Sunday Mar 24, 2019

AMDA On-The-Go | The State of Geriatric Medicine Education

Heidi White, MD

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Dr. White's clinical expertise involves the care of older adults, especially care transitions, long-term care, and post-acute care. She services as the Vice-Chief of Clinical Affairs in the Geriatrics Division At Duke University. She has worked with peer faculty to develop clinical programs including Peri-operative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) and Health Optimization Program for Elders (HOPE) which is a transitional care program from the hospital to skilled nursing facilities.

 

References:

  1. M. Tinetti, MD, Mainstream or Extinction: Can Defining Who We Are Save Geriatrics?, JAGS, 2018
  2. GERIATRICS WORKFORCE BY THE NUMBERS, AGS, 2017
  3. M. Castellucci, Geriatrics still failing to attract new doctors, Modern Healthcare, 2018

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