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)!

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 the field. We could […]

Boston Magazine’s “Top Docs” 2022

Congratulations to the following Geriatricians for receiving the recognition of Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors!Heidi Auerbach, MD,  is the Director of the Geriatrics Outpatient Ambulatory Clinic and is an Assistant Professor at Boston University.Lisa Caruso, MD, MPH, is the Director of Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Medicine and is an Assistant Professor at Boston […]

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Dr. Won Lee Featured in The New York Times

Photo credit: The New York Times Dr. Won Lee was featured in the NYTimes article “More Than 80 Percent of Seniors Are Vaccinated. That’s ‘Not Safe Enough.'” Dr. Lee, along with other clinicians in the Geriatrics home care program, has delivered COVID vaccines to several patients. However, there is still vaccine hesitancy among the over-65 […]

AGS Teachers’ Section Chair

Congratulations to Dr. Megan Young on her election as the next Teachers’ Section Chair for the American Geriatrics Society! As Chair, Dr. Young will lead her colleagues and encourage strategy for education sessions at the annual meeting. This role is a three-year commitment and we are so happy for Dr. Young to have this unique […]

Dr. Won Lee Featured in Associated Press News & CNN Article

Dr. Won Lee, Director of Home Care, was recently featured in the Associated Press News article, “Doctors race to find, vaccinate vulnerable homebound people” by Tom Murphy1. Dr. Lee delivers on average five to six doses during the day, all while trying to beat traffic, weather conditions and time before the vaccines expires. During one […]

Delivering Care Packages to Older Adults at Marcus Garvey

The American Geriatric Society (AGS) Student Interest Group and Bridging Gaps in Care delivered 168 care packages to residents of Marcus Garvey.  The care packages included a note from members translated into English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole, a mask, a bottle of hand sanitizer, a small notebook that says “Everything is Going to Be Alright” on […]

Red Cooler Bag

Boston Medical Center’s Home Care Program was established in 1875 and is the oldest, continuously operating in-home medical service in the United States, delivering care to those who cannot leave their homes for treatment. Our Home Care Program provides primary medical care to approximately 500 frail, home-bound and isolated older adults in the neighborhoods of […]