Trailblazing Topic in Gerontology: Get Fit for Surgery: The UCSF Surgery Wellness Program for Older Adults


In this talk Jenny Broering, PhD, MPH, RN, Program Director of the the UCSF Center for Surgery in Older Adults will discuss the "Surgery Wellness Program (SWP)" launched in February 2015 which aims to transform the delivery of surgical care in the elderly. The goal is to inform care improvement in older surgical adults by identifying, refining, and standardizing best practices in surgical care for older adults.