Investigator of the Month (April 2024): Dr. Stephanie Rogers

Dr. Stephanie E. Rogers is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics and is the Associate Chief of Geriatrics Clinical Programs. Her academic focus is in implementation science, geriatric program building, and quality improvement, particularly in the area of making hospitalization and transitions safer for older adults. Dr. Rogers is also […]

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Apply for JAMA Internal Medicine Editorial Fellowship Program

JAMA Internal Medicine recently announced its expanded Editorial Fellowship Program. Three early-career faculty in Internal Medicine will get the opportunity to participate in an immersive 1-year fellowship serving as a part of the team of editors at JAMA Internal Medicine. JAMA encourages applications from individuals with diverse clinical and experiential backgrounds, particularly those who are […]

Phillipe E. Vlisides, MD

Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorders and Putative Biomarkers

Contributed by Phillipe E. Vlisides, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI Background Perioperative neurocognitive disorders represent a major public health issue, particularly among aging surgical populations. In fact, the American Society of Anesthesiologists has launched a Brain Health Initiative with the aim of protecting and preserving brain health in older […]

Heidi Lindroth February 2024 NIDUS Investigator of the Month

Investigator of the Month (March 2024): Heidi Lindroth PhD, RN

Heidi Lindroth, PhD, RN, is a nurse scientist and practicing critical care nurse at Mayo Clinic. She is passionate about improving the care of critically ill, hospitalized older adults and reducing the worldwide burden of delirium. Although delirium is preventable, interventions are not readily accessible or designed for patients and family use. While recognizing and […]

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March 13, 2024 is World Delirium Awareness Day

World Delirium Awareness Day is an annual event that seeks to raise awareness about delirium and its impact. Hosted by the International Federation of Delirium Societies, the day highlights the importance of early recognition and intervention of delirium. It also spotlights the latest research, guidelines, and best practices for addressing delirium. The next World Delirium […]

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US Deprescribing Research Network 2024 Annual Meeting

The US Deprescribing Research Network’s 2024 Annual Meeting will be held in-person on May 15th in Boston, Massachusetts, alongside the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Annual Meeting. This highly interactive meeting is open to all with an interest in research that aims to improve deprescribing and medication use in older adults, and features tremendous opportunities […]

Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD

Investigator of the Month (February 2024): Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD

Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD, is a geriatrician and T32 Aging Research Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His medical education, Internal Medicine residency, and Geriatrics Fellowship were completed at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Brazil. His primary focus is geriatric hospital care research, with a particular emphasis on […]

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NAM Opens Applications for 2024 Catalyst Awards

The National Academy of Medicine is accepting applications for the 2024 cycle of its U.S.-based Catalyst Awards. The application period is open from January 29, 2024, through March 11, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST. Awardees will each receive a cash prize of $50,000 USD and become part of a global network of innovators with exclusive […]

Aging Initiative Feb 1 webinar

The AGING Initiative Hosts February 1 Webinar on Dyadic Research

The AGING Initiative is hosting a webinar entitled Dyadic Research in Older Adults Living with Chronic Conditions on Thursday, February 1 at 12pm ET. Join speaker Courtney Polenick, PhD (University of Michigan) and discussants Evan Plys, PhD (Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School) and Maria Pellerano, MA, MBA, MPH (Rutgers University) as they focus […]