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Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

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Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

77 hours

Released

October 15, 2014

Expires

October 15, 2017

Maximum Credits

77.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider

This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC in conjunction with Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

This review is presented in conjunction with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, ranked #2 in the nation in geriatrics by U.S. News & World Report. It covers major geriatric syndromes, latest research, new treatments and the full spectrum of issues, concerns and disorders associated with the care and treatment of older adults. It is an indispensible review of the field for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. It is designed for board prep and for health care professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative care.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this course is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
  • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
  • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
  • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
  • Prepare for the ABIM Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Board Exams
  • Critically assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain symptoms
  • Provide patients and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals

Topics and Speakers

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Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Faculty

Program Co-Directors
Emily Chai, MD
Assistant Professor, Associate Director
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Audrey K. Chun, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chair for Clinical Programs
Director, Coffey Geriatrics at the Martha Stewart Center for Living
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
 
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Medical Education
Director, Geriatrics Fellowship Program
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Evgenia Litrivis, MD
Assistant Professor, Associate Director
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Faculty
Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA
Director, Center for Curative and Palliative Wound Care Program
Calvary Hospital
Bronx, NY
Professor, Department of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Shahla Baharlou, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Stephen Berns, MD
Assistant Professor
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Sara M. Bradley, MD. FACP
Assistant Professor, Co-Director
Integrated Internal Medicine-Geriatrics Clerkship
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Eileen H. Callahan, MD
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Patrick M. Chae, MD
Park Avenue Pulmonary Care Clinical Instructor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS
Associate Clinical Professor, Director
New York Otology, Department of Otolaryngology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Director, Neurotology
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Christine Chang, MD
Assistant Professor
Firm Chief, Quality Improvement Director
Coffey Geriatrics at the Martha Stewart Center for Living
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Sita Chokhavatia, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FASGE
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Associate Director
Gastroenterology Fellowship

Susan E. Cohen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor Bellevue/NYU School of Medicine
Director/Medical Director, Palliative Care Program
Division of General Internal Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center
New York, NY

Houman Danesh, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology And Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Integrative Pain Management

Linda V. DeCherrie, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Associate Director
Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program
Program Director, Internal Medicine
Primary Care Residency

Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS
Stanley Edelman MD Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery
Vice Chair for Education and Quality
Program Director
General Surgery Residency

Ebby Elahi, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor
Ophthalmic and Oculofacial Surgery
Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Fifth Avenue Eye Associates
New York, NY

JD Elder, MA, LMT
Coordinator of Complementary Therapies
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, MBA, CPE
Associate Professor, Director
Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly (MACE) Service
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Medical Director
Appeals Management and Clinical Documentation Improvement Departments
Mount Sinai Hospital

Steven H. Feinsilver, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Director, Center for Sleep Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Beverly Forsyth, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medical Education

Marianne Gelber, GNP, ACHPN
Clinical Coordinator, Palliative Care Service
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Laura Gelfman, MD
Assistant Professor
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg
Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Gabrielle Goldberg, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, The Wiener Family Palliative Care Unit
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Leanne Goldberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Senior Speech/Language Pathologist
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor, Director
Research and Quality
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

James Gurley, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Mercy College
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Vestibular Rehab Program Director, Department of Otolaryngology
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Simon J. Hall, MD
Associate Professor
Kyung Hun Kim, MD Chair of Urology
Department of Urology
Director, Deane Prostate Health and Research Center
Chair, Milton and Carroll Petrie
Department of Urology

Caroline Halverstam, MD
Clinical Instructor, Division of Dermatology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Jay R. Horton, PhD, NP
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Nursing
Columbia University School of Nursing
Director, Palliative Care Consult Service
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Departments of Emergency Medicine and
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Geriatric Research
Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters Bronx VAMC
Bronx, NY

Noel S. C. Javier, MD
Reena Karani, MD, MHPE, FACP
Associate Professor, Departments of Medical Education
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education and Curricular Affairs

Gary J. Kennedy, MD
Professor, Director
Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Leslie D. Kerr, MD
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Associate Attending, Department of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Sapina Kirpalani, MSN, RN, GNP, ANP-BC
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Coordinator
Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly (MACE) Service
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Annie Kleinman, LMSW
Clinical Social Worker, Social Work Services
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Kimberly G. Klipstein, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Consultation Psychiatry Service
Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

Jane Knowles, MPH, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
Department of Social Work Services
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fred Ko, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Holly Koncicki, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
North Shore- LIJ Health System
Manhasset, NY

Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Beatriz Brookdale Department of Geriatrics Beatriz and Palliative Medicine
Beatriz Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Beatriz Associate Attending
Beatriz Chief, Geriatrics Service
Beatriz Department of Medicine
Beatriz Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Lawrence R. Krakoff, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Center for Cardiovascular Health
Director, Hypertension Program
Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Heart
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Faculty Practice

Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Gerald and May Ellen Ritter Professor or Geriatrics
Vice Chair for Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Felice LePar, MD, MPH
Staff Physician, Abington Hematalogy
Oncology Associates
Willow Grove, PA
 
Steven R. Levine, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FANA
Professor & Vice Chair, Neurology
Chief of Neurology, University Hospital of Brooklyn
Associate Dean for Clinical Research & Faculty Development
State University of New York (SUNY)
Health Science Center and Stroke Center
Brooklyn, NY

Mark Levy, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Jewish Home Lifecare
New York, NY

Emilia Pauline Liao, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Associate Program Director
Endocrine Fellowship
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Betty Lim, MD
Assistant Professor
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD
Assistant Professor, Director
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
Education Director
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Geriatric Research
Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Department of Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics and Cardiology
Associate Director, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics
Chief, Bioethics Consultation Service
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Mara Lugassy, MD
Medical Director
MJHS Palliative Care Program
New York, NY

Adriana Kaczaraj Malone, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Matthew Majeske, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
Mount Sinai Hospital
Attending Psychiatrist, ECT service
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bryan C. Markinson, DPM
Assistant Clinical Professor, Chief
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Deborah Matza, RN, MPH, RYT
Yoga Therapist
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
Associate Professor, Medical Director
Cardiac Health Program, Department of Medicine
Divisions of Cardiology & Health Policies
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Davendra Mehta, MD, PhD, FACC, FRCP, FHRS
Professor of Medicine, Director
Electrophysiology Fellowship, Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Rabbi Edith M. Meyerson, DMin, BCC
Palliative Care Chaplain
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN
Clinical Coordinator, Palliative Care
New York Hospital Queens
Flushing, NY

R. Sean Morrison, MD
Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Care
Professor of Geriatrics and Medicine
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Director, National Palliative Care Research Center
Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Michael P. Mullen, MD
Associate Professor, Interim Division Chief
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Ajith P. Nair, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Judith E. Nelson, MD, JD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Florida Olivieri, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Eugene Perlov, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care
Regional Medical Director, Hospice Care
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
New York, NY

Dennis Popeo, MD
Assistant Professor
NYU Medical Center
Bellevue Hospital
New York, NY

Ravishankar Ramaswamy, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Associate Director
Geriatrics Fellowship Program
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, DABSCD
Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of OMF Pathology, Radiology and Medicine
NYU College of Dentistry
New York, NY

Nisha Rughwani, MD
Assistant Professor, Director
Concurrent Service
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Mary Sano, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Associate Dean of Clinical Research
Director of Research & Development
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Martine Sanon, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Department of Hospital Medicine

Bethann M. Scarborough, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Stelian Serban, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology
Director, Pain Division
Pain Medicine Fellowship Program Director

Brijen Shah, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Joanna B. Sheinfeld, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc
Clinical Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
Community and Managed Care Services ArchCare
New York, NY

Parag Sheth, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Spinal Intervention
Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH
Ellen and Howard C. Katz Professor and Chair
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Maria Skamagas, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases

Cardinale B. Smith, MD MSCR
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
The Tisch Cancer Institute
Lilian and Benjamin Herzberg Palliative Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN
Nutrition Coordinator
Epic Clinical Transformation Group
Clinical Nutrition/Information Technology

Rainier P. Soriano, MD
Associate Professor, Director
Medical Student Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Joseph M. Sweeny, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mark Swidler, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, MBA, RVT
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory
Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship

David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE
Associate Professor, Director
Ambulatory Care and Ambulatory Training
Departments of Medicine
Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Education
Dean, Continuing Medical Education

Maria Torroella Carney, MD, FACP
Director
Community-based Geriatrics at North Shore-LIJ Health System

Winona Tse, MD
Assistant Professor
Mount Sinai Movement Disorders Center
Department of Neurology

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