Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Geriatric Medicine

Committee on Geriatric Medicine

Addresses issues related to geriatric health (including psychosocial issues, disease prevention, health enhancement, education of the health care community), health care policy as it applies to the elderly, and all aspects of long-term care, including palliative care. This committee meets 5 times a year, typically on Wed. at 7:00 p.m.  

Committee Members
Asif Merchant, Middlesex, Chair
Mark Yurkofsky, Norfolk, Vice Chair
Maura Jo Brennan, Hampden
Renu S. Goyal, Worcester
Janet L. Jankowiak, Norfolk
Thomas T. Perls, Charles River
Shmuel Ravid, Norfolk
Robert J. Schreiber, Norfolk
Beth M. Warner, Hampshire

Resident and Fellow:   
Member: Shannon Roche, Worcester

Medical Students:  
Member: J. Celeste Peay, Suffolk
Alternate: Emily Miller, Suffolk

Alliance Liaisons:  
Member: Mariette A. Young
Alternate: Catherine Lew

Advisor:
Eric J. Reines, Essex South

MMS Staff Liaison:
Candace Savage ( csavage@mms.org )

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