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Our Mission and Vision

To improve the health and quality of life of older adults across the care continuum in Rochester, our surrounding region and the world though innovation in education, research and patient-centered care.

To achieve this, we will:

  • Support an interprofessional and integrated community of outstanding clinicians, teachers and investigators
  • Define and deliver state of the art, quality care congruent with patient values & goals
  • Expand the geriatrics knowledge base and skill-set through collaborative research and education
  • Foster development of local and regional systems of geriatrics care that impact cost and quality and promote successful aging