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About Us

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The Division of Geriatric Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University is committed to the advancement of research, teaching and clinical care.  The Division currently consists of 11 full-time academic geriatrician educator/researchers who support the inter-professional Regional Geriatric Program of the 10 counties in Southwestern Ontario and are aligned with Western's academic mission at the Academic Health Sciences Centres.

Western University is a prominent academic institution that has made a commitment to balance its teaching and research mission and excel as a research intensive university.

Our interdisciplinary model of care for the treatment of frail older persons provides a unique opportunity for the training of undergrad, postgrad and fellows.  Education, research and clinical care are the cornerstone of our program.

Our Vision

We are recognized as a leader in expert geriatric care, education & research.

Mission

  • As a group, we serve elderly patients with complex medical, functional, & psychosocial needs.
  • We provide exemplary direct clinical care, shared care, & consultative care that is evidence-based & cost-effective.
  • We use multi-dimensional assessments.
  • Our mandate also includes the academic goals of medical education, translational & clinical research and program & system development.

Values

Collaboration

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence