News and Announcements

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.

Read More

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

Read More

Community Aging Health Project Trainings at Riker’s Island and in Hawaii

February 19, 2015

The Community Aging Health Project (CAHP), directed by Dr. Brie Williams, and supported by the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation and Tideswell

Read More

2014-2015 Design Challenge Finalists

February 10, 2015

Eight finalists for the 2014 – 2015 Design Challenge to “Enable Personal Mobility across the Lifespan” have been announced! Tideswell

Read More

The Invisible Homebound: Setting Quality-Of-Care Standards for Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care

January 8, 2015

The National Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care Network, created by Christine Ritchie, MD with Dr. Bruce Leff from Johns Hopkins

Read More

Dr. Williams receives UC President’s Research Catalyst Award

December 15, 2014

Brie Williams, MD has received a University of California President’s Research Catalyst Award that will fund $300,000 for her project

Read More

Training Police Officers How to Assess Older Adults

December 4, 2014

Tideswell’s Community Aging Health Project and geriatrics trainings for police officers were highlighted recently in a SF Gate article, S.F. officers get training

Read More

New Buildings for Older People

November 10, 2014

“Just as green architecture and design came into being in response to the energy crisis of the late 1970s, we

Read More

Financial Elder Exploitation Panel Discussion

October 23, 2014

Tideswell at UCSF and the Institute on Aging hosted a panel discussion on financial elder exploitation for older adults and

Read More

Measuring the Quality of Palliative Care

October 13, 2014

There is a growing focus, nationally, on measuring the quality of palliative and end-of-life care.  In an article published in Medical Ethics

Read More

UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign in the School of Medicine

September 23, 2014

  UCSF School of Medicine’s new Bridges Curriculum redesign is transforming medical education to better prepare the 21st Century Physician

Read More

Geriatrics Training for Police Officers: Creating a Safer Community

June 21, 2014

“As the U.S. population ages, police are increasingly serving as the eyes and ears of the health care profession,” said UCSF

Read More

Caring for an Aging Population – Innovations in Geriatrics

About 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, and the number of seniors is expected to top 70 million by

Read More

Tips for Choosing Care for an Aging or Ailing Family Member

May 4, 2014

Hiring an in-home caregiver or home health aide may be a more amenable and less expensive solution for older adults

Read More

Diagnosing Dementia Early

May 2, 2014

“To diagnose [dementia] early is to give people a chance to be a part of planning for the future in

Read More

House Calls Are Making a Comeback

April 20, 2014

“House Calls Are Making a Comeback” states the aptly titled New York Times article, which discusses the reemergence of the

Read More

Dr. Williams’ Health Affairs article

March 19, 2014

  TidesWell Associate Director Dr. Brie Williams published an article titled “How Health Care Reform Can Transform The Health Of Criminal Justice-Involved

Read More

Loneliness in Older Adults

March 11, 2012

Loneliness has been found to cause serious health problems and even death, according to new research findings by Drs. Carla Perissinotto

Read More