Margaret Ann Drickamer MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupInternal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine

Yale School of Nursing

Research Interests

Ethics and Dementia; Truth-telling in Alzheimer's disease; Decisional-capacity more...


  • M.D., McGill University, 1981

Selected Publications

  • Richman SM. Drickamer MA. Gynecologic care of elderly women. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2007:8(4):219-23.
  • Drickamer MA, Levy B, Irwin K, Rohrbaugh R. Perceived needs for Geriatric Education by Medical Students, Internal Medicine Residents and Faculty. J Gen Intern Med. 200621(12):1230-4.
  • Leonard R, Tinetti ME, Allore HG, Drickamer MA. Potentially Modifiable Resident Characteristics that are Associated with Physical or Verbal Aggression Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia. Arch Intern Med. 2006166:1295–1300.



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