Rally the Troops: Optimizing Teams for Care of Elderly Hip Fracture Patients
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, January 23, 2014
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
Wanda Horn, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)
Director, Geriatrics Inpatient Service
Division of Geriatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical
Dr. Wanda Horn's interest in care of geriatrics hip fracture patients started in 2010 with the introduction of the geriatrics- orthopedics co-management of these patients. She presented her data at the 2013 American Geriatrics Society Meeting in Dallas.
Dr. Horn completed her medical education at Carol Davila Medical School in Bucharest, Romania. She moved to the United States 2003 to complete an internal medicine residency at Jacobi Medical Center, followed by a one-year fellowship in Geriatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
She was then recruited as faculty in the Division of Geriatrics at Montefiore Medical Center and is currently an assisting professor of Medicine and Director of the Geriatrics Inpatient Service at Moses.
Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the role of a geriatrician in co-management of elderly patients admitted for hip fracture
- Learn the key aspects of care for this group of patients
- Define postoperative delirium and review the main implications related to elderly hip fracture patients
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.
Division of Geriatrics (Department of Medicine)