CASE-BASED WORKSHOPS

(subject to change)
Available from September 19 – November 1, 2023

Addressing Total Pain: The Role of Interdisciplinary Teams

Rabbi Max Zev Reynolds, BCC, MA
Palliative Care Chaplain
The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Joshua Lasseigne, RN, BSN, CHPN
Nursing Clinical Specialty Coordinator/Triage Coordinator
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

An Overview of Cirrhosis for Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medical Providers

Dr. James Crismale

James Crismale, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine, Liver Diseases
Specialties Liver Medicine Liver Transplantation
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Christopher Woodrell

Christopher Woodrell, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Anemia

Dr. Ryan Holstead

Ryan Holstead, MD
Hematology and Medical Oncology
New York Cancer and Blood Specialists

Annual Wellness Visit

Dr. Audrey Chun

Audrey K. Chun, MD
Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Vice Chair
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Outpatient Services
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Fiorella Perez

Fiorella Perez, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Specialties Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine
Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai West
Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Rebecca Masutani, MD, MHA
Geriatric Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

Anorexia, Cachexia & Weight Loss

Omar Amir, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

Anxiety

Priya Krishnasamy, MD
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Queens, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai West

Approach to Decision Making for Patients Who Lack Capacity

Dr. Ayla Pelleg

Ayla Pelleg, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Palliative Care Consult Services
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Terry Altilio, LCSW,, APHSW-C
Palliative Social Work Consultant
New York, NY

Atrial Fibrillation

S. Andrew McCullough, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Education
Associate Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship
Associate Director, Graphics Laboratory
Weill Cornell Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Balance & Vertigo

Maura K. Cosetti, MD
Director, Ear Institute, New York Eye and Ear of Mount Sinai
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
– Head and Neck Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Basic Opioids 101

Laurel Hansen, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

BPH & Prostate Cancer

Rollin Say, MD 
Assistant Professor of Urology
Sol and Margaret Berger
Department of Urology
New York Cancer and Blood Specialists

Buprenorphine for pain

Dr. Caitlyn Kuwata

Caitlyn Kuwata, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

CAD Management: Cardiac and Perioperative Risk Assessment

Newsha Ghodsi, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Cardiology, and Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Capacity Assessment

Dr. Judith Neugroschl

Chemotherapy Related Toxicity and Oncologic Complications

Dr. Cardinale Smith

Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief Quality Officer, Cancer Services
Mount Sinai Health System
Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement
Tisch Cancer Institute
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Clinical Well-Being and Resilience: Pre-COVID, Through the Pandemic, and Beyond

Christie Mulholland, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Associate Director of Well-being
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Complementary Therapies for Patient and Self Care

J.D. Elder

J.D. Elder, MA, LMT
Coordinator of Complementary Therapies
Licensed Massage Therapist / Professional Mindfulness Teacher
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Deborah Matza, RN, MPH, C-IAYT
Certified Yoga Therapist
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Constipation & Fecal Incontinence

Dr. Brijen Shah

Brijen J. Shah, MD, AGAF
Associate Professor of Medicine
GI, Geriatrics, and Medical Education

COPD & Asthma

Dr. Patrick Chae

Patrick M. Chae, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dermatology

Caroline Halverstam, MD
Chief of Dermatology, Jacobi Medical Center
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Diabetes Overview

Dr. Emilia Liao

Emilia Liao, MD
Northwell Health Physician Partners
Endocrinology at 59th Street
Associate Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Diagnosis and Evaluation of Peripheral Vascular Disease

Daniel K. Han, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Mount Sinai Division of Vascular Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

Falls

Mikail Kamal, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Family Meetings

Dr. Carl Philippe Rousseau

Carl-Philippe Rousseau, MD
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Feeding & Swallowing Disorders

Dr. Benjamin Tweel

Benjamin C. Tweel, MD
Medical Director and Assistant Professor
Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Foot Diseases & Disorders

Dr. Bryan Markinson

Bryan C. Markinson, DPM
Chief, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
The Leni and Peter W. May Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Frailty

Dr. Fred Ko

Fred Ko, MD, MSCR
Associate Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Framework of 5M’s

Dr. Ravi Ramaswamy

Ravishankar Ramaswamy, MD, MS
Co-director, Ambulatory Care - Geriatrics Clerkship
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Associate Professor & Director of Medical Student Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Geriatric Assessment Tools

Dr. Vanessa Rodriguez

Vanessa Rodriguez, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics Fellowship Director
Integrated Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Co-director
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH
Professor
Departments of Emergency Medicine and
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Dr. Martine Sanon

Martine Sanon, MD
Director of Inpatient Geriatric Medicine Clinical Services
Brookdale Dept. of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Geriatric Nephrology & Renal Palliative Care

Dr. Maya Rao

Maya Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine @ CUIMC
Chronic Kidney Disease Program Director, Division of Nephrology
Chief, Medical Service
NYP-Allen Hospital

Geriatrics and Palliative Care in the Nursing Home

Dr. Stephanie Le

Stephanie Le, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medicine, Hospital Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Grief, Bereavement & Psychosocial Issues in Covid Times

Ankita Mehta, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jane Knowles

Jane Knowles, MPH, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Hazards of Hospitalization

Dr. Martine Sanon

Martine Sanon, MD
Director of Inpatient Geriatric Medicine Clinical Services
Brookdale Dept. of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Hematological Malignancies

Dr. Adriana Malone

Adriana Kaczaraj Malone, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Director, Hematology/Oncology & BMT Fellowship Programs
Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology) & Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

HIV/AIDS in Older Adults

Dr. Angela Condo

Angela Condo, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Home Care

Dr. Sonica Bhatia

Sonica Bhatia, MD
Director of Education
Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Emily Samuels, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine &
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Hypertension

Dr. Mary Ann McLaughlin

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology
Associate Professor of Population Health Science and Policy
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Infectious Disease: Pneumonia, UTI’s & C-Dif

Michael P. Mullen, MD
Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Director, Institute for Advanced Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Interventional Pain

Dr. Stelian Serban

Stelian Serban, MD
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai West
Mount Sinai Beth Israel, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Low Back Pain

Dr. Soo Kim

Soo Kim, MD
Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
Pain Management
Mount Sinai Hospital

Management of Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Melinda S. Lantz, MD
Assistant Professor
Vice Chair
Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Management of Heart Failure

Johanna Paola Contreras, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FHFSA
Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease),
Cardiology (Heart), Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology

Managing Aortic Stenosis, Mitral Regurg & Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Tara Naib, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Cardiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Medical Marijuana: It’s “High” Time We Review the Evidence

Joanna Chen, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
Professor
Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Chair in Palliative Care
Chief, Division of Palliative Care
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Models of Care at Home: Hospitalization at Home & Palliative Care at Home

Janeen Marshall, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Musculoskeletal Medicine

Deborah Pacik, MD MPH

Nutrition/Hydration in Serious Illness

Cynthia X. Pan, MD, FACP, AGSF
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine
Designated Institution Official (DIO) & Director of Graduate Medical Education (GME)
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Robert Crupi, MD
Medical Director, Palliative Care Services
Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Medicine Department
New York Presbyterian Queens
Flushing, NY

Older Drivers, Tough Conversations

Phil Solomon, MD
Director -  Geriatrics Edu.& Clinical Integration AP
Director, North Shore University Hospital
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
North Shore University Hospital

Oncology: Breast, Lung & Colon Cancers

Felice LePar, MD, MPH
Staff Physician
Abington Hematology Oncology Associates
Alliance Cancer
Willow Grove, PA

Oral Care for Older Adults: A Frequently Overlooked Issue

Dr. Miriam Robbins

Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, DABSCD
Director
Care Center for Persons with Disabilities
Professor
Clinical Oral Medicine and Clinical Restorative Dentistry
Penn Dental Medicine

Ortho Co-Management

Dr. Yuji Yamada

Yuji Yamada
Geriatric Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West Hospitals

Osteoporosis

Dr. Se-Min Kim

Se-Min Kim. MD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director for Translational Research
The Mount Sinai Bone Program
Division of Endocrinology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Department of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Other Billing Opportunities: ACP, Chronic Disease Management, Critical Care

Dr. Emily Chai

Emily Chai, MD
Professor
Brookdale Dept of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Vice Chair
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Inpatient Services

Dr. Audrey Chun

Audrey K. Chun, MD
Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Vice Chair
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Outpatient Services
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Overview of Gynecological Malignancies: Clinical Presentation and Treatment Options

Vishal Gupta, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology Oncology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Pain Management (Advanced): PCA & Methadone Use

Dr. Mollie Biewald

Mollie Biewald, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Eugene Choi, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West
Mount Sinai St. Lukes, Mount Sinai Union Square

Palliative Care Emergencies

Dr. Cardinale Smith

Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief Quality Officer, Cancer Services, Mount Sinai Health System
Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement, Tisch Cancer Institute
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Palliative Care for ALS

Dr. Elizabeth Lindenberger

Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD
Deputy Director
Fellowship Training
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Palliative Radiation Therapy

Dr. Kavita Dharmarajan

Kavita V. Dharmarajan, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Brookdale Department of Palliative Medicine and Geriatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Patient Priorities

Claire Davenport, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Senior Medical Director ArchCare Senior Life
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Perioperative Management

Kelly Cummings, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Physiological Changes in Aging

Omar Amir, MD, MS
Medical Director, Age Friendly Acute Care Unit, Mount Sinai Morningside
Assistant Professor,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Refractory and End-of-Life Depression

Dr. Gary Kennedy

Gary J. Kennedy, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Education
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Fellowship Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Renal Palliative Care: Defining the Role of Kidney Supportive Care

Emily Lu, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine, Nephrology
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Rheumatology

Dr. Leslie Kerr

Leslie Dubin Kerr, MD
Professor of Medicine & Geriatricis
Icahn School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine & Geriatrics
Director, CAM Rheumatology Clinics
Division of Rheumatology

Screening for Dementia

Dr. Veronica Rivera

Veronica Rivera, MD
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Family Medicine & Community Health
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Sleep Disorders

Vaishnavi Kundel, MD

Surgical Emergencies

Linda P. Zhang, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Global Surgery
Department of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Hospital

Symptom Management II: Hiccups, Pruritus, Xerostomia, Fatigue and Bowel Obstruction

Dr. Kinga Kiszko

Kinga B. Kiszko, DO
Associate Program Director, Geriatrics Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Telehealth: Barriers and Utilization

Dr. Julia Fryman

Julia Fryman, MD
Graduate Student
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Veronica Rivera

Veronica Rivera, MD
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Family Medicine & Community Health
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Thyroid Disease

Dr. Maria Skamagas

Maria Skamagas, MD
Assistant Professor
Attending Physician
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disease; Department of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

Transitions of Care

Debora Afezolli, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Urinary Incontinence

Dr. Eileen Callahan

Eileen H Callahan, MD
Associate Professor | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Dr. Christine Chang

Christine Chang, MD<br Associate Professor | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

Use of Adjuvants for Pain Management

Dr. Vanessa Rodriguez

Vanessa Rodriguez, MD
Assistant Professor
Geriatrics Fellowship Director
Integrated Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Co-director
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Using Digital Technology for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Older Adults

Dr. Allen Andrade

Allen D. Andrade, MD, DM (Lon), MRCP (UK)
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Staff Physician
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Withdrawal of Non-Beneficial Treatments While Maintaining Care

Jennifer Fung, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wound Care

Harvey Himmel

Harvey N. Himel, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY