The divisions's clinical services span the continuum of geriatric and palliative care from inpatient services to home visits.
The aim of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is to foster geriatric education in the health care field as well as the community.
The division is focused on clinical research and improving care for the vulnerable elderly in our society.
The division is composed of fellowship trained geriatricians and palliative medicine physicians from across nurse practitioners as well as researchers that all have the common goal of improving care of today's growing elderly population.
The Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute (TEAM) has provided care for over 2000 mistreated elders giving the members the largest clinical experience in the US – since 1995. Its mission is to improve the lives of mistreated elders through clinical care, education and research.