Grand Rounds Archive

June 11th, 2024 – Special Presentations: Geriatric Medicine Fellows

Dr. Jennifer Kim

“Medical Aid in Dying at UCSD”

Dr. Mayra Bugarin

“Music and the Aging Brain”

June 4th, 2024 – Special Presentations: Hospice & Palliative Medicine & Geriatric Medicine Fellows

Dr. Eric Leslie

“Dexmedetomidine for Refractory Pain and Agitation at the End of Life”

Dr. Mayra Bugarin

“Technology’s Role in Dementia Risk Reduction and Cognitive Health Equity”

May 28th, 2024 – Special Presentations: Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellows

Dr. Lutetia Li

“Pain Management of Oral Mucositis”

Dr. Annie Weisner

“The SHINE History: Connecting Residents and Children with Severe Neurologic Impairment Using a Novel Personal History Tool”

May 21st, 2024 – Special Presentations: Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellows

Dr. Matt Mason

Medical Aid in Dying: “Why, How, and When”

Dr. Iris Vuoung

“Process Group: A Structured Approach to Reduce Burnout Among Physicians in Training”

May 14th, 2024 – Special Presentations: Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellows

Dr. Theodore Roper

“The Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Approach to Sickle Cell Disease”

Dr. Sean Posado

“Palliative Approaches to Deprescribing”

April 2nd, 2024

Roland Thorpe

“Dementia and Race Among Older Black and White Men”

March 5th, 2024

“Translating Research and Clinical Experience into Improved Health and Aging Policy”

Kristine Blackwood

February 6th, 2024

“Inequity in Palliative and End of Life Care: Are we making any Progress?”

Tammie E. Quest, MD, FAAHPM

January 9th, 2024

“Treating the Whole Person: An Osteopathic and Integrative Approach in Geriatrics and Palliative Care”

Alice Chen, DO

December 5th, 2023

“The Science on the Delivery of Cancer Care to Diverse Older Adults”

Melody Schiaffino, PhD, MPH

November 7th, 2023

“Eat, Sleep, Relax, Forget, Protect: The Endocannabinoid System Across the Lifespan””

Michelle Sexton, ND

October 3rd, 2023

“Mindfulness and Mental Well-Being in Older Adults”

Cassandra Vieten, PhD

September 5th, 2023

ePrognosis, the GeriPal Podcast, JAGS, and more!

Dr. Alexander Smith, UCSF

August 1st, 2023

Advance Care Planning Considerations for People Aging with HIV

Dr. Annie Nguyen

June 6th, 2023

Getting Older

Dr. Belicia Ding


Involuntary Weight Loss

Dr. Karun Singla

May 30th, 2023

These are Some Big Kids: Reflections of a Pediatrician in Adult Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Schmidt


Humanism in Medicine: How to Keep the Human in Medicine

Dr. Rachel Cohn

May 23rd, 2023

Pediatric Grief

Dr. Debra Yeh

May 16th, 2023

Art and Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Dunlap


Disparities in End-of-Life Care

Dr. Conner Olsen

May 9th, 2023

Motivational Interviewing in Palliative Care

Dr. Michael Gabriel


LGBTQ Issues in Caring for the Seriously Ill

Dr. Brandon Perkovich

April 4, 2023

Pleasant Events Programs (PEP) – A Brief Behavioral Activation Therapy for Caregivers

Dr. Brent Mausbach

March 7, 2023

Dialysis Decision Making

Tamara Rubenzik, MD

February 7, 2023

Displaced Older Adults: Crisis, Opportunity or Both

Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH

January 3, 2023

Financial Decision Making in Older Age: “It Takes a Village”

Duke Han, MD

December 6, 2022


The Study of Prison “Compassionate Release” Policies

Brie Williams, MD

November 1, 2022

An Interactive Session focusing on Compassionate Communication in Medicine

Evonne Kaplan-Liss & Val Gefroh

October 4, 2022

Enhancing Dignity and a Sense of Personhood in Cancer Care

Emily Meier, PhD

September 6, 2022

Deprescribing: When to “Let it Go

Mary Lynn McPherson,PharmD, MA, MDE, BCPS

August 2, 2022

A Look Through the Kaleidoscope: The Intersection of Pain, Word Choice & Inequities

Terry Altilio LCSW

June 14, 2022

An Introduction to Integrative Palliative Care

Dr. Rhianon Liu


VSED: voluntary stopping eating and drinking

Dr. Ruth Goodson

June 7, 2022

Polypharmacy and Deprescribing in Geriatric Patients

Dr. Jennifer Li


The Last Uber: Funeral Traditions in San Diego

Dr. Elizabeth Li

May 31, 2022

Overview and updates on End of Life Options Act

Dr. Donald Moore


Buprenorphine for Pain Management

Dr. Amy Picone

May 24, 2022

Barriers to Osteoporosis Treatment

Dr. Rachael Petry


Involuntary Weight Loss In Older Adults

Dr. Sheila Bhavsar

May 17, 2022

Legacy Making Interventions

Dr. Kevin Yang


Treating Fatigue in Advanced Cancer

Dr. Alexa Chavez

April 5, 2022

Many Hands Make Light(er) Work: Mid-career and Alternative Pathway for Hospice/Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Dr. Amos Bailey

March 1, 2022

Elephants and Blind Men: Collaborative Identification of Frailty and the Role of Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Rinaldo Gonzales

February 1, 2022

Communication Skills Training in 60 Minutes or Less

Dr. Wendy Anderson

January 4, 2022

Managing the Intersection Between Implicit Bias, Healthcare Disparities, and Ourselves

Dr. Kimberly Curseen

December 7, 2021

The Unique Palliative Care Needs of Those with Serious Neurologic Disease: Neuro-Palliative Care

Dr. Christina Vaughan

November 2, 2021

What’s the Difference? Clinical Information Beyond Kidney Function in the Difference Between eGFR By Cystatin C Vs. By Creatinine

Dr. Alison Potok

October 5, 2021

Giving Feedback to Physicians: Experience in an Integrated Non-Profit Community Health System

Dr. Charles von Gunten

September 7, 2021

Clinical Assessment of the Older Patient for Driving Fitness

Dr. Linda Hill

August 3, 2021

Minding Mentation: Improving Delirium Detection in the ICU

Dr. Biren Kamdar and Paola Alicea

June 2, 2021

Geriatric Programs In Our Country: A Brief Look and Future Prospects

Dr. Yuichiro Sato


Medical Humanities in Geriatrics: The Art (and Heart) Behind Caring for Older Adults

Dr. Herbert Rosenbaum and Dr. Deborah Lee

May 5, 2021

Advance Care Planning Updates: Controversy, Complexity, And Practical Tips From The PREPARE For Your Care Program

Dr. Rebecca Sudore

April 7, 2021

Aligning Medications with What Matters Most in Primary Care

Dr. Ariel Green

February 3, 2021

Ageism and Resource Allocation in the Covid-19 Era: Ethical and Policy Considerations

Dr. Timothy W. Farrell