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    Shari LingShari Ling, M.D.

    Dr. Shari Ling currently serves as a Medical Officer in the Division of Chronic and Post-acute Care in the Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group of the Office of Clinical Standards at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Her dedication to the field of aging and the care of older adults is long standing.  She attended the University of Santa Clara, and while receiving her Major in General Humanities also received a concentration in Gerontology.  She then received her Masters’ in Gerontology, Direct Service from the Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, at the University of Southern California during which time she received an Administration on Aging Training grant.  She then served as the co-director of the Andrus Older Adult Counseling Center, after which time she attended Georgetown University School of Medicine where she graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She received her clinical training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Georgetown University Medical Center, followed by Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. She remained on faculty at Johns Hopkins for 5 years, after which she joined the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health in the National Institute on Aging as a Staff Clinician for 8 years to study human aging and age-associated chronic diseases.  She continues to serve as a part-time faculty member in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Maryland and enjoys seeing patients on a voluntary basis through the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Baltimore.

    Presentation

    Mechanisms to Promote High Quality End of Life Care

    Presentation Date

    Princeton Conference XVII: May 19, 2010

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