Sharon A. Brangman, MD, (she/her) has decades of experience working in geriatrics. She is currently a SUNY distinguished service professor and inaugural chair of the Department of Geriatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, director of the Upstate Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, and Medical Director of the Transitional Care Unit on the Upstate Community Campus.
Dr. Brangman’s presentation will review the impact of ageism in the setting of academic medical centers with a focus on our missions of clinical care, education, and research. We will discuss approaches for addressing ageism so that we can improve care for our older patients.
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Sharon A. Brangman, MD, (she/her) is a graduate of Syracuse University and earned her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. She completed internship, residency, and geriatric fellowship programs at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. She is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Brangman is a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor and is the Inaugural Chair of the Department of Geriatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Prior to this appointment, she had been the Division Chief of Geriatrics for 20 years. She founded the geriatrics fellowship program and served as its director for over 30 years. Dr. Brangman is director of the Upstate Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, is also Medical Director of the Transitional Care Unit on the Upstate Community Campus. Dr Brangman was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Geriatrics Society for ten years, and completed terms as President and Chair of the Board. She also served as President and Chair of the Board of the Association of Geriatric Academic Program Directors.
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