Faculty Profile


Lauren Gleason
Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
lgleason@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Gleason is a geriatrician with an interest in multidisciplinary education and the study of novel models of geriatric care across acute settings including the emergency department, surgery, and hospital medicine. She has an interest in geriatric syndromes including falls, delirium, frailty, and polypharmacy. She has been an active member in the American Geriatrics Society and currently serves on the Public Education Committee. She is also an Associate Editor for Aquifer Geriatrics, the AGS National Online Curriculum for medical and health professions students.
 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gleason's clinical interests align with her academic interests including falls evaluations, care transitions, and delirium in hospitalized adults.
 

Publications

  • Gleason LJ, Escue ED, Hogan TM. Older Adult Emergency Department Pain Management Strategies. Clin Geriatr Med. 2018; 34(3):491-504
  • Gleason LJ, Benton E, Alvarez-Nebreda ML, Javedan H. Frail Questionnaire Screening Tool and Short-Term Outcomes in Geriatric Fracture Patients. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2017; 18(12):1082-1086.
  • Gleason LJ, Schmitt EM, Kosar CM, Tabloski P, Saczynski JS, Robinson T, Cooper Z, Jones RN, Marcantonio EM, Inouye SK. Adverse Events After Elective Surgery in Older Adults: Impact of Delirium and Other Major Complications. JAMA Surg. 2015;150(12):1134-40.
  • Gleason LJ, Mendelson DA, Kates SL, Friedman SM. Anticoagulation Management in Hip Fracture Patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014; 62(1):159-164.
  • Gleason LJ, Martinchek M, Long M, Rapier N, Hamlish T, Johnson D, Thompson K. An innovative model using telementoring to provide geriatrics education for nurses and social workers at skilled nursing facilities. Geriatr Nurs. 2019; S0197-4572(18)30635-9.
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Training

  • BS, 2005, Cornell University, Biology
  • MD, 2009, University of Buffalo School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2012, University of Rochester Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Fellowship, 2014, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess, Geriatric Medicine
  • Advanced Research Fellowship, 2015, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess, Geriatric Medicine
  • MPH, 2016, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Clinical Effectiveness