Tuesday, March 21, 2023 12pm to 1pm
About this Event
“Ageism in America”
Jessica H. Voit, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
UT Southwestrn Medical Center
About Jessica Voit:
Jessica Voit earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan, where she served an additional year as Chief Medical Resident before returning to UT Southwestern for advanced fellowship training in geriatrics.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and geriatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.
Dr. Voit is the Founder and Director of Comets HELP, a program that aims to improve the care of hospitalized older patients while also providing a robust educational opportunity for pre-medical students. She has also led a spin-off program, Comets HELP Seniors at Home, in which she has student volunteers engage geriatric clinic patients who are at risk for loneliness, depression, boredom, and social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is passionate about improving the quality of care for older adults and reducing the rates of delirium.
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