Department of Medicine


Leaders in Innovation for Person-Centered Care of Older Adults


The vision of IU Geriatrics is to be a local, national and international leader in improving the health and vitality of older adults through excellence and innovation in research, education and clinical care.

Mission Statement

The mission of IU Geriatrics is to transform health care to support the efforts of healthcare providers, systems, educators, patients, families and policy makers to promote successful aging and person-centered care for older adults.

Cathy Schubert, MD, AGSF
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interim Director, IU Geriatrics
Chief of Geriatrics, Roudebush VAMC


Teamwork - Creating partnerships between the interdisciplinary team, the patient, family, and caregivers
Excellence - Expecting excellence in clinical care, education and research
Commitment - Dedicating ourselves to our profession and assuming accountability
Honesty - Demonstrating our sincerity and integrity in all we do
Innovation - Being creative to discover new ways to promote excellence


John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine 

IU Geriatrics has been recognized by the John A. Hartford Foundation as one of 24 Centers of Excellence. Founded in 1929, the John A. Hartford Foundation is a committed champion of training, research and service system innovations that promote the health and independence of America's older adults.

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