Clinical Pearls from the UChicago Medicine Specialists of Geriatric Care

October 22, 2022
With an increasing number of older adults, experts agree that clinicians need skills beyond what is taught during training to adequately care for older adults in the community. The goal of this activity is to increase provider knowledge of geriatric topics.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the treatment of older adults.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the steps needed to provide age-friendly care;
  • Recall resources helpful in the screening and evaluation of dementia;
  • Discuss facts and myths about hospice care;
  • Consider risk factors for osteoporosis and who needs osteoporosis screening the most;
  • Describe how to screen for depression in a primary care setting and a nursing home setting;
  • Identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of depression in older adults;
  • State the special considerations in the evaluation and management of chronic pain in older adults.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Keka Cole
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/22/2022 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/22/2022 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

The agenda is subject to change.

Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about geriatric care at the University of Chicago via our website!
Contact Keka Cole via e-mail.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Catherine Paez via email at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Mohammed llyas Ahmed Khan, MD  Mohammed Ahmed Khan, MD
  Clinical Associate


Zachary Bean, MD  Zachary Bean, MD
  Psychiatry Resident


Lauren Jan Gleason, MD, MPH  Lauren Gleason, MD, MPH, AGSF
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rajesh K. Jain, MD  Rajesh Jain, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

Andrea J. Landi, MD  Justine Landi, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

Shellie Williams, MD  Shellie Williams, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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