Ferrante Receives R01 Grant for Geriatric Critical Care Research
Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine), was awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project Evaluating the Unmet Needs of Older Adults to Promote Functional Recovery After a Critical Illness (LANTERN).
Welcome to New Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Postgrads, Fellows & More (Sept 2023)
The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome the following new faculty, staff members, postdoctoral associates, postgraduate associates, postgraduate fellows, and academic services providers who joined us in August 2023...
Yale Pepper Center Funding Available
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 within 5 years of total faculty appointment) or a pilot project proposal.
Yale Older Adult Research Center Receives Renewed Funding
For the sixth consecutive time, the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) has been renewed for funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The center is one of only two such programs nationwide that have received continuous NIA support since it was first funded in 1992.
Yale Community Showcased at AGS Conference
At the recent American Geriatrics Society’s (AGS) Annual Scientific Meeting, Yale School of Medicine’s Departments of Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Surgery, along with Yale School of Nursing and Yale New Haven Health’s Northeast Medical Group, had an impressive showing, hosting 30 poster presentations, talks, and breakout sessions.
Making Health Care Decisions as We Age: Q&A with Mary Tinetti
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. The day exists “to inspire, educate and empower the public and health professionals about the importance of advance care planning." In this Q&A, I spoke with Mary E. Tinetti, MD, co-creator of Patient Priorities Care, to discuss aging and how she is reimagining how complex health care decisions are being made. She also shares how she has applied her expertise to help her own parents make health care decisions.