Upcoming Events and Seminars, Lectures, and Trainings
Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lecture Series
The Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series Presents:
Samir Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCPC
Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy
Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics and Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Rethinking Traditional Models of Acute Care for Older Adults
Date: April 15, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:00 Lecture
Location: UTHealth School of Nursing Auditorium
6901 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030
- Provide the context that highlights the disconnects that currently exist.
- Demonstrate how current care delivery paradigms are problematic and require an elder friendly approach.
- Introduce the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Strategy as a care model that can deliver better patient and system outcomes.
The Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA) is sponsoring the first annual conference to increase awareness of the needs of older adults and people with disabilities. The Bridges Conference bring
Date: May 7-8, 2015
Location: Crowne Plaza Houston near NRG Stadium and the Medical Center
RsVP Lectures Bring Noted Geriatrics Experts
The RsVP (Reynolds Visiting Professor in Aging) lecture series, made possible by funding from the D. W. Reynolds Foundation and the Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series II, brought the following renowned geriatrics experts to our campus in 2013:
Sidney Stahl, PhD - Demystifying the Black Box of the NIH/NIA: Grant-Writing Seminar and Workshop
Ranjan Duara, MD -Management of Cognitive, Behavioral and Functional Progression in Dementing Disorders and Clinical Diagnosis and Brain Imaging in the Assessment of Dementing Disorders: A series of Vignettes
Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH - Disability and Functional Status and The Hospital Disability Syndrome: How hospitalization can lead to loss of independence in older patients
Lodovico Balducci, MD - Cancer in the Older Patient: A case for complexity and Long Term Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment in Older Patients