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Vistas Webinar: Geriatric Medicine with Louise Aronson
October 22, 2021 , 11:30 am – 1:00 pm PDT
Normally, Avenidas Village offers free monthly Vistas programs that are intended for members only, but this Friday’s program is of such importance to all older adults that we are opening the event up to include non-members.
We are thrilled to present Dr. Louise Aronson, a nationally recognized expert and author of the New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimaging Life about the subject of geriatric medicine.
About the Speaker
Louise Aronson is a practicing geriatrician and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). A graduate of Harvard Medical School, she has served as director of the Northern California Geriatrics Education Center, the UCSF Pathways to Discovery program, and currently leads the campus-wide Health Humanities and Social Advocacy Initiative. She has received awards including California Homecare Physician of the Year, the Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine, and American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year. Her scholarly articles have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Health Affairs, Medical Education, Academic Medicine, Medical Teacher, JGIM, STAT News, Annals of Internal Medicine, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and JAMA. She lives on one of San Francisco’s fourteen steep hills with her family.
How to Participate
Non-members will need to register in order to receive the link to this event, but there will be no “sales pitch” about Avenidas Village. It is just an educational event that we want to share so you can experience some of the quality programming that Avenidas Village members enjoy regularly.