Grand Rounds

“The Other Great Dementia Breakthrough”

Presenter: David Reuben, MD

February 27, 2024
11 am – Noon (PST)
Join us for the inaugural GEAR 2.0 Grand Rounds webinar by Dr. David Reuben and learn about the critical intersections of dementia and emergency care.

Learning objectives:
  1. To know the core elements of comprehensive dementia care.
  2. To understand the benefits that comprehensive dementia care can provide, including effects on ED utilization.
  3. To learn how research on care delivery can influence health care policy and payment.

About David Reuben, MD

David Reuben, MD, is director of the Multicampus Program in Geriatrics Medicine and Gerontology, Archstone Foundation chair, and professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program. Dr. Reuben sustains professional interests in clinical care, education, research, and administrative aspects of geriatrics. He completed a PCORI methodology grant to determine and measure patient and caregiver goals in dementia. In 2018, he was awarded a multi-site PCORI- and NIA-funded pragmatic trial to compare the effectiveness of health system-based dementia care versus community-based dementia care versus usual care. Dr. Reuben was co-chair of the 2020 National Research Summit in Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and their Caregivers and is a member of the National Advisory Council on Aging for the NIA.