Care in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Lessons Learned and Effects Observed
The Clinician/Patient Relationship in Primary Care: What Does the Patient Want?

Dan Livney, PsyD
7/29/2016 John Bruza, MD

Article: Sound Body Sound Mind? Physical Performance and the Risk of Dementia in the Oldest-Old: The 90+ Study
Infections in Nursing Homes

Alysa Krain, MD
8/5/2016 Jerry Johnson, MD Reducing Risk of Medication Errors

Laura A. Finn, CGP, FASCP, RPh
8/12/2016 Bruce Kinosian, MD

Articles: New Initiation of Long-Acting Opioids in Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents

Association of Opioids with Falls, Fractures, and Physical Performance among Older Men with Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain & Pain Relief

Deborah Way, MD
8/19/2016 Josh Uy, MD

Articles: Diverticular Abscess Managed With Long-term Definitive Nonoperative Intent Is Safe

Medically Treated Diverticular Abscess Associated With High Risk of Recurrence and Disease Complications

Treatment of elderly patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis, even with comorbidity, at home
Diverticulitis and the Elderly

Skandan Shanmugan, MD
8/26/2016 8:00am - 8:30am:
Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation; Options Beyond Anticoagulation

Sameer Khandhar, MD
8:30am - 9:00am:
Current Approach to the Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease; Advances in Endovascular Therapies

Robert Fenning, MD
9/2/2016 Labor Day Weekend NO GERIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
9/9/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM The “Why” of Advance Care Planning in PA/LTC

Deborah Way, MD
9/23/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM 2 Journal Clubs

Mary Ann Forciea, MD

Article: Unloading Shoes for Self-management of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial

Slides: Available

James Rotenberg, MD

Article: Effect of melatonin on incidence of delirium among patients with hip fracture: a multicentre, double-blind randomized controlled trial
9/30/2016 8:00 - 9:00AM Geriatric Polytrauma

Samir Mehta, MD
10/7/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM REGAIN: a Multicenter Pragmatic Trial to Improve Outcomes after Hip Fracture

Mark David Neuman, MD, MSc
10/21/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM EPIC Optimization

Julie Lanham, Bridget St. John
10/28/2016 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Geriatric Case Presentations with a Focus on Oral Medicine
11/4/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM Can We Prevent Memory Loss and Dementia?

Mary Ann Forciea, MD
11/11/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM 2 Journal Clubs

Shakira Grant MBBS;

Article: Effect of Primary Care Involvement on End-of-Life Care Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Vimmi Panchal, MD

Article: Efficacy of the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine in Adults 70 Years Of Age or Older
11/18/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM 2 Case Presentations

Rachel Miller, MD; James Rotenberg, MD
12/2/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM TBA

Ravi Jayadevappa, PhD
12/9/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM Penn National Successful Aging Survey

Zvi D. Gellis, PhD
12/16/2016 9:00 - 10:00 AM 2 Journal Clubs

Alysa Krain, MD

Article: Efficacy and safety of single-dose zoledronic acid for osteoporosis in frail elderly women: a randomized clinical trial

Penden (Patti) Mahautmr, MD

Article: Effect of Cranberry Capsules on Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria Among Older Women in Nursing Homes: A Randomized Clinical Trial