Tag Archives: Geriatrics

STEEEP Huddle: S is for ‘Timely’ – Senior Navigation Line

  This week’s STEEEP Huddle topic— submitted by Clarice Grant, Social Worker, MLH Senior Navigation Line — focuses on an important resource for seniors and their caregivers:  Main Line Health’s Senior Navigation Line. By referring your patients or colleagues, you … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Lankenau Medical Center – July 21, 2017

July 21: Medicine Grand Rounds Vasculitis, Brian F. Mandell, MD, The Cleveland Clinic; Auditorium, 8-9am July 28: Medicine Grand Rounds Osteoporosis-New Insights for 2017, John Bilezikian, MD, Presbyterian Hospital; Auditorium, 8-9am September 16: Clinical Gems Conference Highlighting Osteopathic Medical Education; … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Riddle Hospital – July 21, 2017

July 21: Medicine Grand Rounds Vasculitis, Brian F. Mandell, MD, The Cleveland Clinic; Video Conference Room I, 8-9am (broadcast live from Lankenau Medical Center) July 28: Medicine Grand Rounds Osteoporosis-New Insights for 2017, John Bilezikian, MD, Presbyterian Hospital; Video Conference … Continue reading

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Senior Care Line available to staff and the community

The Senior Care Line, a free Main Line Health resource for seniors, their families, friends and caregivers, is now broadly available to the community and was recently featured in an “Art of Aging” segment on 6ABC. The program began as … Continue reading

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Norma Padron, PhD, co-authors abstract in Population Health Management on Geriatric Mental Health

Norma Padron, PhD., Associate Director of the Center for Population Health Research at LIMR, is a co-author of “Telementoring Primary Care Clinicians to Improve Geriatric Mental Health Care,” an abstract that appeared in the January 20, 2017 issue of Population … Continue reading

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Lecture on Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

  On November 11, Thomas E. Lawrence, MD, System Medical Director of Geriatric Medicine and Long Term Care, and Grace Wummer, RN, System Director of Patient Care Coordination, will present a lecture on Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment and Community … Continue reading

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Firas Saidi, MD, named President-Elect of Pennsylvania Society for Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine

  Firas Saidi, MD, System Chief, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Main Line Health, has been named President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Society for Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine (PMDA).  Dr. Saidi will become president after two years, and … Continue reading

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MLH advances Senior Services program with appointment of System Director

  Main Line Health is establishing a new Senior Services program to ensure that seniors in the western suburbs have access to the necessary resources and are provided with coordinated care in the appropriate setting across the entire continuum.   … Continue reading

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Dr. Saidi named Section Chief, Geriatrics

  Submitted by Lawrence L. Livornese Jr. MD FACP, FIDSA, Dorrance H. Hamilton Chairman, Department of Medicine   Firas Saidi, MD, has been appointed the System Section Chief of Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine, effective March 5, 2015.  As Section Chief, he will help the … Continue reading

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Thomas Lawrence, MD, named System Medical Director, Geriatric Medicine and Long-Term Care

Submitted by Andy Norton, MD, Chief Medical Officer I am very pleased to announce that Thomas Lawrence, MD, CMD, has accepted the position of System Medical Director of Geriatric Medicine and Long-Term Care at Main Line Health, effective immediately. Dr. … Continue reading

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