Geriatrics News


Last month, the Department of Medicine held its inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Week. Our section participated in the Annual Celebration of Diversity Dim Sum Event, poster showcase, art showcase, as panelist, movie discussion, and the celebration. Check out the recap... More

Podcast Interview with Dr. Lisa Caruso

Dr. Lisa Caruso was interviewed on March 2, 2024. Check out her interview on the podcast titled, "The Mindful Aging Show." Learn how she got interested in geriatric medicine and the needs of our patients.

Announcement – ADGAP Board Member

Congratulations to our Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Ryan Chippendale, on being the newest Board Member of the Association of Directors of Geriatrics Academic Programs (ADGAP)!

Announcement – Faculty Promotion

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Caruso on being named the first Vice Chair of Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Medicine on October 11, 2023! Dr. Caruso will lead the Department of Medicine's efforts to deliver safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered care to the patients we serve. More

2023 Service Awards

Seven of our faculty and staff celebrated their 2022 work anniversaries on October 4, 2023. Pictured are Amanda Tran, Patricia Dockrey, Dr. Megan Young, and Nga Nguyen Le at Boston Medical Center's Service Awards Celebration. Thank you to our faculty and staff for your dedication to the Geriatrics Section! Our seven... More

Welcome Fellowship Class of 2024

On July 1, 2023, we welcomed our four new fellows: Elizabeth Degnall, Thomas George, Emily Jones, and Jaime Rosenthal. Click here to learn more about our fellows! We had a fun time welcoming them with a pickleball outing!

2023 Top Docs

Pictured left to right: Drs. Hollis Day, Won Lee, Heidi Auerbach, and Lisa Caruso Congratulations to Drs. Heidi Auerbach, Lisa Caruso, Hollis Day and Won Lee on being named Top Doctors this year by Boston Magazine! This recognition comes from Castle Connolly Top Doctors, a healthcare research firm, and peers in... More

Fellowship Match Day

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!

SuperAgers Family Study

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

GME Program Leadership Award

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.