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.

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...

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 Elizabeth Tinetti

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine

Appointments & Information

Yale Section of Geriatric Medicine

New Haven, CT 06510)

T 203.688.6361

41.30399 -72.93498
Adler Center Appointments