Yale Section of Geriatric Medicine

The mission of the Section of Geriatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine is to improve the function, independence, and quality of life of older persons. The Section trains resident physicians, medical students, fellows, and attending physicians in the most effective care of the elderly, promotes innovative multidisciplinary research programs, trains junior investigators to become future leaders, and offers our patients the highest level of clinical care.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Yale Pepper Center Soliciting Letters of Intent

The Yale Pepper Center is soliciting letters of intent from full-time faculty members at Yale with interests and expertise relevant to aging research who would be interested in submitting a career development proposal (if currently within 4 years of first faculty appointment), a pilot project proposal, or a research development project. For more information and submission materials download the following materials: 

Pepper LOI Information Flyer    Pepper LOI Instructions   LOI Cover Sheet

Career Opportunity

The Section of Geriatrics has a Career Opportunity for well-trained physician investigator at the Instructor or Assistant Professor Level.  For more information please read the attached flyer. 

Patient Care

Patient Care »

Yale Geriatics Patient Care is run through a number of programs and centers at both Yale New Haven Hospital and the VA Connecticut Medical Center in West Haven. In addition to these, the Yale Geriatrics Faculty have developed a number of interventions that have resulted in a major improvement in the care of older persons.

Research on Homepage

Research »

The Yale Geriatrics department performs research through various internal cores, departments and centers, as well as participating in collaborative research with various partners in the Connecticut area.


Fellowship Programs »

There are three tracks available to the physician interested in futhering their career in geriatric Medicine. All three tracks must include one year of clinical geriatric medicine. If you have completed a year of a fellowship in geriatric medicine at your current institution, but are not privy to expanded training, you may apply to either our geriatric educator track or the geriatric research track.