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Geriatric Medicine: Overview

This research guide provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research in Geriatric Medicine.

Geriatrics & Palliative Care Faculty Research Profiles

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Welcome to the guide for Geriatric Medicine. Here you'll find resources and information that will help you with your research. Click on the tabs on this page to uncover detailed lists of information sources to help answer your questions.  Each is comprised of the best sources for finding statistical data, articles and facts for topics of particular interest to faculty, students, clinicians and other researchers.

If you've been searching for 20 minutes or longer and can't find what you're looking for, feel free to give me a call! I can:

  • Help with your literature search
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Featured Resource

In Dying in America Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, from the Institute of Medicine, a committee of experts finds that improving the quality and availability of medical and social services for patients and their families could not only enhance quality of life through the end of life, but may also contribute to a more sustainable care system.


From the Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project, a new Statistical Brief:  Characteristics of Hospital Stays for Nonelderly Medicaid Super-Utilizers, 2012.

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