Dr. Rosenberg has been active in geriatrics and care of the elderly since 1993. After completing his specialization in Community Medicine and a Diploma in Care of the Elderly, he worked as Director of a Geriatric Day Hospital in Winnipeg Manitoba. In 1997, he moved to Victoria BC to work as a consultant physician in […]
Dr. Rosenberg has been active in geriatrics and care of the elderly since 1993. After completing his specialization in Community Medicine and a Diploma in Care of the Elderly, he worked as Director of a Geriatric Day Hospital in Winnipeg Manitoba. In 1997, he moved to Victoria BC to work as a consultant physician in the regional community geriatric medical program. He left this program in 2003 to develop the Home Team Medical model of care, focusing on primary care for frail elderly people living in the community [...]
Besides his clinical work, he has an interest in evidence -based -care, health care planning and evaluation and has been involved in research. In 2011, he completed an evaluation of the impact of the this model of care on hospital utilization and mortality. This was presented in London England, at the BMJ, University of Oxford Evidence 2011 Conference. The paper has subsequently been published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society He was a co-investigator of the Victoria Geriatric Outcomes Evaluation Study, which was a sub-study of the National Evaluation of the Cost –Effectiveness of Home Care (Hollander and Chappel). He has been a co-investigator in clinical trials of drugs used to treat Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia. He also consulted to the State of Oregon for development of an electronic health record for community case management.
Dr. Rosenberg is committed to medical education and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Section of Community Geriatrics of the Dept. of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia. He is active in setting up curricula, a journal club and training medical students and residents. He has given public lectures, workshops and training sessions for physicians, other health care workers, and the general public about topics related to geriatrics and aging.
After qualifying as a physician in 1984, Dr. Rosenberg worked as a “Fly-In” doctor in remote aboriginal communities in Northern Manitoba and the Arctic for the J.A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit of the University of Manitoba. He holds a fellowship in Community Medicine and a Masters of Science in Community Health Sciences. He worked as Medical Officer of Health for the Aboriginal Communities in Manitoba publishing research related to the impact of sanitation and housing on communicable diseases on reserves. He is married, has two children and loves to cook,travel,golf and garden in his spare time.