Choosing Wisely for Older Adults in Primary Care

Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS

Associate Professor


Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
UW School of Medicine

 Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Give an overview of the Choosing Wisely Campaign
  • Highlight five principles from Choosing Wisely for Older Adults that are relevant to primary care and review the evidence behind each
  • Apply the Choosing Wisely evidence to actual patient cases

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]