Welcome to UCLA's GeroNet
Sponsored by the UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
"To train physicians and other health professionals to provide exemplary care of older persons, and train new faculty to educate and lead geriatric education;
To conduct research aimed at improving the current and future health and health care of older persons, and train new investigators to conduct this research;
To provide the highest quality care of older persons, particularly those who are frail."
The UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (MPGMG) provides clinical care for older persons, teaches physicians and other health professionals how to better care for older persons, and conducts research aimed at improving the health and independence of older persons. The MPGMG is comprised of the following core sites: UCLA Medical Center and Center for Health Sciences, the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System – West Los Angeles and Sepulveda Centers, and the Anna and Harry Borun Center for Gerontological Research.
This web site provides information to researchers, students, practitioners, and policymakers interested in issues related to improving the health and well-being of older persons.