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Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine - Education


The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine provides an outstanding learning environment for medical trainees at all levels, including medical students, residents and fellows. Through didactic education, clinical rotations and opportunities for mentored research, the division provides trainees with a wealth of resources to enhance quality of care, working with passionate and talented faculty who assist in developing the skills necessary for successful careers as clinician-educators or investigators. The division also supports creative hospital and community-based initiatives that provide health trainees and practitioners with experiences and opportunities to better serve the needs of patients and patients' families. The division offers innovative learning opportunities that include interdisciplinary case discussion, narrative medicine, psychosocial educational forums, access to elder abuse resources and experts, and involvement in an Aging with HIV primary care program.

For all inquiries regarding our Medical Student Education, Fellowship, or Residency Programs, please contact Ms. Quincy Leon: (212) 746-3539, qul3001@med.cornell.edu.

Contact Information

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Ronald D. Adelman, M.D., Co-Chief
Mark S. Lachs, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Chief

Medical Student Education

Veronica M. LoFaso, M.D., Director

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Karin Ouchida, M.D., Program Director
Sonal Mehta, M.D., Associate Program Director

Geriatric Residency

Eugenia L. Siegler, M.D., Faculty Leader

Quincy Leon, Program Coordinator
Room: F-1406
Tel: (212) 746-3539
Fax: (212) 746-4888

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