Tag: Division of Geriatric Medicine
The UNC Center for Aging and Health is proud to recognize Tiffany Driesse, Jennifer Hubbard, and Angela Williamson as recipients of UNC School of Medicine Staff Professional Development Grants. The School of Medicine launched this pilot program as an additional resource for supporting ongoing staff development. These professional development grants cover Spring 2022 expenses related … Continued
UNC will have a big role in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) study to advance precision nutrition. The University recently received two of 14 awards as part of the NIH Common Fund’s of Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program (NPH). For this research, Dr. John Batsis joins … Continued
To raise awareness of the need for interprofessional education (IPE) and its benefits for both providers and patients, UNC’s Center for Aging and Health and the Office for Interprofessional Education & Practice will jointly sponsor two days of collaborative IPE immersion with a geriatrics focus. Students and faculty from 10 disciplines will share best practices … Continued
UNC School of Medicine and Division of Geriatric Medicine’s long-running Senior Mentor Program kicks off another semester with lunch for mentors and program participants.
To raise awareness of the need for interprofessional education (IPE) and its benefits for providers and patients, the Division of Geriatric Medicine and UNC’s Office for Interprofessional Education and Practice will jointly sponsor two days of collaborative IPE immersion with a geriatrics focus. Students should email Madeline Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-962-3535 by 1/15 … Continued
IPE Geriatrics Fellow Beth Rosenberg will present on “Cardiovascular Aging and Disease.” The IPE Geriatrics Fellowship is a part of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) UNC Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement (CGWEP) program to increase rural and / or underserved clinical sites’ abilities to manage older patients’ comprehensive health care using an interprofessional team … Continued
“In my residency, I had a lot of critical care and geriatrics time. Many patients were delirious, and it complicated the management of just about everything. I started thinking about delirium and what we should be doing about it. Back then, people didn’t call it delirium. Patients were just ‘confused.’ Well, why is everybody confused?” Read more