Johns Hopkins geriatrician Colleen Christmas discusses how ageism in the health care setting can impact patients. Research shows a 7.5-year gain in life expectancy when views of aging are positive in health care settings. She encourages clinicians to be aware of the messages they may be sending to their older patients. Watch a longer version of this talk here.

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Colleen Christmas, M.D.

Colleen Christmas, M.D.

Director, Primary Care Leadership Track, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine

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