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Didactic Series

The UW Division of Geriatrics, VA Madison GRECC and ADRC are pleased to present  the Geriatrics Didactic Series.  The series is intended to provide educational opportunities and updates on the latest findings both within the division and globally within the field of geriatrics and aging research.

The series consists of a variety of learning opportunities including:

  • Grand Rounds - These sessions are intended to present cutting edge research within the field of geriatrics.  In addition, they may review clinical problems in geriatrics by focusing on current or interesting cases.
  • ADRC Seminars - The ADRC (Alzheimer's Disease Research Center) presents the most high-impact case studies and research directly relevant to Alzheimer's diseases diagnosis, treatment and prevention in these sessions.
  • ADRC Case Conferences & Geriatric Case Conferences
  • Journal Club - These sessions are intended to provide a forum for discussion of new research within the field of geriatrics.  The presenter will provide critical appraisal of an article and the data presented to facilitate discussion.

The Didactic Series is offered during the academic year from September - May on Tuesdays from Noon - 1:00 pm.

2017/2018 Didactic Series

Date Series Presenter Topic Location
9/12/17 Grand Rounds Nicole Pulia, PhD Feeding & Swallowing HSLC 1248
9/19/17 ADRC Seminar TBA   HSLC 1248
10/3/17 Case Conference

Shahriar Salamat, MD, PhD

10/10/17 Grand Rounds Emily Guerard, MD Geriatric Oncology HSLC 1248
10/17/17 ADRC Seminar TBA   HSLC 1248
10/24/17 Journal Club Kristen Pecanac, PhD & Mary Wyman, PhD Decision-making Involving Persons with Dementia (study review and feedback session) HSLC 1248
11/7/17 Case Conference TBA   HSLC 1248
11/14/17 Grand Rounds Bill Ehlenbach, MD ICU Delirium/Cognition HSLC 1248
11/28/17 Journal Club TBA   HSLC 1248
12/5/17 Case Conference Shahriar Salamat, MD, PhD CPC HSLC 1248
12/12/17 Grand Rounds Ann Braus, MD Contrasting Models of Care HSLC 1248
12/19/17 ADRC Seminar TBA   HSLC 1248


The UW Division of Geriatrics also offers weekly core lectures and bi-monthly geriatric psychiatry colloquiums.  Subscribe at if you would like to be added to the e-mail list promoting these events.