2019 Fall Summit Program Faculty
Our faculty is comprised of a distinguished group of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, academicians, and other experts who will present topics highlighting new evidence-based care as well as care processes and procedures aimed at enhancing safe patient care practices in the post-acute and long-term care setting.

2019 Fall Summit Program Faculty

Debra Bakerjian, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN, FAANP
Senior Director for NP/PA Clinical Education and Practice; Associate Adjunct Professor,
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA

Flora Y. Bessey, Pharm.D., BCGP
Pharmacist, Milpitas, CA

Jason Close, BS, RRT

Product Manager, Dignity Health Telemedicine Network, Sacramento, CA

Michelle Eslami, MD, FACP, CMD
Chief Medical Officer, Rockport Healthcare Services; Professor of Medicine;
Associate Chief of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Services, Division of Geriatrics,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

David Farrell, MSW, LNHA
Senior Director, The Green House Project, Berkeley, CA


Robert Gibson, PhD, JD

Senior Clinical Psychologist; Edgemoor DPSNF, Santee, CA

Ashkan Javaheri, MD, CMD
Geriatrician, Mercy Medical Group – Dignity Health Medical Foundation;
Head of the Geriatric Division, Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Davis School of Medicine,
Sacramento, CA

Jay Luxenberg, MD
Chief Medical Officer, On Lok; Program Faculty Geriatric Care and Outcomes,
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF, San Fransisco, CA

Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP, CMD

President, Medical Director at Scan Healthcheck Assessment Center;
Medical Director/VP, SCAN Health Plan; Professor of Medicine,
Associate Director Multi Campus Program in Geriatrics & Gerontology,
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC
Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care; Emeritus Editor, Caring for the Ages; 
Chair, President-Elect and Public Policy Committee, AMDA; President & CEO,
Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Indira Subramanian, MD
Director, SouthWest PADRECC VA Parkinson Disease Center of Excellence; 
Health Sciences Full Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, UCLA

Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD

CALTCM President, Los Angeles, CA

Kerry Weiner, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Officer, Care Connect MD