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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

February 23, 2022

From EARth to EYEth:  Re-enVISIONing Healthcare Access for Older Adults with Hearing Loss
Lisa Elliot, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Nathional Technical Institute of the Deaf

February 16, 2022

Predictive Analytics to Prevent Falls after ED Visits
Brian Pattersan, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin

February 9, 2022

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

February 2, 2022

Health and Wellness Considerations for Older adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:  A Primer
Holly Brown, DNP, RN - Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing; St.John Fisher College
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH - Research assistant Professor; University of Chicago
Shirley McMillan, RN, PhD, CDDN - Surrey Place Centre; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

January 26, 2022

Leveraging Technology to Enhance the Assessment & Management of Frailty in Older Adults
Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Aging Research Program
University of Chicago

January 19, 2022

Compassion, Gratitude and Awe:  Skills for the Journey in Times of Challenge
Colleen Fogarty, MD, MSc, FAAFP
Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine
Highland Hospital

January 12, 2022

Non-Pharmacological Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain in Older Adults
Paul Dougherty, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
Canandaigua VA

January 5, 2022

December 29

December 22

December 15, 2021

A Novel Geriatric Trauma Co-Management Initiative
Ciandra D'Souza, MD
Assistant Professor

December 8, 2021

Transcending the Pandemic: The Age Friendly Health System's Call to Action
Annette Medina-Walpole, MD
Paul H. Fine Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatrics & Aging
Director, University of Rochester Aging Institute

December 1, 2021

Caregiver Centered Care Education for Healthcare Providers to Support Family Caregivers
Jasneet Parmar, MBBS, M.Sc., MCFP
Specialized Geriatrics Program

Professor Dept. of Family Medicine
University of Alberta

November 24

November 17, 2021

Connection Planning:  A Brief Intervention to Reduce Isolation and Loneliness
Kim Van Orden, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Additional Handout:
Social Resources

November 10, 2021

Improving Identification and Management of Elder Abuse and Neglect
Anthony Rosen, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical Center / NY Presbyterian Hospital

November  3, 2021

October 27, 2021

Spirituality, Seniors and the African American Church
Denise Lawson

Elder, Agape Love Christian Church

October 20, 2021

Non-Pulmonary Complications of COVID-19 and Rehab
Jean Nickels, MD

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehab

October 13, 2021

Mobility, Factors and Facilitators:  Falls Risk with Hip Fracture Focus
K. R. Poduri, MD

Chair Emerita & Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehab

October 6, 2021

Conducting Effective Family Meetings
Thomas Caprio, MD, MPH, MSHPE

Professor of Medicine, URSMD
Carol Podgorski, PhD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, URSMD

September 29, 2021

Domestic Violence:  An Epidemic Within a Pandemic
Lisa Nolan

Director of Prevention Education
Willow Domestic Violence Center

September 22, 2021


September 15, 2021

Assistive Technology for Mobility for the Geriatric Patient
Marcia Scherer, PhD, MPH, FACRM
Institute for Matching Person & Technology

September 8, 2021

Identification and Diagnosis of Early Symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease
Anton Porsteinsson, MD

William & Sheila Konar Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuroscience & Medicine

September 1, 2021


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.