Geriatrics News

Department of Medicine Awards

  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

ASH Abstract Achievement Award

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

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

  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

2022 BMC Service Awards

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

World Alzheimer’s Month

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

Falls Prevention Awareness Week

Falls Prevention Awareness Week will start on September 18th and will go until September 24th. The focus for this week is raising awareness of falls prevention and reducing older adults' concerns of falling. Check out the Falls Prevention Week toolkit provided by the National Council on Aging! The theme of this... More

Welcome AY23 Fellows!

On July 1, 2022, we welcomed our four new fellows: Patrick Kurpaska, Erin Ricci, Tatiana Rugeles Suarez, and Brent Schell. Click here to learn more about our fellows!

Congrats to our 2022 Fellows!

Congratulations to our fellows that graduated from the fellowship program on June 30, 2021! We are so excited for their next adventure. Evgenia Granina, MD, MBA is our geriatric oncology fellow. She completed her geriatric medicine fellowship and is continuing the hematology and oncology fellowship portion. Avery Osella, MD completed the geriatric... More