Yale Geriatrics

The mission of Yale Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine is to improve the function, independence, and quality of life of older persons. 

Yale Geriatrics:

  • trains resident physicians, medical students, fellows, and attending physicians in the most effective care of the elderly, 
  • promotes innovative multidisciplinary research programs, 
  • trains junior investigators to become future leaders, and
  • offers our patients the highest level of clinical care.
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The Yale Geriatrics Faculty perform on-site research through the Yale Program on Aging and Pepper Center. 



Yale Geriatrics has a strong clinical base which allows for excellence in hands-on training.

Are You A Patient?

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Please visit YaleMedicine.org to learn more on how our geriatricians can assist you as you manage multiple, complex health problems.

Yale Pepper Center

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The Yale Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) is an inter-departmental, multidisciplinary center. Our objectives are to promote the functional independence of older Americans.

Section Chief

Mary Elizabeth Tinetti, MD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

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