Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Living with Heart Disease in Old Age: Shifting Priorities of Care for Older Cardiac Patients”



Date
February 2, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Daniel E. Forman, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chair, Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Divisions of Geriatrics and Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center;
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease increases with age and it is endemic in the rapidly expanding population of older adults. Older adults with CVD have distinctive needs, and quality of CV care can be improved with strategies that address the idiosyncrasies pertaining to old age.