UCSF Age-Friendly Health System


UCSF has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as an Age-Friendly Health System- Committed to Care Excellence which is the highest level awarded for exemplars in the movement.  The UCSF Division of Geriatrics is committed to building an Age-Friendly Health System, one that focuses on the special needs of all older adults.  The Age-Friendly Health System movement is an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in partnership with the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA).  To learn more about this movement, click here.

In addition to our Geriatric clinical programs, we are working with health system leaders to ensure that all older adults at UCSF receive Age-Friendly care using the 4Ms: