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.
The vision of the IU Geriatrics program is to be a local and national leader in health care services and scholarship, and support the efforts of health care providers, educators, patients, families, and policymakers to improve the health care and vitality of older adults.
The mission of IU Geriatrics is to promote successful aging by improving the quality of health care services for older adults through education, research, and the interdisciplinary team approach to care.
Teamwork - Creating strong partnerships with 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