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After 17 years in Northern California, I headed south where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Riverside, in 1984 and promptly entered the private sector. A glutton for punishment, I returned for post-baccalaureate studies in Computer Science in 1987 after which I earned my Doctor of Medicine in 1991 from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University. Love called & romance blossomed, so I returned to the San Francis
Anil Minocha MD; FACP; FACG; AGAF is a nationally known physician with board certification in gastroenterology, internal medicine and nutrition. He is also fellowship trained in clinical pharmacology and medical toxicology. He has served in various capacities at different institutions including Director, Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS and Chief of Gastroenterology at the SIU school of medicine in Springfield, IL. n
Dr. Fischer is a family physician and geriatrician. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his geriatrics training at Wake Forest University. Dr. Fishers passion is to enhance his patients health by directing them to the most effective practical steps for aging well. He also wrote the guide How to Keep Mom (And Yourself) Out of a Nursing Home Seven Keys to Keeping Your Independence.
Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than doubled in the last 5 years. She is also the Vice Chair for Public Policy at the Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute where she previously served as Director for twelve years; Professor of G
Aviisha Sleep & Wellness Medical Institute educates patients and doctors about sleep disorders, weight loss, exercise, and more. Check our site for more info.
Eric Widera is a clinician-educator in the Division of Geriatrics. His main goal is to improve the care provided to elderly patients with severe chronic and/or terminal conditions through program development and educational innovations. Eric accomplishes this through various leadership roles, including Director of the Hospice & Palliative Care Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and Program Director for the Geriatrics Fellowship at UCSF. Eric received
I practice internal medicine with a focus on chronic disease and preventive medicine. I teach communication skills and motivational interviewing, and have been Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement guideline workgroup leader for treatment of myocardial infarction and preventive counseling. I am currently an assistant medical director for informatics- with interests in computer based ways to support and enhance medical practice. I also blog regularly about the features and benef
Dr. Lim attended the University of Sydney and went on to complete a residency program at New York University Downtown Hospital. He completed both a general preventive medicine and public health fellowship and a geriatric medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He later served as the Medical Director of the Erlanger Bledsoe Internal and Geriatric Medicine Clinic. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of