Medical Director of UC San Diego Health’s Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit, Dr. Vaishal Tolia will tell us about the new 8,500 square-foot, 11-bed emergency care unit for seniors –one of eight similar units in the country on December 10. The Unit opened its doors on January 2, 2019 and features interior design elements to address safety (e.g., non-slip floors, side chairs with high backs and sturdy arms); lighting (e.g., increased light levels) and lighting that is adjusted according to circadian rhythm), tunable LED lights and use of daylight; acoustics (e.g., sound-absorbing walls, full height walls to reduce noise levels to other patients) and more.
Tuesday, December 10
Free, open to all. Please RSVP 858.459.0831
Reception 5-6 PM, Lecture & Q&A 6-7pm.