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Geriatric Medicine Community-Wide Grand Rounds

Geriatric Medicine Community-Wide Grand Rounds meet weekly September – June and feature multidisciplinary geriatric topics by an expert speaker. These presentations are sponsored by The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center at Monroe Community Hospital and the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Zoom Instructions

Permanent link:

Meeting ID: 528 317 853

Password: 003046

Time: Wednesdays, 8:00am - 9:00am


CME Survey must be completed for credit (link active until Friday)

Upcoming Speakers

December 28, 2022


December 21, 2022


December 14, 2022

Advancing the Science:  The Latest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
Meg Boyce, LMSW, CDCP; Vice President, Programs & Services; Hudson Valley Chapter; Alzheimer's Association

December 7, 2022

The Three C's of Health Literacy:  Improving Our Communication for Better Patient Outcomes
Karen Brown, MA; Program Manager; Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center; Ithaca College

November 30, 2022

Achieving Age-Friendly Health Care in an Academic Center for Perioperative Medicine
Heather Lander, MD; Assistant Professor; Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine; URSMD

November 23, 2022


November 16, 2022

The Intersection of Ableism and Ageism:  The Impact on Older Adults
Laura M. Robinson, MPH; GWEP Program Coordinator; Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center; URSMD

November 9, 2022 -CANCELLED

Understanding the Latest in the Science of Successful Brain Aging
Maureen O'Connor, PsyD; ABPP-CN; Assistant Professor of Neurology; Boston University School of Medicine

November 2, 2022

Bioethical Dilemmas in the Care of Older Adults
Nicholas Mercado, DrPH, MCHES, NEC-C; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Health Humanities & Bioethics; URSMD

October 26, 2022

Age-Friendly Health System Integration at the Spanish Language Neurology Clinic
Blanca Valdovinos, MD; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology; URSMD

October 19, 2022

Neuropsychological Evaluations in Older Adults
Miriam Weber, PhD; Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology; URSMD

October 12, 2022

Improving Surgical Care by Engaging Older Adults in Shared Decision-Making
Gabriela Poles MD, MPH; Dept. of Colorectal Surgery; URSMD

October 5, 2022

Polypharmacy in Older Adults with Cancer
Erika Ramsdale, MD; Associate Professor Hematology/Oncology; URSMD

September 28, 2022


September 21, 2022

Pharmacology for Spine-Related Pain in Older Adults
Michael Perloff, MD, PhD; Director, Neurology Pain Medicine; Boston Medical Center

September 14, 2022

Medications and Motor Vehicle Crashes in Older Adults
Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD; School of Public Health; Brown University

September 7, 2022

Precision Medicine in Alzheimer's Disease - Using Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Staging
Anton Porsteinsson, MD; William B. & Sheila Konar Professor; Dept. of Psychiatry; URSMD

All are invited to attend; registration is not necessary


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Contact Us

Judy Hazelden
FLGEC Administration
(585) 760-6352

This project is sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program # U1QHP28738. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors/speakers and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS, or the U.S. Government.