Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP, Msc Ed., CMD
Professor of Medicine at UCLA, completed a geriatrics fellowship at UCLA and former Vice President and Medical Director of SCAN Health Plan. He is the Emeritus-editor in chief of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), which he founded. He is a member of the editorial board of Caring for the Ages. Dr. Osterweil co-authored two editions of Medical Care in the Nursing Home, is the co-editor of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, and has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His areas of expertise include cognitive and functional assessment, management of dementia, continuous quality improvement in the nursing home.
Dr. Osterweil is the Director of the Leadership and Management in Geriatrics (LMG) course and is Associate Director of the Multi-Campus Program in Geriatrics and Gerontology at UCLA (MPGMG). Dr. Osterweil served as geriatric consultant to SCAN for many years prior to joining SCAN full time. Among his many duties at SCAN, Dr. Osterweil leads SCAN’s senior-focused HealthCHEC-Comprehensive Health Evaluation Centers operations.