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A Mind in Splints: What it is like to be a person living with dementia

Jason Karlawish, MD
Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy & Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Penn Memory Center
Co-associate Director, Penn Alzheimers Disease Research Center


  • Describe how dementia is understood as a disorder of the mind.
  • Predict how, for patients and caregivers, the theory of the extended mind can organize and guide how to live with dementia.
  • Illustrate how caregiving delivers mind support that utilizes creativity, design and technology.


  • Planners: Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; Andrew Breithaupt, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Jason Karlawish, MD, has stated he has no 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. Credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered from January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2023. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

Questions? Email Andrew Breithaupt, MD, at

Attendees must register for this event. Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience with a terminal degree. This activity is not commercially supported.

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