The integrated Divisions of Geriatrics and Cognitive & Motor Aging cover a wide range of research and clinical studies of older adults. more info
Outstanding primary and consultative care for older adults. more info
Geriatrics fellowship, residency rotation, medical student education, clinical conferences, and faculty development. more info
Division of Geriatrics faculty physician-researchers. see list
Geriatrics Mentees Receive Aging Research Scholarships
Under the direction of Dr. Amy Ehrlich and mentored by Drs. Joe Verghese and Helena Blumen, three first-year Einstein students were recipients of nationally competitive 2014 Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program scholarships.
Could Collaborative Recall Improve Age-Related Memory Decline?
Research by Dr. Helena Blumen has found that collaborative recall improved individual recall after short and long delays in both younger and older adults, and that repeated collaboration benefited these adults more than repeatedly working alone up to a week later.
Dr. Laurie Jacobs Honored by UJA
UJA-Federation of New York's Montefiore/Einstein Division honored Dr. Laurie Jacobs, professor and vice chair of medicine at Einstein and Montefiore, for her scientific achievement and passionate commitment to improving the lives of the elderly.
Dr. Joe Verghese's research was featured in a National Geographic cover story on the potential genetic roots of longevity.
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