News & Highlights

Stephanie Cheng, MD Receives Mount Zion Health Fund Grant

Stephanie Cheng, MD received a grant from the Board of Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Community...

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Theresa Allison, MD, PhD Guest-Edited A Double Issue of the Journal of Folklore Research

Theresa Allison, MD, PhD, Daniel Reed and Judah Cohen guest-edited a double issue of the Journal of Folklore Research dedicated to the role of music...

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Theresa Allison, MD, PhD Invited to Speak at the Society of Ethnomusicology in the 21st Century

Theresa Allison, MD, PhD was invited to speak at the Society for Ethnomusicology pre-conference "Soundings: Public sector ethnomusicology in the 21st...

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Calendar

May
03

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Abstract and Presentation Review Session in Preparation for AGS 2017 San Antonio Conference
VA Medical Center, Building 1, 3rd Floor Conference Room (309B) 8:15AM - 9:30AM

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May
17

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Dr. John Newman
VA Medical Center, Building 1, 3rd Floor Conference Room (309B) 8:15AM - 9:30AM

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May
24

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Paula Span - "Making Friends with Enemies of the People" (New York Times Journalist, The New Old Age)
4:00PM - 5:00PM

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May
31

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Dr. Laura Petrillo and Dr. Alex Smith
VA Medical Center, Building 1, 3rd Floor Conference Room (309B) 8:15AM - 9:30AM

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Education & Training

Our mission is to improve the care of older patients locally and nationally through outstanding teaching and design of innovative curricula. We train physicians and other health professionals from first year students to seasoned clinicians in settings ranging from classroom to clinic and hospital to home.



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Patient Care

Patient Care

We are specialists who provide person-centered medical care that reaches older persons where ever they need it--in hospitals, clinics or in their homes. Dignity, independence and choice are the focus of every healthcare decision.

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Research

Research

Our research is grounded in a deep respect for older persons, and a commitment to improving their health, well-being, and quality of life. Our commitment extends to all older persons across the spectrum of the aging experience.

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Innovations

The Division of Geriatrics fosters healthcare transformation by finding new ways to improve the health of older persons. The projects listed below are examples of what the Division is currently working on:

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Giving

Donations play a vital role in sustaining our Mission.

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