Course overview

Integrative Geriatrics: Baby Boomers Solution for Optimal Health

This course will cover key concepts of Integrative Geriatrics and discuss areas where the current system is failing. Clinical pearls in key domains will also be covered.

Mikhail Kogan, MD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2018 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour 15 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this presentation Dr Kogan will summarize the key concepts of Integrative Geriatrics. The detailed reasons of why US healthcare system is failing in providing high quality geriatric care will be reviewed, including explanation of stalling of life expectancy prolongation in US in contrast to the rest of the developed world. Dr Kogan will also review current integrative care utilization by people over 65 and the large need for integrative geriatric care as outlined by recent Transperancy Market Research report. Lastly few high yield clinical pearls will be reviewed providing practical, takeaway clinical points. In December 2017 Integrative Geriatric Medicine textbook was published by Oxford University Press, part of Andrew Weil Library Series. Dr Kogan, the chief editor of the textbook has been practicing Geriatrics and Integrative Medicine at George Washington University since 2007.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Describe how the concept of Integrative Medicine applies to the care of our elders
    • Identify the societal trends of utilization of integrative modalities in geriatrics
    • Utilize clinical pearls in key domains of geriatrics: Polypharmacy, UTI prevention and treatment.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Mikhail Kogan, MD

About Mikhail
Dr. Kogan is a leader in the newly established field of Integrative Geriatrics. He is the editor of the seminal textbook “Integrative Geriatric Medicine” published by Oxford University Press and is a frequent speaker at a variety of international conferences on a number of different integrative medicine topics. He is also widely published in several leading peer-reviewed journals in integrative medicine, geriatrics, and education.

Dr. Kogan currently serves as medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, associate director of the Geriatrics and Integrative Medicine Fellowships and director of the Integrative Medicine Track program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and works part-time faculty at the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, and GW Center for Aging, Health and Humanities.

In addition to his academic roles at GW University, Dr. Kogan serves on national boards and organizations including: the American Board of Integrative Medicine within the American Board of Physician Subspecialists (ABPS), ProCure Art, PlantMed, etc. Dr. Kogan is the founder and chair of the board of AIM Health Institute a non-profit organization in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area that provides integrative medicine services to low-income and terminally ill patients regardless of their ability to pay. Dr. Kogan is also the founder and Medical Director of MK Cognition Institute, a DC-based organization for helping patients with Alzheimer’s disease identify and correct underlying metabolic drivers with the intention of slowing or even reversing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Kogan not only has a busy clinical integrative and geriatric practice at the GW hospital, and the GWCIM and at MKCI, he also makes home visits.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.