Division Highlights

Exploring the Impact of Technology on Aging Adults: Insights from the PRISM 2.0 Trial

May 21th, 2024The issue of social isolation and loneliness is a significant public health concern, particularly among older adults. These feelings of isolation can stem from various sources, such as reduced mobility, health challenges, financial changes, or the loss of close companions.A recent study led by Dr. Sara Czaja and colleagues from the team at the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE), titled "The Benefits of Technology for Engaging Aging... Read More

Drs. Milagros Silva and Daniel Shalev Named AAHPM Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

April 10th, 2024The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine recognized Drs. Milagros Silva and Daniel Shalev as Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Care. This distinction spotlights the outstanding contributions of rising stars in the field of hospice and palliative medicine.Dr. Milagros Silva is the Medical Director of the Outpatient Palliative Care program and Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Starting her journey with a nursing... Read More

Remembering Dr. Marc Weksler

March 26, 2024Weill Cornell Medicine is deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague Dr. Marc Weksler. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning field of aging research, Dr. Weksler played a pivotal role in the development of Weill Cornell’s geriatric division and, as its division chief from 1978 to 1998, was one of the first chiefs of geriatric medicine in the country. He was also the first to hold the venerated Irving Sherwood Wright Professor of Geriatrics appointment, a position he held... Read More

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