Evelyn Granieri, MD, MPH, MSEd

Evelyn C. Granieri, M.D, MPH, MSEd, is the Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging. Dr. Granieri has spent the past 23 years, after completing her internal medicine training and fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Northwestern University, focusing her career on medical education, She received her MPH at 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 was a director of courses and rotations /electives and longitudinally integrated geriatric medicine into medical school curriculum and initiated an Area of Concentration for medical students in geriatric medicine. Dr. Granieri has 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 housestaff and other health care professionals at Columbia and NYP. This includes an innovative curriculum in learning how to teach .She is currently working to help establish curricular initiatives in geriatrics for the College of Physicians and Surgeons and an medical education track within the medicine residency. She teaches locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, and has developed curricula for geriatrics fellowships internationally. She holds leadership positions within the AAMC, the American Geriatrics Society and is a member of the NBMA Advisory Committee for Medical School Programs. 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.

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