Geriatrics Didactics Schedule

Geriatrics Didactics Schedule

Geriatrics fellows have the opportunity to teach family medicine residents at our Geri Didactics Lecture Series. This occurs about four times yearly and covers central clinical topics in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Residents from Swedish Family Medicine – First Hill as well as Swedish Family Medicine – Cherry Hill attend this conference series. 

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Didactics Topics
October 2012 – June 2014
Updated 8/22/12 by ACH


October 23, 2012 (Geri 6) – at Cherry Hill

  • Dementia
  • Vision Loss and Hearing Loss
  • Geriatric Depression

January 22, 2013 (Geri 1) – at First Hill

  • Medicare Wellness visits
  • Osteoporosis and falls
  • Osteoarthritis

April 23, 2013 (Geri 2) – at Cherry Hill

  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Home visits
  • Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders

July 23, 2013 (Geri 3) - at First Hill

  • Palliative Care and the Hospice Benefit
  • Death with Dignity Act
  • Documenting decisions: DPOA and POLST

October 22, 2013 (Geri 4) – at Cherry Hill

  • Preventive care in geriatrics
  • Polypharmacy and the Beer’s List
  • Pain Management in Palliative Care

January 21, 2014 (Geri 5) – at First Hill

  • Grey and Gay: LGBT care in Geriatrics
  • End of Life Conversations
  • Vision Loss and Hearing Loss

April 22, 2014 (Geri 6) – at Cherry Hill
3D’s of Geriatric psychiatry:

  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Delirium

(topics left off the list this round: Aging of HIV, Sexual Changes with Aging)