News and Announcements

Emerging Leaders in Aging Program Welcomes 2017-2018 Cohort to Cavallo Point

January 11, 2018

Tideswell/AGS/ADGAP Emerging Leaders in Aging 2017 – 2018 welcomed 16 scholars, esteemed senior advisors who serve as small-group leaders, and

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Call for Applications: Emerging Leaders in Aging Program 2018-2019

October 3, 2017

The Tideswell at UCSF/AGS/ADGAP Emerging Leaders in Aging Program is excited to announce the opening of its “Call for Applications”

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Physicians as Advocates for Human Dignity: Compassionate Release Policy Reform

September 1, 2017

Tideswell’s Brie Williams published an article in the AMA Journal of Ethics about Compassionate Release Policy reform, which argues that

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New Study Shows PREPARE Helps Older Adults Make Care Choices

August 17, 2017

Tideswell’s Rebecca Sudore and the PREPARE team published some exciting research results in the May 2017 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Tideswell at UCSF launches a new video series “Conversations with Caregivers”

July 12, 2017

Tideswell at UCSF launched its new video series “Conversations with Caregivers” – practical advice from real family caregivers who care

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Tideswell’s Deborah Barnes shares the success of her PLIÉ Program: Improving Function & Quality of Life in Vets with Dementia

June 28, 2017

Tideswell’s Senior Investigator Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH developed the following video pitch about her program called PLIÉ: Prevention of Loss

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Evidence-Based Compassionate Release Policies for Seriously Ill Prisoners

February 9, 2017

Brie Williams and Cyrus Ahalt of Tideswell’s Criminal Justice Aging Project write about compassionate release policies for prisoners in a

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Tideswell’s Brie Williams and Her Work With Older Prisoners is Featured

January 11, 2017

Dr. Brie Williams is interviewed about her work lobbying for compassionate release programs for non-threatening older or sick prisoners.  She calls

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Portola & Excelsior Family Connections: Pedestrian Safety Project

March 1, 2016

Family Connections, with support from Tideswell at UCSF, created a video to demonstrate pedestrian safety methods. The video aims to improve

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Tideswell’s Brie Williams Quoted in the New York Times

January 14, 2016

Dr. Williams is an expert in correctional health and has called for a national commission to address the compassionate release

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Tideswell’s Deborah Barnes to Present at the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Conference

October 23, 2015

Senior Investigator Dr. Deborah Barnes will present her work on PLIÉ: Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise at the 2015

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Pilot Grant Awardees Announced

September 9, 2015

Tideswell at UCSF is excited to announce the recipients of two pilot awards to advance the care of older adults

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The CAHP offering SFVAMC police officer trainings

September 4, 2015

The Community Aging Health Project (CAHP), which is supported by Tideswell at UCSF and the Langeloth Foundation, develops geriatrics trainings

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“Critical Skills for Effective Leadership in Aging” accepted by AGS Program Committee!

Submission of “Critical Skills for Effective Leadership in Aging”, for the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society

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Drs. Anna Chodos, Jessica Eng, and Emily Finlayson Received Excellence in Teaching Awards!

Anna Chodos, M.D. , Jessica Eng, M.D. , and Emily Finlayson, M.D were selected for the prestigious Academy of Medical

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Marielle Bolano, Brie Williams and Cyrus Ahalt Receive Grant to Teach Geriatrics to Medical Students

September 3, 2015

Marielle Bolano, a medical student at the University of California Davis School of Medicine (UCDSOM) and a former Research Assistant

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How Academic Medicine and Correctional Facilities Can Forge Progress Together

September 1, 2015

Tideswell Associate Director, Dr. Brie Williams, discusses opportunities for academic medicine to interface with the criminal justice system in a new

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A Feature on UCSF’s Care at Home Program

July 31, 2015

Tideswell at UCSF has collaborated with Dr. Helen Kao to share a day in the life as a Housecalls doctor.  Dr.

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Patient-Centered Models of Care: Closing the Gaps in Physician Readiness

June 25, 2015

  Drs. Anna Chang and Christine Ritchie published an article: “Patient-Centered Models of Care: Closing the Gaps in Physician Readiness”

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Tideswell Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit Winners

June 12, 2015

Tideswell and the UCSF Division of Geriatrics are excited to announce the fifth annual Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit open to

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Drs. Williams and Brown receive Special Commendation from the The San Francisco Board of Supervisors

May 29, 2015

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will be honoring the Brie Williams, MD and Rebecca Brown, MD with a special commendation

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Monitoring Mom and Dad

May 20, 2015

Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH, Director of Tideswell, was quoted in the recent article “Monitoring Mom and Dad – Children use

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Program for the Aging Century, UCSF Geriatrics Division

More Seniors, Fewer Geriatricians: Shifting Demographics Pose Challenges for Medical Education

May 7, 2015

With geriatrics already one of medicine’s underrepresented subspecialties, the coming demographic shift poses enormous challenges for the future of medical

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Deb Barnes to Give Keynote at Alzheimer’s Association Retreat

May 6, 2015

On Thursday, May 14th Deb Barnes, Senior Investigator of Tideswell at UCSF, will deliver the Opening Keynote on PLIE: Preventing Loss

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Research Pilot Grant Awardees Announced

April 24, 2015

Tideswell at UCSF is excited to announce the recipients of three pilot funding awards to improve care for vulnerable older adults:

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Design Challenge Winners Announced!

April 14, 2015

The finals for the Stanford Center on Longevity’s Design Challenge took place on Thursday April 9th, 2015, hosted in collaboration with

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Education Innovations Grants Awardees

March 23, 2015

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

March 18, 2015

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

March 17, 2015

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

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How can criminal justice systems from police to probation address the medical and social needs of elderly prisoners?

March 10, 2015

Cyrus Ahalt, MPP and Brie Williams, MD, MS published an invited blog entry for the London-based Penal Reform International’s expert

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