July 27, 2016

Successful Second Zazove Lectureship Takes On Sleep in Aging Populations


Drs. Philip Zazove, Earl Zazove, Alon Avidan

Philip Zazove, M.D., the George A. Dean, M.D. Chair of Family Medicine, Earl Zazove, M.D., and Alon Y. Avidan, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Earl Zazove traveled from Chicago to attend this lecture He enjoyed the opportunity to listen to Dr. Avidan and meet many Department faculty. 



Alon Y. Avidan, M.D., M.P.H. visited the Department as the second speaker in the Drs. Earl and Louise Zazove Lectureship in Family Medicine on July 13th

Dr. Alon Avidan Gives Lecture
Dr. Alon Avidan gives a lecture during Grand Rounds. 

Dr. Avidan is a professor of neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles and director of both the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center and the UCLA Neurology Clinic. His lecture, entitled, “Sleep Disturbances in Older Age: What Lies Beneath?” was informative, dynamic and well-received by the Department faculty, residents, students and outside guests.

“It was a fabulous lecture with many new insights into sleep problems of the elderly.  I was especially pleased to see the size of the crowd, particularly the large number of medical students and residents, who  were brought up to date on this important  new medical knowledge,” said Dr. Earl Zazove.

During his time in Ann Arbor, Dr. Avidan also met with Family Medicine’s residents and faculty with U-M’s Sleep Disorders Center


Dr. Earl Zazove Meets Dr. James Botsford

Dr. Earl Zazove meets special guest of the Department, James Botsford, M.D. Dr. Botsford’s practice in Chelsea became the Department’s first clinic when he sold it to the University in 1978. The two doctors enjoyed discussing their history and family medicine's evolution.