Division of Geriatrics

About the Division

From the Chief
Message from Division Chief: the Einstein-Montefiore Division of Geriatrics strives to improve health care for older adults so that they may achieve and maintain their maximum level of independence.

History and Milestones
A history of Geriatrics, 1983 to present.

Geriatrics News & Info

UJA to Honor Laurie Jacobs
Dr. Laurie Jacobs will be honored at the UJA-Federation of New York's Montefiore/Einstein Annual Reception on November 21, 2013.

Dr. Joe Verghese's research was featured in a National Geographic cover story on the potential genetic roots of longevity.

Prepare a Senior for a Caregiver at Home
Geriatric social worker Debra Greenberg, MSW, PhD discusses the relationship between families of patients and home health aides.

Flu Prevention: What Can You Do?
Dr. Michael Bogaisky was interviewed by the Huffington Post on flu prevention measures that older people should take.

Study on Genetics of Frailty Aims to Keep Seniors Sprightly
Drs. Joe Verghese and Nir Barzilai have teamed up with Drs. Gil Atzmon and Roee Holtzer to identify interventions to keep us strong and agile into old age.

Bogaisky's Readmission Study Receives AAMC Honorable Mention
Research conducted by Dr. Michael Bogaisky initiated a unique collaboration to identify and resolve the issues leading to high hospital readmission among the skilled nursing facility patient population.

George Appointed Geriatrics Fellowship Director
Dr. Claudene George was appointed Program Director of the Geriatrics Fellowship Program July 1, 2012.

Verghese Appointed New Chief of Geriatrics
Following a comprehensive national search, the Department of Medicine has appointed Dr. Joe Verghese as the new Chief of the Division of Geriatrics.

Contact Us

Division of Geriatrics
111 East 210 Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Fax: 718-655-9672

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