About Us

Welcome to the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. Our division was established in 1967 and has grown to be one of the largest and most successful programs in the country. Today we are home to over 35 clinical and research faculty, including 17 with dual certification in both geriatric and palliative medicine.

Our Mission

To provide expert care for older adults and patients with advanced illness, to enrich knowledge through research in the field of aging, and to train the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Geriatrics Center and Community Programs

U-M Geriatrics Center

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Well-Being

The Department of Internal Medicine (DOIM) Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is committed to creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive community that provides our faculty, learners, and staff with the opportunities and support they need to thrive. Visit the DOIM Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Well-Being to learn more.