News & Highlights

Carla Perissinotto Quoted in New York Times article

Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS's research is quoted in a New York Times article entitled "The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health". Read article...

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Drs. Rogers, Witt and Megan Rathfon Lead Holiday Caroling in Parnassus ACE Room

Geriatrics fellow Leah Witt, MD, ACE coordinator Megan Rathfon, RN, and ACE Medical Director Stephanie Rogers, MD led holiday caroling in the ACE...

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Thanks, Mom & Dad!

Watch PREPARE For Your Care’s new one-minute video encouraging people of all ages to start the conversation around advance care planning. Help us...

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Calendar

Jan
03

Geriatrics Works in Progress

SGIM Abstract Review
VA Medical Center, Building 1, 3rd Floor Conference Room (309B) 8:15am - 9:30am

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Jan
24

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Jennie Chin Hansen, MS
TBA 4pm - 5pm

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Feb
28

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Mindy Fain, MD
TBA 4pm - 5pm

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Mar
28

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Stephanie Rogers, MD
TBA 4pm - 5pm

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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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