The Geriatrics Fellowship Program had a great match day on November 30, 2022. We are very excited to welcome our incoming fellows starting July 2023!
Dr. Tom Perls, Professor of Medicine and Director of the New England Centenarian Study, has started a new trial to investigate which natural and inherited factors lead to people living longer lives. This study, in collaboration with Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the American Federation for Aging Research, will... More
Congratulations to Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Ryan Chippendale, on receiving the 2022 Graduate Medical Education Program Leadership Award! This award acknowledges a residency or fellowship Program Director whose leadership, creativity, and innovation has enhanced graduate medical education at Boston Medical Center.
Congratulations to two of our staff on receiving awards from the Department of Medicine! Lindsay Demers, MS, PhD, Director of Education Evaluation Core, received the Excellence in Education Scholarship Mentoring Award, which acknowledges the value of mentoring trainees, junior faculty, and peers in technical , scholarly, and other intangible aspects... More
Congratulations to our Geriatric Oncology Fellow, Dr. Maya Abdallah, on receiving the American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award! This merit-based award is for trainees who are the first author and presenter on a high-scoring annual meeting abstract. We are so happy and proud to have Dr. Abdallah representing us!... More
On September 21st, our staff wore purple to raise awareness and support our patients who suffer from Alzheimer's on World Alzheimer's Day. On October 16th, a few of our staff participated in the Greater Boston 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's. The Greater Boston walk raised... More
Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Ryan Chippendale, will be presenting at the 2022 Innovations in Geriatrics Education Showcase this Wednesday, October 26th. Register here for the event!
Three members of our section are receiving service awards from Boston Medical Center this year! The 2022 Service Awards took place on October 7th and honored those who marked their 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, or 45 years of service to BMC in 2021. Irina Vovnoboy, MD... More
Dr. Thomas Perls, Geriatrician and Director of the New England Centenarian Study, was featured this week in Boston University's "Question of the Week" podcast. He gave tips on how people could live longer, noting that genetics plays an important role. Check out the podcast "Why Do Some People Live to... More
World Alzheimer's Month is September and September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day. This year's theme, "Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s," for the month focuses on diagnosing Alzheimer's and dementia, along with supporting people post-diagnosis. This year, the Geriatrics section is participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's in Boston. More