Department of Medicine
Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine
Palliative Care provides specialized, multidisciplinary medical care for people with serious illnesses. It is focused on improving quality of life for both the patient and the family—providing relief from the symptoms, pain and stresses of a serious illness—whatever the diagnosis.
Geriatric Medicine delivers a multidisciplinary clinical care program for older adults emphasizing continuity of care across multiple sites of health care delivery. Our services emphasize wellness promotion and improvement in daily functioning.
About the Department of Medicine
The Department of Medicine at Mass General offers innovative, high-quality medical care, trains future medical leaders, and produces research that advances science and improves care.