Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“The Need for More Evidence in Dementia Palliative Care: A Call to Action”

Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, FACP, FAAHPM
Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor in Clinical Translational Research and Aging
Division of Geriatrics
Department of Medicine
UC San Francisco School of Medicine



  • Describe the need for research in dementia palliative care,
  • Review current research to date,
  • Identify research gaps in dementia palliative care,
  • Reflect on how as a research and clinical community we can expand the dementia palliative care evidence base.


  • Planners: Lawren VandeVrede, MD, PhD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr.  Ritchie has stated that she has no relevant relationships to disclose.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered January 2019 through June 2019. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

NOTE: You must sign in to qualify for CME Credit

Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience. This activity is not commercially supported.

Friday, January 18 at 8:00am to 9:00am

Rock Hall, Pottruck Auditorium, RH 102
1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Grand Rounds


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


neuroscience, neurology, geriatrics


Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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