Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Geriatrics faculty and fellows, in conference.
6/14/2011 - The Einstein/Montefiore Division of Geriatrics had twelve posters and presentations at this year's American Geriatrics Society meeting.

"This is a tribute to the Geriatrics faculty and especially to Dr. Amy Ehrlich's leadership of the Division," said Dr. Victor Schuster, Chairman of the Department of Medicine.

2011 Presentations 

  1. H. Lipman. Serving on Your Facility’s Ethics Committee: An Interdisciplinary Skills Workshop
  2. K. Levine-Tanco, S. Saad. A Potentially Overlooked Cause of Syncope in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  3. A. S. Berger, M. Lissy, D. Geller, R. Malik. Pain Assessment and Management in the Perioperative. Hip Fracture Patient J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  4. K. Ouchida, K. Freeman, D. Greenberg, A. Scalmati, L. Jacobs. An Interactive Elder Mistreatment Workshop Effectively Trains Medical Students to Assess and Document Elder Abuse and Neglect. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  5. K. Sharma, A. Berlin, A. Ehrlich, L.G. Jacobs, K. Freeman, D. Greenberg. Evaluating Surgical Residents’ Cognitive and Functional Status Assessment Skills Using a Standardized Patient Interview. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  6. A. Porrovecchio, W. Southern, K. Clerkin, R. Malik. Impact of indwelling catheter use in patients admitted with congestive heart failure. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  7. J.G. Chester, M. Harrington, J. L. Rudolph. Serial administration of a Modified Richmond Agitation and Sedation Scale to Identify Delirium in older medical inpatients J Am Geriatr Soc 2011 (Jennifer Chester is currently a third year medical student at Einstein and is the recipient of a MSTAR Scholarship for 2009-10)
  8. K. Ouchida, J. Ellner, K. Freeman, D. Greenberg, A. Scalmati, L. Jacobs. Characteristics of Suspected Victims of Elder Abuse and Neglect Referred to a Novel Elder Mistreatment Consultation Service. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  9. L. Zaha, E. Odierna An unusual case of stroke in an octogenarian. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  10. M. Bogaisky, L. Dezieck. Factors Associated With Early Rehospitalization in Nursing Home Residents. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  11. K. V. Iyer, V.Arumugam, T. Castor, R. Malik, A. Ehrlich. Physicians’ screening for HIV risk factors in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2011
  12. A. Ehrlich. Solving the Competency-based Evaluation Mystery: A Workshop for Addressing Geriatrics Competencies for Students, Residents and Fellows


Department Chairman

Victor L. Schuster, MD (bio) 

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Ted and Florence Baumritter Chair in Medicine

Letter from the Chairman 



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