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About Us


The mission of the Johns Hopkins University Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology is to provide the highest level of health care to older adults, and to discover, translate and teach new knowledge through education and research.


To be an inclusive and vibrant academic community that sets the international standard for clinical care, education, and scientific discovery focused on improving the health of older adults.

Clinical services

Our staff works to provide care at our facilities as well as in the community. We offer long-term and community care through a number of clinical services, including the Beacham Center’s primary care services, inpatient consultative services, an Individualized Care Program (ElderPlus PACE Program), and Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine. Learn more about our clinical services.

Aging research programs

Whether exploring the biology of healthy aging or studying the health services offered to adults in our society or looking at a multi-disciplinary approach that combines policy and medicine, the Division’s researchers are pushing the level of knowledge and quality of service ever further. Learn more about our research program.

Education and training

Known for mentoring and individualized instruction and programs, the Division’s education and training programs, which include summer training, clinical and research fellowships, and continuing education programs, prepare the next generation of medical professionals and researchers to serve an aging society.