Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Vitale for being appointed as the Associate Director for Education and Evaluation at the Ann Arbor VA GRECC. Dr. Vitale is Clinical Professor in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine at the University of Michigan (UM) and directs the combined UM-VA Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program. She also just collaborated with the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director to successfully bring a new integrated Geriatric Medicine-Hospice & Palliative Medicine fellowship program to UM and the VA. She is known nationally in regards to geriatric education around ethics and palliative approaches in dementia, and is planning a series of interprofessional educational initiatives in these areas. Well deserved, Caroline!
July 8, 2019