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Your Health: You're getting older. Is it time to get medical care from a geriatrician?

"Geriatricians are patient-centered," adds Jacobs, who also chairs the department of internal medicine at Hackensack University ... according to the geriatrics society. Certified means they have undergone at least one fellowship year of specialty training ...

Source: Jacksonville Daily News
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Cape Breton’s Geriatric Medicine and Memory Disability Clinic returns to full service

Marie McPhee, director of seniors and restorative care for the NSHA Eastern Zone, Lana Lamey, a registered nurse and Dr. Arlene Kelly-Wiggins, are shown left to right at Cape Breton’s Geriatric Medicine and Memory Disability Clinic. The clinic recently ...

Source: Cape Breton Post
Published: 07 Dec 2018

National Symposium on Geriatric Care organized in AMU

Agra: The Department of Moalejat, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, Aligarh Muslim University organized a National Symposium on Geriatric Care in Unani Medicine. In his inaugural address, chief guest Dr ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 09 Dec 2018

FG to extend free healthcare to Nigerians over 60 years, establish regional geriatric centres – Buhari

with emphasis on geriatric medicine. Mr Jaja said Nigeria ranked 86th among 96 countries in the global age index 2015, which ranked countries by how well their older populations were faring. The index covers 91 percent of the world population of those aged ...

Source: Premium Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

City of Hope Physician-Scientist is Named the Arthur M. Coppola Family Chair in Supportive Care Medicine

Dale specialized in geriatric medicine during his postgraduate education and training at University of Pittsburgh. He served as chief of geriatrics and palliative medicine at University of Chicago for eight years before coming to City of Hope, where he ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Global Geriatric Medicines Market - Detailed Analysis of Current Industry Figures with Forecasts Growth By 2023

Geriatrics, or?geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. The report on Geriatric Medicines market essentially is ...

Source: PMLiVE
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Global Antacids Market 2019-2023 | Rising Geriatric Population to Boost Demand | Technavio

E-commerce encourages customers by giving them various online facilities to buy the medicine online, thereby stimulating ... to the growth of the global antacids market is the rising geriatric population: Global antacids market: Rising geriatric population ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 06 Dec 2018

International Academic Report on the Frontiers of International Life Sciences and Nutritional Medicine.

Health Special Fund, China Ageing Development Foundation Geriatrics Assistance Fund ... China Great Health Industry Alliance, China Folk Medicine Research and Development Association Nutrition ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health adds 5-specialty practice to Kissel Hill outpatient facility

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has opened ... diabetes and endocrinology; geriatrics; and pain management. The system said it evaluated unmet health care needs in the community and ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Federal government to establish regional geriatric centres

Dr Sam Jaja, Chairman, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, said that the aim of the summit was to discuss the truth and beauty of healthy ageing, with emphasis on geriatric medicine. According to him, Nigeria ranked 86th among 96 countries in the global ...

Source: TODAY
Published: 08 Dec 2018

Report predicts shortage of nearly 30,000 doctors in geriatrics

A report from the Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce predicts a shortage of nearly 30,000 doctors specializing in geriatrics - treating the elderly - by 2025. “This is a very important group to learn about if you’re going into health ...

Source: WEAU
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Surgical Suture Market is Anticipated to Grow Significantly due to Growing Geriatric Population and Increasing Number of Surg...

Global Surgical Suture Market is anticipated to grow significantly in the forecast period due to the growing geriatric population and increasing number of surgical procedures worldwide. Surgical sutures (stitches) are medical devices that are used to hold ...

Source: ADVFN
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Global Bone & Joint Health Ingredients Market Outlook to 2023 – Robust Demand from the Geriatric Population

The geriatric population that are conscious about these ingredients composition are also seeking for plant-based herbal ingredients, such as turmeric, boswelia, and tart cherry, in contrast to ...

Source: ForexTV
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Geriatric clinics opening in Goderich, Clinton and Wingham hospitals

Huron County residents will now have access to full time geriatric care. Doctor Alexandrea Peel has returned to the area to open up geriatric clinics in the hospitals in Goderich, Wingham and Clinton.

Source: Blackburn News
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Bioelectric Medicine Market Size, Analysis, and Forecast Report 2017-2027

North America is likely to dominate the bioelectric medicine market since there is presence of several organizations operating in these region. Rising prevalence of chronic diseases, expected approvals of retinal implant in the U.S., rising geriatric ...

Source: PMLiVE
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Wonders of acupuncture helping geriatric Great Dane

A GERIATRIC Great Dane is defying the odds – thanks to the healing powers of acupuncture. Suzie is enjoying a new lease of life after vets suggested acupuncture sessions could help to ease the pain of arthritis. After just three sessions, owners Velma ...

Source: The Northern Echo
Published: 05 Dec 2018

FDA approves ‘precision medicine’ drug for different cancers with same mutation

“Patient affordability is one of the big barriers to precision medicine right now,” said Carolyn Presley, a geriatric oncologist at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. “Show me the money — how are you going to pay for it?” But ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 26 Nov 2018

IMED 406 Geriatric Medicine - Senior Clerkships (4 credits)

Internal Medicine : Orientation of students towards continuity of care for frail elderly patients, including training in geriatric consultations on wards and Emergency Room; patient assessments in a clinical setting; patient follow-ups in the community.

Source: McGill University
Published: 18 Nov 2018

Dr. Lisa Walke joins Penn Medicine as chief of geriatric medicine

Dr. Lisa Walke has joined Penn Medicine as the new chief of geriatric medicine. In her previous position as associate chief for clinical affairs of the Yale Geriatrics section, Walke improved patient experiences, lowered cost and had other accomplishments ...

Source: Philadelphia Tribune
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Virtual program successful in linking adult protective services, geriatric specialists

"This network allows us to reach more people in need in a more timely fashion," said Jason Burnett, Ph.D., co-director of the adult network and assistant professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at McGovern Medical School. "Previously, in rural areas ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 31 Oct 2018

The Medicine Maze: PW talks with Sana Goldberg

When I was working in geriatric care, I noticed this trend wherein people ... There’s a general sense that medicine can go over the head of a layperson. But the system had become so disorganized that people would leave these encounters and not even ...

Source: Publishers Weekly
Published: 02 Nov 2018

Global Geriatric Medicine Market 2017-2023 - Market was Worth $622.17 Billion in 2017 and is Estimated to Grow to $947.9 Billion by 2023

The "Global Geriatric Medicine Market - by Therapeutic Category, Condition, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Updates (2017-2023)" report has been added to's offering. The Global Geriatric ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Global Geriatric Medicine Market 2017-2023 by Therapeutic Category, Condition & Region -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Geriatric Medicine Market - by Therapeutic Category, Condition, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Updates (2017-2023)" report has been added to's offering.

Source: NewsOK
Published: 10 Sep 2018

Geriatric medicine training in a family medicine residency

While the need for training programs in geriatric medicine is widely recognized, there are substantial obstacles to developing such training. Obstacles include shortage of faculty members and negative attitudes toward geriatrics on the part of students.

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 23 Dec 2017

Learning Geriatric Medicine: A Study Guide for Medical Students

Despatched in 2 business days. This textbook presents hands-on training material for medical students. The style reflects the need for practice-based teaching with a modern edge in daily clinical routine; accordingly, it also employs online material and ...

Source: Foyles
Published: 04 Sep 2018

Geriatric Medicine

Speaking through a translator, former personal support worker Jie Xiao stood in an Ottawa courtroom on Thursday in front of the children and grandchildren of the elderly man he assaulted to tell them he was “deeply sorry” for what he had done.

Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 31 Jul 2018

STUDENTS: McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine Research Day

The Research Day Conference is a showcase of research activities of undergraduate and graduate students, post doctoral fellows, residents and fellows. Please mark this date in your calendar! This year the topic of our symposium will be: Canadian ...

Source: McGill Publications
Published: 09 Apr 2018

Competencies required for the practice of geriatric medicine as a consultant physician

Geriatric medicine in Canada is now being viewed not merely as an academic specialty but, rather, more broadly as a service specialty providing consulting support to other physicians. Any redesigning of training programs will have to be done with this fact ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 02 Feb 2018

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Tinetti is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health and is Chief of Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine. She is a leading expert in the area of falls and fall injury risk factors identification and prevention. Her current research focus is on ...

Published: 29 May 2018