Geriatrics-Palliative Care

Experts share real cases, offer practice tips, and discuss the latest research in geriatrics and palliative care medicine.

Tales From Geriatric Practice

Mark E. Williams, MD

  • Tragic End to a Fairytale: The Case I Wish I Could Rewrite A patient of mine who had Parkinson's disease and depression called me at home. She needed a next-day appointment. I made her one. But I wish that I'd done more.
  • Serotonin Syndrome? Not So Fast, Sherlock My patient's confusion and tremors persisted after her serotonergic meds were stopped. Then I asked her husband when she was last like her old self, and the diagnosis became clear.

Evidence & Clinical Insights

William H. Hung, MD, MPH

Mark E. Williams, MD Mark E. Williams, MD Emeritus Ward K. Ensminger Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Attending Physician, Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina

William H. Hung, MD, MPH William H. Hung, MD, MPH Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY