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This session, we feature an exciting speaker, Dr. Christine Ritchie, to hear about an intersection of two of her specific clinical interests, geriatric medicine and palliative care. Dementia is now estimated to affect five million adults older than 65 years of age, with a predicted tripling of that number within the next 4 decades, clearly indicating that developing optimal practice patterns for this patient population is of the utmost importance.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
December 7, 2021

It’s Time to Reconstruct Dementia Care

Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH
Kenneth L. Minaker Chair in Geriatrics
Professor of Medicine
Director of Research, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Mongan Institute Center for Aging and Serious Illness
Massachusetts General Hospital

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