Event: Health Care and Medical Management

THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

HEALTH CARE & MEDICAL MANAGEMENT

Older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities have unique health care needs and are at greater risk for developing certain health issues related to aging. This presentation will describe common health issues and barriers to health care experienced by aging adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Down syndrome.

Topic: Health Care and Medical Management for Aging Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Presenter: Dr. Gerard Kerins*
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, 270 Farmington Avenue – Building Four, Suite 181, Farmington, CT 06030

*Dr. Gerard Kerins, M.D., F.A.C.P from the UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) will be offering this medical management presentation. Dr. Kerins is the Associate Chief of Geriatrics for Education at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale Medical School. In addition, he is the Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine as well as the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Please register for this training by Wednesday, May 22nd at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedicalManagment5-29 

For more information, please contact Gabriela Freyre-Calish at: freyre@uchc.edu, or call 860-679-1563.

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