Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Patient-Centered Decision-Making for Older Persons with Multiple Medical Decisions

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, December 08, 2011

8:00 AM: Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
Repeated @ 12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Terri Fried, MD
Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)
Yale School of Medicine
Co-Director
Yale Pepper Center/Program on Aging

Dr. Terri Fried has been the recipient of career development awards from the VA and NIH and was a Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar. Her research has been supported by grants from the VA, NIH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Donaghue Foundation. She is the recipient of the Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award from the American Geriatrics Society. Her research has focused on complex medical decision-making for older persons, and particularly on developing approaches to ensure that the patient's values and concerns are incorporated into the decision-making process.

Dr. Fried completed her undergraduate and medical school training at Harvard. Following a residency in general internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, she returned to Harvard for fellowship training in geriatrics and bioethics. After several years at Brown University, she joined the faculty in the section of geriatrics at the Yale School of Medicine.

After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand why older persons with multiple medical conditions are at high risk for unintended adverse outcomes.
  2. Recognize the need to provide individualized outcome data to older persons with multiple medical conditions.
  3. Understand how to elicit older persons' values and to incorporate these values into treatment decision making.
  4. Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics)

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Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
Belfer Building - Room 1008
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461 (directions)

718.430.2591
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