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.

Section of Geriatrics Celebrates Fellows Graduation

On June 24th, the Section of Geriatric Medicine held its annual commencement gathering.  Four Clinical Fellows and two T32 Post-doctoral Fellows completed their training.  The graduating research fellows have accepted faculty positions at the School of Medicine.  On July 1st, The Section of Geriatric Medicine welcomed graduate, Andrew B. Cohen, MD, DPhil, and The Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine welcomed graduate Lauren E. Ferrante, MD.

During the graduating ceremony, the Section also welcomed four new clinical fellows and one new T32 post-doctoral fellow.

We congratulate all our graduates and wish them the best of luck for their future careers.

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...

Research on Homepage


The Yale Geriatrics Faculty perform on-site research through the Yale Program on Aging and the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. 


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...

Section Chief

Mary Tinetti, MD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Appointments & Information

Yale Section of Geriatric Medicine

New Haven, CT 06510

T 203.688.6361

41.30399 -72.93498
Adler Center Appointments