Geriatrics News

Our First Virtual Holiday Party

Since the Section could not hold its traditional in person holiday party, we held our first virtual holiday party! On Saturday afternoon, we held a zoom party, including an ugly sweater contest, with prizes for the winners in adult, child and pet categories!  The group then did some karaoke caroling and... More

November was Caregiver Appreciation Month

A "typical" high intensity caregiver cares for someone over the age of 67 with multiple conditions and has been hospitalized at least once in the last year. This is the type of caregiver we see in our Geriatrics Home Care program, which provides in-home Primary Care for patients who are... More

Evans Clinician Designation

Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Auerbach on receiving the Evans Clinician Designation! This designation recognizes and celebrates outstanding clinicians who possess clinical skills, attributes and professionalism that define excellence. It acknowledges the value of clinical medicine and honors clinical role models among the faculty. As an Evans Clinician, Dr. Heidi Auerbach... More

George Rosenthal Award for Service Excellence

The Dr. George Rosenthal Award for Service Excellence is awarded annually to a Section member who goes "above and beyond", exerting additional effort, demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for their work and has pride in the section. This year the award goes to Catherine (Cat) Foscaldo. Cat goes above and beyond daily for... More

Catherine Foscaldo Promoted to Operations Supervisor

We are proud to announce that Catherine Foscaldo has been promoted to Operations Supervisor and will now cover the Geriatrics Home Care, Nursing Home, Clinic, and Infectious Diseases (ID) Clinic. She will be supporting ID and Geriatrics sections in our day to day operations by leading staff and identifying opportunities to... More

Halloween 2020

    During these stressful times, our BU Geriatrics kids and pets found ways to safely celebrate Halloween this year.

New Faculty: Nicole Mushero, MD, PhD

We are excited to announce that Nicole Mushero, MD, PhD, has accepted an offer to join the section of Geriatrics at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Mushero started August 1st and will be joining our nursing home and clinic group. Dr. Mushero received their medical... More

2020 BMC Service Awards

    CONGRATULATIONS to our Geriatrics team members that received service awards this year! Pictured from left to right are: Kimberly Wade, who has given 5 years of service at Boston Medical Center (BMC) as our Ambulatory Service Representative. Angela Caiazzo has provided 10 years of service at BMC as a Medical... More

Fellowship Graduation-June 2020

We want to congratulate our fellows that completed the program in June! There were many changes due to COVID-19 and everyone adjusted and excelled during these hard times. We wish them all the best! Where are they now? Chris Choi, MD: Chris didn't move too far and is practicing at UMass Memorial Health... More

2019 FriendshipWorks Gala

Geriatrics faculty and staff were proud to support the FrienshipWorks 35th Anniversary Gala at the Boston Park Plaza, November 21, 2019. FriendshipWorks is a local organization that works to "reduce social isolation, enhance quality of life, and preserve the dignity of older adults in Greater Boston" by recruiting volunteers of... More