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May 8, 2017

Dr. Raymond Yung Receives Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D. Collegiate Professorship

On Monday, May 1st, 2017, an inauguration ceremony was held to appoint Dr. Raymond Yung to the Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D. Collegiate Professor of Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Carol Bradford (left) and Dr. John Carethers (right), along with Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jeffrey Halter (center-right), presented Dr. Raymond Yung with the Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D. Collegiate Professorship at the ceremony.

May 2, 2017

Dr. Caroline Vitale Inducted into the Clinical Excellence Society

On April 27, 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine hosted a ceremony inducting Caroline Vitale, MD, AGSF, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, into the Academiae Laureati Medici Clinical Excellence Society. The Society recognized Dr. Vitale for exuding and demonstrating clinical excellence among her colleagues and in clinical practice, along with her outstanding citizenship within the Department. Membership in this society will help to foster Dr. Vitale’s ongoing contributions to the educational and clinical missions of both the Department of Internal Medicine and our Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine.


May 1, 2017

Mariko Foulk has been awarded the 2017 Anthony V. DeVito II Award

On April 27, 2017, Mariko Foulk, Clinical Social Worker in the University of Michigan Health System Turner Geriatric Clinic, was presented the 2017 Anthony V. DeVito II Memorial Award for her outstanding service, dedication and commitment to excellence in geriatrics education in Michigan.

February 1, 2017

Dr. Lona Mody is elected as a new member of the ASCI

The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) will welcome 64 new members this year, including our very own Dr. Lona Mody, Amanda Sanford Hickey Collegiate Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Internal Medicine, Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology, and Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health. This new class of members is a remarkable and accomplished group of physician-scientists representing a diverse range of disciplines, specialties, and institutions.

January 27, 2017

7th Edition of the "Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology" has been published and printed!

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the 7th edition of the Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology was published by McGraw-Hill in January, 2017. This textbook has become a mainstay of the rapidly developing field of geriatric medicine. According to the textbook’s Senior Editor, Dr. Jeffrey Halter, Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, and former Geriatrics Center Director, Michigan Medicine, the seventh edition reflects the continued growth and increasing sophistication of geriatrics as a defined medical discipline.