Dr. Jerald Winakur

ETHICAL CAREGIVING IN AGING AMERICA

Past Lectures

2013-2014

Speaker, University Round Table, “Creative Resilience in Aging,” Oak Hills Country Club, March 20, 2013.

Keynote Address, Texas Guardianship Association, San Antonio, Texas, “Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me?” April 26, 2013.

Speaker/Panel Discussant, American Geriatrics Society, “Dad’s Legacy:  Advocating for Policy Change Through Narrative,” Grapevine, Texas, May 3, 2013.

Speaker, 2013 Summer Institute in Aging, “Creative Resilience in Dementia,” University of Texas Health Science Center, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, June 25, 2013.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, August 2, 2013.

Keynote Speaker, Texas Medical Directors Assn/Texas Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, “Resilience:  Strategies for Successful Aging,” Westin Galleria, Dallas, Texas, August 9, 2013.

Speaker, UTSA Scholarship Reception, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, “A Donor’s Story,” October 2, 2013.

Speaker, Texas Chapter American College of Physicians, Annual Scientific Meeting, Westin La Cantera, “My Patients, My Father, Myself:  Writing My Medical Life,” San Antonio, Texas, November 15, 2013.

Panel Discussant, Texas Chapter American College of Physicians, Annual Scientific Meeting, Westin La Cantera, “The Art and Craft of Op-Eds and Narrative Essays,” San Antonio, Texas, November 15, 2013.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, July 31, 2014.

Speaker, “Teaching Medicine Through Literature in the ‘New Paradigm,’” The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, September 12, 2014.

Speaker, 2014 Aging Summit, “Harnessing Creative Resilience to Bolster the Aging Brain,” University of Texas Health Science Center, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, Geriatric Research and Education Center, Airport Hilton, San Antonio, Texas, September 19, 2014.

 

2005-2012

Reading:  University of Texas San Antonio, Creative Writing Series, September 30, 2005, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  Ethics Presentation, “The Doctor-Patient Relationship:  When the Patient is a Family Member,” Methodist Healthcare System, October 24, 2005, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  Presentation, Family Medicine Geriatrics Group, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, October 27, 2005.

Keynote Speaker:  Presentation, AAHSA House of Delegates Town Hall Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 6, 2005.

Panelist: Ethics Forum, AAHSA Annual Meeting, November 10, 2005, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  UTSA Academic Advisory Council, November 17, 2005, “What Are We Going To Do With Dad?”

Speaker: Geriatrics and Gerontology Grand Rounds, December 1, 2005, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  University of Texas, Afternoons at The Chancellor’s House (Bauer House Series):  Conversations for the Incurably Curious:   “We Wanted Longevity.  We Got It.  Now What Do We Do With It?”  January 15, 2006, Austin, Texas.

 Speaker: Christian Senior Services, Meals on Wheels Association of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, March 2, 2006.

Guest Lecturer:  UTSA, “The Principles of Medical Ethics:  Lessons from Frankenstein,” March 27, 2006.

Keynote Speaker, The Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture Series, Allegheny College, April 5-8, 2006.

Speaker:  Wilford Hall Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Prosthodontic Residency Program, A Geriatrician Meditates on End-of-Life Care, April 26, 2006.

Speaker:  The Trust Company, Aging Parents Seminar:  “A Geriatrician Meditates on Elder Care in America,” San Antonio, TX, May 31, 2006.

Keynote Speaker:  Gardens at Calvary Conference, Keynote Address: A Geriatrician Meditates on End-of-Life Care, June 8, 2006, Columbus, Georgia.

Keynote Speaker:  HomeShare Vermont, The National Shared Housing Resource Center, Keynote Address, June 12th 2006, Burlington, Vermont.

Keynote Speaker:  Community Health Improvement, Fletcher Allen Health Care, “What To Do With Dad:  Vermont Solutions,” Burlington, VT, June 12, 2006.

Keynote Speaker: Case Managers Society of America National Convention, Address: A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America, June 16, 2006, Dallas, Texas.

Keynote Address:  The Not Forgotten Coalition, San Antonio, TX, October 14, 2006,  “A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America.”

Keynote Speaker:  Barbara Bell Lecture Series, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, October 23, 2006, “What Are We Going To Do With Dad:  A Field Guide to Aging.”

Speaker:  The Silver Summit, Schmiedling Center for Senior Education, Bella Vista, AR, November 4, 2006.

Speaker:  Trinity University, Friends of Hospice Annual Spring Program:  “Providing Comfort, Integrity and Dignity At The End Of Life—Medical, Ethical, Legal and Spiritual Considerations”, March 31, 2007, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  UTHSCSA, “On Becoming A Doctor Series,” The Center of Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” August 20, 2007.

Keynote Address, Meals on Wheels Association of America Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, August 29, 2007.

Keynote Address, 2007 Conference on Aging, sponsored by the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System and the South Texas Geriatric Education Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, August 24, 2007, “Ethical Issues in End of Life Care.”

Speaker:  The Rotary Club of San Antonio, “What Are We Going To Do With Dad?:  A Geriatrician Meditates on Caregiving in Aging America,” September 12, 2007.

Speaker:  Commencement Address, October 12, 2007, The San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.

Speaker:  Utah Aging Alliance Spring Convention, Salt Lake City, “Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” March 6, 2008.

Speaker:  South Texas Geriatric Education Center, The Waterford at Thousand Oaks, “The Role of a Facility Ethics Committee in Decision-Making at the End of Life,” May 7, 2008.

Speaker:  UTHSCSA, “On Becoming A Doctor Series,” The Center of Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” August 18, 2008.

Keynote Speaker:  M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, Celebration of Medical and Science Writing, “My Patients, My Father, Myself:  Writing My Medical Life,” November 16, 2008.

Speaker:  University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “Memory Lessons:  A Doctor’s Story,” January 22, 2009.

Speaker:  Maimonides Society, San Antonio, Texas, “Memory Lessons,” February 9, 2009.

Keynote Speaker:  American Medical Directors Association (AMDA), Annual Convention, Charlotte, N.C., “How My Father’s Dementia Changed My Life,” March 6, 2009.

Keynote Speaker: The Texas-New Mexico Hospice Organization Annual Conference, “Memory Lessons:  The Power of Story in Ethical Caregiving,” San Antonio, Texas, April 9, 2009.

Keynote Speaker:  St. David’s Health Foundation, Austin, Texas, “A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” May 1, 2009.

Speaker:  Texas Geriatric Society Address, Texas Medical Association Conference, Austin, Texas; “Memory Lessons:  Writing My Medical Life,” May 2, 2009.

Speaker:  The Elizabeth McGown Training Institute at Morningside Ministries, San Antonio, Texas, ”The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” May 6, 2009.

Speaker:  Alzheimer’s Association, San Antonio, Texas, “A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” May 28, 2009.

Keynote Speaker:  Hill Country Cares/Senior Cares, Family Caregiver Conference:  “Transparency in Caregiving,” Kerrville, Texas, “Memory Lessons:  A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” June 3, 2009.

Speaker:  The Forum at Lincoln Heights, San Antonio, Texas, “A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” June 10, 2009.

Speaker:  The Towers at Park Lane, San Antonio, Texas, “Memory Lessons:  Growing Old Gracefully in America,” June 17, 2009.

Speaker:  UTHSCSA, “On Becoming A Doctor Series, MSI Ethics Module,” The Center of Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Study in Beneficence,” August 19, 2009.

Speaker:  Alamo Heights Rotary Club Address, San Antonio, Texas, “Death Panels and The Advance Directive,” September 8, 2009.

Discussant:  Ethics Night, “The Medical Ethics Discussion Society” at The University of Texas Health Science Center, “Assisted Suicide,” September 17, 2009.

Keynote Address:  Austin Area Caregiver’s Alliance, “Striking a Balance Caregiver Conference,” Austin, Texas, “Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” September 12, 2009.”

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Study in Beneficence,” The University if Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, August, 19, 2009.

Panel Member: Fact vs. Fiction:  Key Issues in Health Reform, Presenter and Discussant on End of Life Care Panel Sponsored by Health Affairs, The National Press Club and C-Span, August, 2009.

Speaker:  Congregation Israel, San Antonio, Texas, “Doctors, Patients, and the Fifth Commandment,” September 18, 2009.

Keynote Address: Narrative Matters at 10: Reviewing The Decade, Extending The Reach, Health Affairs Conference:   “The Power of Story: Dad, Dementia, and Me,” The Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia, September 25, 2009.

Speaker:  Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester/New York Medical College, Medical Grand Rounds, “Memory Lessons: A Geriatrician’s Tale,” October 2, 2009.

Speaker: Gemini Ink Community Talk Series: “End of Life Issues,” San Antonio, Texas, October 11, 2009.

Poetry Reading:  University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of English and Creative Writing, Poetry Reading, Plaza Club, San Antonio, Texas October 14, 2009.

Speaker: University of Texas at San Antonio, “Author Speak” Series, “The Power of Story:  How My Father’s Dementia Changed My Life,” October 26, 2009.

Keynote Address:  Morningside Ministries Annual Donor Conference, San Antonio, Texas, “A Primer on Medical Ethics and The Care of Our Elderly,” San Antonio, Texas, November 5, 2009.

Speaker:  Gerontological Society of America, Annual Meeting, “Creativity and Dementia,” Atllanta, GA, November 19, 2009.

Keynote Address:  The Milbank Memorial Fund, The Reforming States Group Central Regional Meeting, “Care at Life’s End: The Unintended Consequences Of Health Policy In America,” The St. Anthony Wyndham Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, December 2, 2009.

Keynote Address:  Foundation for Women’s Resources–Leadership Texas Annual Meeting: “The Brain: A User’s Guide for Texas Leaders,” Austin Downtown Omni Hotel, Austin, Texas, January 16, 2010.

Keynote Address: The Masters Leadership Program Alumni Association Health Care Event:  “The Power Of Stories: Unintended Consequences In Health Care,” The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, January 27, 2010.

Speaker/Discussant:  The University of Texas at San Antonio, Great Conversations, “Do the Medical Humanities Have a Place in Medical Education?”  at The Institute for Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX, February 23, 2010.

Keynote Address, The Texas Conference on Aging, “Care at Life’s End:  The Unintended Consequences of Health Policy in America,” Kerrville, Texas, March 22, 2010.

Speaker:  UTHSCSA, “On Becoming A Doctor Series,” The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Role of the Physician in Society,” April 6, 2010.

Faculty: Narrative Medicine Workshop in Association with Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons Program in Narrative Medicine, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX, April 8-9, 2010.

Keynote Address:  Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization, “Care at Life’s End:  A Geriatrician’s Tale,” San Antonio, Texas, April 9, 2010.

Speaker:  University of Texas at Austin, Chancellor’s Council 43rd Annual Spring Symposium, Discovery Session: “Memory Lessons:  A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, April 30, 2010.

Speaker:  Reflective Writing Workshop in Narrative Medicine, Joint Presentation with Phillip Lopate, Community Service Learning Initiative, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, May 6, 2010.

Guest Speaker:  Morningside Ministries’ ‘Ask the Geriatrician Series:  “A Geriatrician Meditates on Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” The Elizabeth McGown Training Institute, San Antonio, Texas, May 26, 2010.

Address: The Boerne Optimist’s Club, “The Unintended Consequences of Health Policy in America,” Boerne, TX, June 4, 2010.

Presenter: Chronic Illness Panel, A Joint Presentation at the UTHSCSA Medical and Nursing School, “The Experience of Chronic Illness:  A Case Presentation,” August 27, 2010.

Speaker: The Fellowship of San Antonio Book Club, “Memory Lessons,” September 14, 2010.

Featured Speaker: University of Iowa Annual Health Policy Conference—“Rebalancing Healthcare in the Heartland:  Enhancing Geriatric Care Across Iowa,” “A Doctor’s Case for Providing Geriatric Care,” Des Moines, Iowa, September 30, 2010.

Speaker/Seminar Leader:  Sol Center, San Antonio, Texas, Seminar Series: “My Patients, My Father, Myself:  Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” October 4, 11, 18, 2010, 7-9 p.m.

Guest speaker: San Marcos Texas Public Library End of Life Speakers Series, “What To Do About Dad?” October 7th, 2010.

Speaker:  Regent Care Center of San Marcos, “Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” San Marcos, Texas, October 8, 2010.

Speaker:  San Antonio Health Collaborative, San Antonio Health Literacy Initiative Annual Conference, “Ethical Caregiving in Aging America:  Challenges and Opportunities,” San Antonio, Texas, October 8, 2010.

Keynote Speaker:  Missouri Hospital Association’s 88th Annual Convention, “The Road Ahead: Transforming Health Care,” “Memory Lessons:  A Doctor’s Story,” November 4, 2010.

Speaker:  Medical Grand Rounds at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Texas, “What Are We Going To Do With Dad?:  The Power of Story in Ethical Caregiving,” November 12, 2010.

Speaker:  Address to Family Practice Residency Program:  The University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, Texas, “The Role of Physician in Society,” November 12, 2010.
Speaker:  Alzheimer’s Association, 9th Annual Candlelight Remembrance Service, University of the Incarnate Word, “Discovery Outlook Lecture:  An Update on Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease,” November 30, 2010.

Presenter: Chronic Illness Panel, A Joint Presentation at the UTHSCSA Medical and Nursing School, “The Experience of Chronic Illness:  A Case Presentation,” January 14, 2011.

Speaker:  “Caring for an Aging Parent,” The Haven and the Laurels CCRC, San Antonio, Texas, February 9, 2011.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “Caring for the Patient,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, February, 18, 2011.

Keynote Speaker:  “Mental Issues in Aging” at the “Stay Healthier Longer Seminar,” The University of Texas Health Science Center, Laredo, Texas, March 4, 2011.

Keynote Speaker:  The Alzheimer’s Association of San Antonio, Doctor’s Day Celebration, “A Tribute to Dr. James Speights,” March 30, 2011.

Speaker:  Friends of Hospice San Antonio, Annual Spring Program, “Planning for the Rest of Your Life:  Legal, Medical and Spiritual Aspects,” April 5, 2011.

Speaker, Piccolo Spoleto, Charleston, South Carolina Public Library Series:  “My Father, Myself:  Creative Resilience in Aging,” May 31, 2011.

Speaker and Panel Discussant, “Religious and Secular Approaches to Suffering and Healing,” The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Health Science Center, October 24, 2011.

Presenter: Chronic Illness Panel, A Joint Presentation at the UTHSCSA Medical and Nursing School, “The Experience of Chronic Illness:  A Case Presentation,” October, 2012.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “Caring for the Patient,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, February, 18, 2012.

Speaker, The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, Advisory Board Presentation, “Medicine Through Literature and the Power of Story,” Methodist Hospital Ministries, February 27, 2012.

Speaker, Primary Care Week, Geriatric Interest Group, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “The Role of a Geriatrician,” March 22, 2012.

Keynote Speaker, “Issues in Healthy Aging Conference,” School of Health Professions, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “My Father and Me:  Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” March 23, 2012.

Speaker, Trinity University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, “You’ve Worked Hard:  Now What?” San Antonio, Texas, May 11, 2012.

Speaker, Geriatric Grand Rounds, Audie Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, “Creative Resilience in Aging,” May 17, 2010.

Presenter: Chronic Illness Panel, A Joint Presentation at the UTHSCSA Medical and Nursing School, “The Experience of Chronic Illness:  A Case Presentation,” October, 2012.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “Caring for the Patient,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, February, 18, 2012.

Speaker, The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, Advisory Board Presentation, “Medicine Through Literature and the Power of Story,” Methodist Hospital Ministries, February 27, 2012.

Speaker, Primary Care Week, Geriatric Interest Group, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “The Role of a Geriatrician,” March 22, 2012.

Keynote Speaker, “Issues in Healthy Aging Conference,” School of Health Professions, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “My Father and Me:  Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” March 23, 2012.

Speaker, Trinity University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Induction Ceremony, San Antonio, Texas, May 11, 2012.

Panelist, Medicine Research Day, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, “Geriatrics and Health Care Reform: How Can Research Improve Care?”  May 15, 2012.

Speaker, Geriatric Grand Rounds, Audie Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, “Creative Resilience in Aging,” May 17, 2012.

Speaker, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing, San Antonio, Texas, “Resilience,” July 20, 2012.

Speaker, “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “Caring for the Patient,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, August 3, 2012.

Plenary Speaker, 5th Annual Mid-America Institute on Aging Conference, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, “Portrait of My Father:  Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” August 10, 2012.

Guest Lecturer, “My Patients, My Father, Myself:  Caregiving Issues in Aging America,” A Three-Part Training Series for Health Care Professionals, Sponsored by Porter Loring Mortuaries, San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 20, 2012:  “The Experience of Illness, Narrative Medicine and the Challenges of an Aging America”; Oct. 4, 2012:  “Basic Medical Ethics and Case Studies”; Nov.1, 2012:  “Selected Topics in Aging: Mental Issues in Aging, Pain and Suffering, Resilience in Aging.”

Speaker, Community Bible Church, San Antonio, Texas, Senior Life Seminar, “Resilience in Aging,” October 20th, 2012.

Keynote Speaker, Minneapolis/St. Paul Senior Workers Association 38th Annual Conference, “Ethical Caregiving in Aging America,” Oct. 25, 2012.

Guest Lecturer, University of Texas at San Antonio, “Frankenfolks and the Rise of Ageism,” November 5, 2012.

Speaker, University Round Table, “Creative Resilience in Aging,” Oak Hills Country Club, March 20, 2013.

Keynote Address, Texas Guardianship Association, San Antonio, Texas, “Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me?” April 26, 2013.

Speaker/Panel Discussant, American Geriatrics Society, “Dad’s Legacy:  Advocating for Policy Change Through Narrative,” Grapevine, Texas, May 3, 2013.

Speaker, 2013 Summer Institute in Aging, “Creative Resilience in Dementia,” University of Texas Health Science Center, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, June 25, 2013.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, August 2, 2013.

Keynote Speaker, Texas Medical Directors Assn/Texas Geriatric Society Annual Meeting, “Resilience:  Strategies for Successful Aging,” Westin Galleria, Dallas, Texas, August 9, 2013.

Speaker, UTSA Scholarship Reception, College of Liberal and Fine Arts,“A Donor’s Story,” October 2, 2013.

Speaker, Texas Chapter American College of Physicians, Annual Scientific Meeting, Westin La Cantera, “My Patients, My Father, Myself:  Writing My Medical Life,” San Antonio, Texas, November 15, 2013.

Panel Discussant, Texas Chapter American College of Physicians, Annual Scientific Meeting, Westin La Cantera, “The Art and Craft of Op-Eds and Narrative Essays,” San Antonio, Texas, November 15, 2013.

Speaker:  “On Becoming A Doctor Series” of The Center For Medical Humanities and Ethics, “The Experience of Illness:  A Walk in My Shoes,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, July 31, 2014.

Speaker, “Teaching Medicine Through Literature in the ‘New Paradigm,’” The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, September 12, 2014.

Speaker, 2014 Aging Summit, “Harnessing Creative Resilience to Bolster the Aging Brain,” University of Texas Health Science Center, Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, Geriatric Research and Education Center, Airport Hilton, San Antonio, Texas, September 19, 2014.

 

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