Evelyn C. Granieri, M.D, MPH, MSEd Professor of Medicine, is the Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging. After completing her internal medicine training and fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Northwestern University, she focused her career on medical education. She received her MPH from the University of Pittsburgh and her MSEd at USC, at which she taught medical education. Prior to coming to Columbia, she served as a fellowship director, a director of a teaching nursing home, and headed geriatric medical education and clinical services at two VA Medical Centers. She has developed and directed courses and rotations /electives and integrated longitudinal learning in geriatric medicine into medical school curricula and initiated an Area of Concentration for medical students in geriatric medicine. Dr. Granieri has also designed and implemented palliative medicine curricula and interdisciplinary training within the Veterans Administration system and in multiple other academic institutions. She was also a Deputy Vice-Chair for Education. Since arriving at Columbia, Dr. Granieri has developed the Division of Geriatric Medicine and its rigorous curriculum that has been the source of education and training for medical house staff and other healthcare professionals at Columbia and NYP. She works with other Departments to integrate salient geriatrics concepts into trainees learning experiences. She teaches locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, and has developed curricula for geriatrics fellowships in two countries and is currently developing curricula for a third. She holds leadership positions within the AAMC and the American Geriatrics Society. Dr. Granieri has been nationally recognized for her contribution to geriatric medical education and has been the recipient of numerous caring, teaching and mentoring awards.