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Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

Persell, MD, MPH, FACP, director of the Center for Primary Care Innovation and associate professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University's Feinberg ... Walter, MD, FACP, professor of medicine
October 2019

A woman in medicine reflects on philanthropic leadership

Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital. Specialties: Internal medicine and geriatrics. Something I wish I'd learned in medical school: When I was in med school, I became intrigued with the influence
March 2008

Genes, environment hold the keys to healthy aging

A: I was in the midst of my geriatrics fellowship at Harvard looking for a research project and was taking care of a panel of older patients, and lo and behold
May 2017

The danger of hospitalization

As an academic hospitalist, I see how the hospital affects patients. The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. B...
June 2020

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

It would seem the team approach works. As part of a study appearing in the July 2010 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr.
September 2015

Lessons from an outbreak

This issue also covers preexposure prophylaxis for HIV, adult survivors of congenital heart disease, and age-friendly geriatric care.
March 2020

Obituaries

Allan L. Goulding, FACP, an internist dedicated to geriatric care, died on Sept. ... Dr. Goulding had a particular interest in geriatrics and worked as medical director for four years at St.
November 2009

PQRI improvements based on physician feedback, says CMS

Many of the 153 individual measures most relevant to internists—including those for diabetes, coronary artery disease, and some geriatrics measures—only require one eligible encounter report during the 12-month
April 2009

More than a notion

“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Elderly women inappropriately given antibiotics for suspected UTIs

Results appeared in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Of 153 individuals with an emergency-department-diagnosed UTI, only 87 (57%) had confirmed cases according to culture.
June 2020

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