AM0406 - The 10-Minute Geriatric Assessment

 

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM  Workshop I

Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc, DIC, FACP & Shahla Baharlou, MD

 

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

  • Know what the mnemonic “DEEP-IN” stands for.
  • Be able to perform a geriatric assessment in 10 minutes.

 

FACULTY BIOSKETCH

Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc, DIC, FACP

Clinical Professor

Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Fredrick T. Sherman MD, MSc, DIC, FACP has been practicing, teaching, and writing about geriatrics for over three decades.  He has worked in geriatric practices and programs in academic, acute, fee-for-service, long-term, and managed care settings.  Dr. Sherman is the recipient of the first annual American Geriatrics Society’s Clinician of the Year Award in 1990.  He was honored as “Teacher of the Year” in 1983, 2000, and again in 2004 by the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he continues to teach medical students.  In 2001, he succeeded the late Robert N. Butler, MD as the Medical Editor of Geriatrics, a 63 year old, evidence based, clinical journal that addresses the health issues of middle-aged and older adults.  He is the author of over one hundred clinical publications spanning his interests in the education of health care professionals in geriatrics, systems of health care for the elderly and office-based, functional assessment including over eighty editorials in Geriatrics

In 2008, he received the prestigious Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism award, considered the Pulitzer Prize of the business press, for his editorials in Geriatrics.   From 2009-2014, he was the Chief Medical Officer for Community and Managed Care Services in ArchCare, formerly known as the Catholic Health Care System of the Archdiocese of New York.  

 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

It is the policy of ISSMS to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities.  All faculty members participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship.  Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices.  This information is available as part of the course material.

Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc, DIC, FACP

  • No Relevant Financial Relationship   

 

 

FACULTY BIOSKETCH

Shahla Baharlou, MD

Assistant Professor

Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Baharlou completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Medical Center in Queens.  She then completed her fellowship in Geriatric Medicine jointly at the University of Rochester and the Mount Sinai Medical Center and stayed on at Mount Sinai as a Clinician Educator.  Additionally, Dr. Baharlou is board certified in Geriatric Medicine.

Dr. Baharlou’s career interests and expertise include the evaluation and management of behavioral symptoms associated with dementia, management of depression in older adults, and medication management in the elderly.  She served as Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Liaison Service at the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the geriatric psychiatry inpatient unit from 2006-2008.  Her current focus is on developing and implementing models of care in outpatient geriatrics practice.  In collaboration with Geriatric Psychiatry, Dr. Baharlou has successfully implemented IMPACT: Improving Mood, Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment, an evidenced-based care model for treatment of depression in outpatient practice within Geriatrics practice.  She is currently an advisor to Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) practice in implementing IMPACT into their program.

Dr. Baharlou’s other areas of interest include intersection of geriatrics and EMR and improving geriatric and palliative care providers performance within Meaningful Use (MU) regulations.  She has been serving as the point person for the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the CDS (Clinical Decision Support) committee with Mount Sinai EMR system.   Dr. Baharlou is the representative for the department within Meaningful Use committee.

Dr. Baharlou’s national activities include serving as Co-Chair for the Geriatrics Task Force within the Society of General Internal Medicine (2015-2018). She served as Co-Chair for the Geriatrics Interest Group within the Society of General Internal Medicine from 2013-2015.

 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

It is the policy of ISMMS to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities.  All faculty members participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship.  Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices.  This information is available as part of the course material.

Shahla Baharlou, MD

  • No Relevant Financial Relationship  

 

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