Aging

On behalf of the Association of Specialty Professors (ASP) and the National Institute for Aging (NIA), a workshop on Solid Organ Transplantation in Older Adults was held in January 2012. The ‘white paper’ summarizing the needs and conclusions of the conference is listed here.

Aging workgroup focuses on health literacy, transitional care/medication understanding for the senior population, assisting older adults in ability to understand complex medication regimens and improve patient knowledge, adherence, and health outcomes in the elderly.

TEAM LEADER:

Lee Lindquist, MD, MPH, MBA
  • Associate Professor
    Departments of Medicine – General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

10 MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Smith AK, Ladner D, McCarthy EP. Racial/ethnic disparities in liver transplant surgery and hospice use: parallels, differences, and unanswered questions. The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 2008;25(4):285-91