Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Healthcare provider with an elderly female patient.

Faculty in our division provide key components of resident training and oversee a pioneering specialty fellowship.

The health care community has long recognized that children have distinct needs, present distinct psychiatric symptoms and respond best to specialized modes of care, particularly those that involve the whole family. The nation’s rapidly increasing geriatric population has brought similar issues in elder care to light, leading to an unprecedented demand for trained geriatric psychiatrists.