Mini-Scholarship Day

Our section had our bi-annual, Mini-Scholarship Day on Friday, January 29, 2021. The purpose of the Geriatrics Mini-Scholarship Day is to provide informal updates about current research within the Section of Geriatrics. Section members are invited to give brief overviews of their current research projects/papers.   Below are our section members and their respective research […]

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 later broke into small break-out […]

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 Care. Shivani Jindal, […]

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 all ages to spend quality […]

2019 Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month! Our faculty, fellows and staff wore purple to support and raise awareness for our patient’s living with Alzheimer’s disease. To learn more about Alzheimer’s care and research at BMC and BUSM, please the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at BMC and  The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center.  

Geriatrics Tea Party

Our geriatrics patients really know how to have a good time! The Geriatrics Section hosted their 2nd Patient Tea Party for on November 1st in the Geriatrics clinic on Shapiro 9. About 20-25 patients, many of them 95-100 years old, and family members mingled with Geriatric physicians, nurses, and support staff. We were very proud […]

Honoring Dr. George Rosenthal’s 50 Years of Service

The Geriatrics Section recently recognized George Rosenthal, M.D. with a surprise luncheon for his 50 years of service to the Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Rosenthal has spent his entire career at BMC and BUSM teaching and providing care to patients. Since his retirement in 2012, he has continued to teach and mentor BUSM students […]