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Division Highlights

New York State’s Master Plan on Aging Committee

Dr. Czaja Appointed to New York State’s Master Plan on Aging Committee

Dr. Sara Czaja, Director of the Center on Aging and Behavioral Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee for New York State’s Master Plan on Aging by Governor Kathy Hochul. The Committee will provide expertise on age-friendly policies, support and health services and provide a comprehensive roadmap for meeting the socioeconomic needs of all generations of New Yorkers as they age.

Celebrating 20 Years Of House Calls

This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the EGL House Call Program, and with it a tradition of delivering high-quality clinical care to some of the most vulnerable elderly members of our  community. In addition to bringing the medical team to the patient’s doorstep, the EGL House Call Program also conducts follow-up consultations and connects patients with much-needed social support services.The EGL House Call Program was founded in 1997 in the Division of Geriatrics by Dr. Veronica... Read More

Championing Palliative Care

Hearing words like “end of life planning,” “do not resuscitate,” “hospice” and “palliative care” can be threatening, challenging and unforgettable moments for patients and their loved ones.At NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, expertise for  these conversations comes from the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine’s geriatricians and palliative medicine physicians who  are called upon to guide these conversations— and with good reason. Trained in the humanity of medicine,... Read More

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