Dr. Gurvich, is a geriatric clinical pharmacologist. She has fostered interprofessional collaboration between physicians and pharmacists throughout her career and is continuing to develop a teaching model to integrate pharmacy and medical education. Dr. Gurvich received a PharmD from the USC School of Pharmacy and a B.S. in biology from USC. She completed a geriatric pharmacology residency at USC at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center.


Presentation Title:
"Drug Prescribing For Older Adults"



To provide updated information on how to use medications safely and effectively in older patients.



  • Review strategies which identify and avoid polypharmacy
  • Apply the 2019 Beers Criteria in patient care
  • Develop strategies of application of the Beers criteria to clinical practice