Division of Geriatrics

The Division of Geriatrics began in 1986 and has experienced steady growth ever since. Today, the Division is home to over 25 full-time faculty members, 25 staff members, and an average of five pre and post-doctoral trainees per year. Over the last five years, research expenditures have grown substantially, from $2.4 million to $5.3 million in direct costs annually. As the population of our state and nation ages, the Division of Geriatrics strives to build on this foundation and will continue to produce outstanding researchers, educators, and clinicians. Read more. 

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May 14, 2020

GeriPal Podcast: Should Age Be Used to Ration Scarce Resources?

Should age be used to ration scarce resources during COVID-19? How should age be used, if at all, as an "up front" consideration, or a "tiebreak?" How should we account for socioeconomic determinants of health in resource allocation decision making? Dr. Timothy Farrell (Associate Professor, Geriatrics) discusses the answers to these questions and more on the GeriPal podcast. ... Read More

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May 14, 2020

New American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Position Statement Addresses One of Healthcare's Most Difficult Issues: Allocating Scarce Resources in the COVID-19 Era

In healthcare, the pandemic has raised the pressing question of how society should allocate scarce resources during a crisis. This is the question experts addressed today in a new position statement published by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Featuring Dr. Timothy Farrell (Associate Professor, Geriatrics), who led the writing group responsible for the statement. ... Read More

Internal Medicine

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Mark A. Supiano
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