Tideswell at UCSF focuses on one of the greatest needs in healthcare today – improving the quality of care for older adults at home with multiple illnesses and functional limitations. By focusing on the most actionable research, care models, and training programs for our aging population, we will make a disproportionate and positive impact on the cost and quality of healthcare.

How do you interact with older adults with needs?

As a healthcare provider

Physicians, trainees, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals

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Criminal justice and law enforcement professionals, banking and legal professionals

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As a Caregiver

Family members, friends, neighbors, and loved ones

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News & Announcements

Education Innovations Grants Awardees

The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators and Tideswell at UCSF are proud to announce three Education Innovations Funding awards for the

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Ageism in Healthcare Hurts Our Patients

Historically, scientific research has not focused on the needs and concerns of older adults or their caregivers. Older adults are

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The Impact of Intramural Grants on Educators’ Careers and on Medical Education Innovation

The UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators has published a study on the impact of intramural education grants.

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Why it Matters?


of Medicare beneficiaries have 2 or more chronic medical conditions

4 million

seniors living in the U.S. are homebound

44 million

family caregivers in the U.S. provide care for an adult over age 50

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