News & Highlights

Dr. Edgar Pierluissi, panelist in the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid in SFGH

Edgar Pierluissi, M.D was invited to serve on a distinguished panel ( Alain Enthoven, Andrew Bindman, and Elaine Wong Eakin) commemorating the 50th...

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Dr. Rafael Romo Interviewed for Modern Healthcare

Rafael Romo, PhD, RN was interviewed for Modern Healthcare about the new CMS experiment of offering concurrent hospice + non-hospice care. It will...

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Lauren Hunt Published a Manuscript in JAGS

Lauren Hunt, graduate student in UCSF School of Nursing, published a manuscript in JAGS about the prevalence of pain in a national sample of...

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Calendar

Aug
05

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Dr. Nienke Bleijenberg
SFVAMC Bldg.1 Rm.309B Geriatrics Conference Room

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Aug
26

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Dr. Jennifer Lai
SFVAMC Bldg.1 Rm.309B Geriatrics Conference Room

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Oct
21

Geriatrics Works in Progress

Dr. Victoria Tang
SFVAMC Bldg.1 Rm.309B Geriatrics Conference Room

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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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