Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
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The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, part of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has developed a rich array of clinical, educational and research programs promoting excellence in geriatrics and palliative medicine within the medical institution and greater-NYC community.
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine's health care practitioners provide comprehensive interdisciplinary geriatrics and palliative clinical services to adults both in the hospital and community, and have a strong commitment to high-quality compassionate care, promoting wellness and improving the quality of life for their patients.
The Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging is dedicated to providing comprehensive primary outpatient medical care to older adults to optimize health and day-to-day functioning. The Wright Center utilizes a team approach to address individual patient needs. The EGL House Call Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center is comprised of physicians and a geriatric nurse practitioner who provide home-based primary (and occasionally consultative) care for homebound older adults living in Manhattan. The service areas are primarily from 40th Street to 100th Street on the East and West sides of Manhattan.