513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94118
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe the case for geriatrics leadership within a healthcare system
- Elucidate strategies in disseminating geriatric principles throughout a healthcare system
- Discuss challenges in patient selection for clinical geriatrics programs
Jessica Eng, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). A graduate of Harvard College and the Boston University School of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine residency and geriatric fellowship at Boston Medical Center. She is a graduate of the VA Quality Scholars program. She is a board certified geriatrician and internist.
Dr. Eng’s main research and education interests are the development and implementation of healthcare team that apply geriatric principles to adults with complex serious illnesses. She is particularly interested in using primary care panel management of complex adults, interprofessional team care, and home-based care to improve patient-centered outcomes.