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CADC Teaching Influences Medical Resident's Career Path

Shamala Kanchan, MD, Stanford-Palo Alto CADC

As part of my Stanford fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry in 1994 to 1996, I was fortunate to have an extended rotation at the Stanford-Palo Alto CADC.

CADC Mentorship Shapes a Medical Resident's Practice

John Daly, MD, UCSD-San Diego CADC Medical Director

I developed my interest in Geriatrics while rotating through the UCSD-San Diego CADC under the mentorship of Dr. Ed Jackson when I was a resident in Internal Medicine at UCSD.

Continuity of Care Invaluable for Supporting a Family's Caregiving

"A neurologist diagnosed my husband (AC) of 31 years with dementia in 2007, at the age of 64. The medical report stated that Alzheimer's Disease was the likely cause of the dementia.

Mindfulness of Our Diverse Communities Enhances Care

“May I take this opportunity to thank you from the bottom of my heart once again on behalf of our family for a job well done.

Interdisciplinary Team Education is Essential

I had an opportunity to work at the USC-Rancho/Los Amigos CADC as a collaborative partner through the Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter.

Interdisciplinary Team Training Inspires Medical Student

I had the great privilege of working alongside the clinicians and staff members of the UC Irvine CADC clinic during the summer of 2009.

Dedicated CADC Mentors Influence Career Goals

I am a graduate student in clinical psychology and completed one year of neuropsychology training at the UC Irvine CADC.

Broadening the Training of Health Professionals Using Innovative Methods

As California’s population grows and the number of people afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease increases, it is critical that we find new and innovative outreach methods to train our professional workfo

Promoting Healthy Aging Within Our Communities

With a focus on health issues that are of particular interest in the African American community, the Wellness Forum on Healthy Aging was held in April of 2009 and featured presentations on brain healt