Clinical Areas

Geriatric Clinical Practice

Academic Faculty and Staff



Geriatrics Education

Faculty Research Foci

Geriatric Grand Rounds

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Readings - Clinical

Resident Rotations

Elective in Geriatrics



Center of Excellence: Diversity in Health Education & Research

Penn Memory Center

Sleep Research

Patient Centered Care Research Center

The Institute on Aging



Faculty Mentored Projects for UPenn Medical Students



Ravi Jayadevappa, MD, Associate Professor of Research Medicine.   Projects focus on primary and secondary data analysis related to the interface of health outcomes, ethnicity and economic


Jerry Johnson, MD, Professor of Medicine.    Communicating with African Americans at the end of life, A Church based curriculum.


Jason Karlawish, MD,  Professor of Medicine.   Voting rights of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease


Nalaka Gooneratne, MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine.  Sleep and Aging

Robert Pignolo, MD,  Assistant Professor of Medicine.  Bone disorders and Aging.


David Casarett, MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine.   Quality Care Measures in Hospice.