Geriatrics Committee

                     Chair                                                       Co-Leader             
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                        Eran Metzger, MD                                    Anderson Chen, MD                 


2017 Geriatric Committee Report (Eran Metzger, MD, Resident Co-Leader Rachel Meyen, MD)
Dr. Eran Metzger assumed the role as chair of the Geriatrics Committee in the spring of this year replacing Dr. David Harnett who served as chair for 18 years.  In the past year, the Geriatrics Committee has presented lectures on Criminal Evaluations in the Geriatric Populations by Dr. Jacob Holzer, Prevention and Treatment Initiatives in Alzheimer’s Disease by Dr. Nancy J. Donovan, Seth Gale, Gabriella Ruiz, Ketamine Infusion in the Treatment of Depression by Dr. Bruce Kaster, and Harnessing State of the Art Technology for Geriatric Psychiatric Care by Dr. Ipsit Vahia.  Next month Dr. Metzger will provide a presentation on Medical Ethics Issues in Long Term Care.  The Committee will continue to hold bi-monthly meetings featuring scholarly presentations, legislative updates, and opportunities for networking.