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Ageism in 2022: Why Does it Matter?

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Marianne Klugheit, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor; Medical Director of Inpatient Geropsychiatry Unit at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS)
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Klugheit grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and did her Psychiatric training at the University of Pennsylvania. She became board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry in 1995 and came to Tucson in 2002. She is in charge of the inpatient consultation service at SAVAHCS, as well as the Geropsychiatry Inpatient Unit. She is proud to say that the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship program is doing extremely well and that they have graduated three new faculty since beginning and have two excellent fellows this year. 

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goal of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives
  • Why does ageism matter?
  • Social/economic/medical results of ageism
  • How does ageism differ from other types of discrimination?
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 12:00pm
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Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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