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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

June 29, 2022


June 22, 2022

Exercise Prescription in Older Adults
Brigid O'Gorman, MD; Geriatric Medicine Fellow; URSMD

June 15, 2022

Cardiovascular and stroke risk reduction through an individualized approach to blood pressure management in older adults
Naveen Silva, MD; Geriatric Medicine Fellow; URSMD

June 8, 2022

Current Guidelines in Osteoporosis Management
Fatima Hafizi, MD; Geriatric Medicine Fellow; URSMD

June 1, 2022

Medications for Longevity:  An Evidence Based Overview
Mark Sheheta, MD; Geriatric Medicine Fellow; URSMD

May 25, 2022

Geriatric Oral Health:  Dental Reflections of Healthy Aging
Szilvia Arany, DDS; Director, Geriatric Oral Health, Department of Dentistry, URSMD

May 18, 2022

A Deep Dive in Understanding Dyspnea
Michael Kallay, MD; Professor of Clinical Medicine; Pulmonology, Highland Hospital

May 11, 2022


May 4, 2022

"My work is done; why wait?"  Lessons learned from George Eastman's death by suicide
Yeates Conwell, MD; Professor & Vice Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry URSMD

April 27, 2022

Discharge from the Emergency Department:  Transition to Nowhere?
Manish Shah, MD, MPH
Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

April 20, 2022

The Latest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
Elizabeth Smith-Boivin
Executive Director Northeastern NY
Alzheimer's Association

April 13, 2022


April 6, 2022

The Sable Cloud with a Silver Lining:  Re-Imagining Post-Acute & Long-Term Care
Suzanne Gillespie, MD
Associate Professor, URSMD
Associate Chief of Staff, Canandaigua VA

March 30, 2022

Exploring the Role of Age-Inclusivity in Age-Friendly Health Care
Dana Burr Bradley, PhD
Dean, Erickson School of Aging Studies
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

March 23, 2022

Not just UTI...Advanced diagnosis in the Nursing Home?
Joseph Nicholas, MD
Associate Professor, Highland Hospital
Amber Birkland, PA
Highlands at Brighton

March 16, 2022

Understanding Treatment Tolerability in Older Patients with Advanced Cancer
Supriya Mohile, MD
Professor, Hematology/Oncology

March 9, 2022

Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED):  a lesser known, widely available palliative option of last resort
Robert Horowitz, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Palliative Care

March 2, 2022

The Shortcomings of Patient-and Family-Centered Dementia Care as We Know It
Carol Podgorski, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

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.