Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics/Aging and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree with honors in Nutritional Science at Cornell University and began her career in health care as a Registered Dietitian. She went on to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and to complete residency and fellowship training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Gillespie is Associate Chief of Staff for Geriatrics & Extended Care and Medical Director of the Community Living Center at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. She is also a Lead Physician of their Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care and Patient safety programs. She is Chairperson of AMDA’s House of Delegates and Chair of the Society’s Workgroup on Telemedicine.