This Grand Rounds will be hosted jointly with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Gerontology.
Title: Integrative Aging – Better Health Across the Stages of Old Age
Presenter: Louise Aronson, MD, MFA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Integrative Geriatrician, Osher Center, UCSF
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 4, 2023 | 8:00am – 9:00am US EDT
Cost: Free. CME credit available. Please email [email protected] during the event to claim credit.
Description: The differences between a sixty-something and a centenarian or between a healthy older adult and a frail elder are medically, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually significant. This presentation will discuss how drawing from both geriatrics and integrative medicine can improve the health and lives of the full range of older adults, touching upon care models, supplements, geroscience, exercise, and much more along the way.
Presenter Bio: Louise Aronson, MD MFA, is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at UCSF and the author of the New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Aronson has received the Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine, the California Homecare Physician of the Year award, and the American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year award. In addition to her teaching and scholarship, she currently leads the Integrative Aging practice at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health, the AGE SELF CARE program, and serves as an advisor to the state of California on Covid19 in elders. Her writing credits include the New York Times, Atlantic, Washington Post, JAMA, Lancet, and the New England Journal of Medicine, and she has been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air, TODAY, CBS This Morning, NBC News, and the New Yorker.