Division Highlights

Sonal Mehta, MD

Dr. Sonal Mehta Appointed as New Clinical Director of Palliative Services

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine co-chiefs Dr. Ronald Adelman and Dr. Mark Lachs are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sonal Mehta as the new Clinical Director of Palliative Services.Under the mentorship of Dr. Adelman, the founding Director of Adult Palliative Care at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Mehta gained a deep experience and knowledge in providing compassionate, patient-centered care of the highest quality to palliative care patients. As the new... Read More
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

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY