Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP, CMD
Dr. Dan Osterweil is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. He completed his fellowship in geriatrics at UCLA. Dr. Osterweil is the Emeritus-Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), which he founded. In 1982, Dr. Osterweil became board certified in Internal Medicine in Israel.
Dr. Osterweil co-authored two editions of Medical Care in the Nursing Home. He is the co-editor of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. In 2022 he authored a historical novel, The Orphans' Father. His areas of expertise include cognitive and functional assessment, management of dementia, continuous quality improvement in the nursing home, and risk adjustment. Dr. Osterweil is the Director of a training program entitled "Leadership and Management in Geriatrics" (LMG) and is Associate Director of the Multi-Campus Program in Geriatrics and Gerontology at UCLA (MPGMG). He is also the Co-Director of The UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatrics and Board review. Dr. Osterweil served as a Geriatric Consultant to SCAN for ten years before joining SCAN as Vice President and Medical Director of SCAN Health Plan. Dr. Osterweil led SCAN's senior-focused HealthCHEC-Comprehensive Health Evaluation centers among his many duties at SCAN. He retired from this position at the end of 2021 but continues to serve as a Geriatric Consultant to the CMO.
Dr. Osterweil discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.