Join UChicago Medicine Virtual Grand Rounds: Memory Loss, Caregiving, & Navigating Resources During a Pandemic

The UChicago Medicine Virtual Community Grand Rounds with Dr. Doriane Miller is tomorrow evening at 6pm. (This is designed to follow our March 5th WVON 1690AM UCM Community Health Hour radio segment – livestream recorded here on the March 5 post). (See agenda attached and below for speaker lineup).

Tomorrow, Thursday, March 17th, is the virtual Community Grand Rounds (CGR), “Memory Loss, Caregiving & Navigating Resources During a Pandemic”. The CGR will be from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Please make sure that you register for the Zoom as soon as you receive this notice. The link to register is below.


Welcome and Introduction of the Panel 6:00 PM Doriane Miller, MD, Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality, UChicago Medicine

Panel Discussion

6:05 PM – 6:15 PM Wendy Chen, MD, Geriatric Fellow, UChicago Medicine (Community Champion)Focus: What is memory loss and why does it happen?

6:15 PM – 6:25 PM Tessa Garcia McEwen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Dementia Practitioner for The Memory Center at UChicago Medicine, Department of Neurology

Focus: Your role in helping those with memory loss and navigating resources during a pandemic., Dementia Friendly Hyde Park

6:25 PM – 6:35 PM Clarita Bingley, Former Caregiver

Focus: Your experience being a caregiver

6:35 PM – 6:45 PM Cheryl Woodson, MD, Caregiver and Self Care Expert, Author

Focus:  How do you find balance while being a caregiver? Why is self-care important?

6:45PM – 6:55 PM Melvin Thompson, Executive Director, Endeleo Institute

Focus:  Carter G. Woodson Library and Dementia Services

Audience Discussion (Q&A)  6:55 PM – 7:20 PM

Audience Survey/Poll  7:20PM – 7:25 PM

Closing Remarks (Doriane Miller) 7:25PM

END 7:30PM

Last Updated on March 16, 2022

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