Featuring: Katie Drago, MD
Northwestern Medicine Geriatrics Grand Rounds welcomes guest, Katie Drago, MD, from Oregon Health Science University, to share the Journey to Age Friendly. This innovative model of care incorporates geriatric assessment to inform chronic kidney disease management and dialysis decision-making conversations.
Katie Drago, MD is originally from California and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2011 with her medical degree. She completed residency in Internal Medicine in 2014 and fellowship in Geriatric Medicine in 2015 at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr Drago joined the OHSU Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics in 2015 to develop and run the Inpatient Geriatrics Program, providing consultative geriatrics care for hospitalized older adults in partnership with medical and surgical providers. She has worked as an acute care geriatrician for 7 years.
Dr. Drago’s academic interest is in systems improvement focused on the care of hospitalized older adults. She has worked to improve the care for adults with delirium, standardize safe prescribing practices and enhance the care of older adults with acute fragility fractures. Dr Drago also spearheads OHSU’s Age Friendly Health Systems program, member of the Equity in Age Friendly Health Systems task force and has been a featured speaker in multiple action communities run through the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
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Katie Drago, MD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.
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