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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

April 26, 2023

Intermittent Fasting in Older Adults:  Benefits vs Risks
Kobi Nathan, PharmD; Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Wegmans School of Pharmacy; St. John Fisher University

April 19, 2023


April 12, 2023

The Under-Recognized Burden of RSV in Older Adults
Angela Branche, MD; Associate Professor; Infectious Disease Unit; URSMD

April 5, 2023

Skin Care in Older Adults
Alice Pentland, MD; Professor & Chair; Department of Dermatology; URSMD

March 29, 2023

Urinary Incontinence in Older Women
Erin Duecy, MD; Associate Professor; Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology; URSMD

March 22, 2023

Risk of Perioperative Stroke
Curtis Benesch, MD; Chief of Stroke, Dept. of Neurology; Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center; Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery; URSMD

March 15, 2023

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly:  Picking up the PACE while adapting to regulatory & environmental changes
Stephen Ryan, MD, MPH; Sr. Medical Director, RRH Geriatrics; Medical Director ElderONE; Rochester Regional Health

March 8, 2023

A Place at the Table for Underserved Older Adult Populations:  New York State's Third Elder Abuse Summit
Tracey Siebert-Konopko, LMSW; Assistant Director; Education, Training & Research Iniatives; Upstate Elder Abuse Center at Lifespan;
Lifespan on Greater Rochester

March 1, 2023

The Struggle to Stay Upright:  Considerations for Inpatient BP Monitoring & Goals in Frail & Older Adults
Joseph Nicholas, MD; William & Sheila Konar Family Professor in Geriatrics, Palliative Medicine & Person Centered Care; URSMD

February 22, 2023

Approaching Dementia from Left Field:  A 20-Year Reflection
G. Allen Power, MD, FACP; Schlegel Chair in Aging & Dementia Innovation; Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

February 15, 2023

Nursing Homes and COVID-19:  What Happened and Lessons Learned
Michael L. Barnett, MD, MS; Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

February 8, 2023

Lifestyle Medicine:  What Does It Have to Offer Older Adults?
Susan Friedman, MD; Professor of Medicine; Highland Hospital

February 1, 2023

LGBTQ+ Aging:  Empowering Narrative and Promoting Resilience
Allison Ogawa; Medical Student; URSMD

January 25, 2023


January 18, 2023

Understanding the Latest in the Science of Successful Brain Aging
Maureen O'Connor, PsyD; ABPP-CN; Director Neuopsychology; Bedford Veterans Hospital

January 11, 2023

How to Leverage Medical Directors to Improve Quality
Dallas Nelson, MD; Associate Professor: Medical Director; UR Medicine Geriatrics Group
Kim Danzig, RN; Regional Director; Hurlbut Care Communities
Nicole Halsey, RN; Corporate Clinical Leadership Nurse; Hurlbut Care Communities

January 4, 2023


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.