Annette Medina-Walpole, M.D.
Dr. Medina-Walpole collaborated with the John A. Hartford Foundation to create a national resource guide for Geriatric Centers of Excellence on Recruitment to Advanced Fellowship Training and Faculty Positions in Academic Geriatrics. She was a Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow and a Dean's Teaching Fellow and co-directed the Dean's Teaching Fellowship at URMC. She directed the Aging Theme at the University of Rochester School of Medicine from 1999 – 2014 and directed a course for first year students, Skills in Complete Patient Evaluation from 2010-15. Dr. Medina-Walpole was the principal investigator on the Chief Resident Immersion Training Grant and co-principal investigator on Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant to train hospitalists and subspecialists in geriatrics. She currently serves as Director of Education for the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program grant. She was a participant in the inaugural URMC Senior Leadership and Education Development Program.
Dr. Medina-Walpole is also active nationally in the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), as the Past President and Board Chair. She is currently directing the Professional Education Executive Committee for the Society and leading a multi-year, multi-faceted initiative for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, working to effect national change to further promote excellence in geriatrics. She has served as the Co-Editor in Chief of the Geriatric Review Syllabus, Co-Chair of a Junior Faculty Task Force, Education and Program Committee member, Chair of the Teacher's Section and Chair of the 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Medina-Walpole represented University of Rochester as a fellow in the 2016-17 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) program.
Her current career interests include health system collaboration and innovation to promote vitality, health, independence, and engagement of all adults as they age, geriatric education and workforce development, and the academic career development of clinician educators. Her career goal is to inspire the future leaders in Geriatrics to support the field and promote local, regional and national excellence in the care of the older adults.
Professor - Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging (SMD)
Paul H. Fine Professorship in Medicine - Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging (SMD)
Director, University of Rochester Aging Institute - Dean's Office M&D - Administration (SMD)
Chief - Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. 1994 - 1996
Residency, Geriatric Medicine, VA Medical Center-Tacoma Dept of Psychology. 1994 - 1996
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Healthcare-CRNA verifs. 1990 - 1990
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Healthcare-CRNA verifs. 1990 - 1993
MD | University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. 1990
Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Geriatric Education Award. 2016
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Fellow. 2016 - 2017
Physician Mentor Recognition Award. 2009 - 2009
AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Conference. 2009 - 2009
Appointed to Fellow Status. 2008
Chair, American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. 2008
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Rochester. 2005 - 2007
Presidential Poster Award for Geriatric Education Research. 2001
Certification as a Medical Director in Long-Term Care. 2000
Merck / AGS New Investigator Award. 2000
Geriatric Academic Career Award. 1999
Young Investigator Award. 1999
Presidential Poster Award for Models of Geriatric Care. 1998
The David A. Ontjes Intern of the Year Award. 1991
The Lemmon Pharmaceutical Company Student Award. 1990
National Hispanic Scholar. 1987 - 1990
Summa Cum Laude Graduate, St. Lawrence University, Phi Beta Kappa, The Thomas A. Dooley Pre-Medical Award. 1986
Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, The Edward N. Warner Biology Award. 1985
Nathan Ford Giffin Trustee Scholar, Charles A. Dana Scholar, St. Lawrence University Faculty Scholar. 1982 - 1986
Journal of gerontological nursing.. 2021 May 47 (5):55-56. Epub 05/01/2021.
Journal of gerontological nursing.. 2021 March 147 (3):47-48. Epub 1900 01 01.
Lundebjerg NE, Medina-Walpole AM
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2021 February 9 Epub 02/09/2021.
Medina-Walpole A, Levy NA
Geriatric nursing.. 2021 January 5 Epub 01/05/2021.
Journal of gerontological nursing.. 2021 January 147 (1):47-48. Epub 1900 01 01.
Geriatric nursing.. 2020 November 2 Epub 11/02/2020.
Journal of gerontological nursing.. 2020 November 146 (11):51-52. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medina-Walpole AM, Sachs GA, Hazzard WR
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2020 September 14 Epub 09/14/2020.
Journal of gerontological nursing.. 2020 September 146 (9):47-48. Epub 1900 01 01.
Geriatric nursing.. 2020 August 20 Epub 08/20/2020.
Geriatric nursing.. 2020 June 29 Epub 06/29/2020.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2020 May 9 Epub 05/09/2020.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2020 May 68 (5):908-911. Epub 04/29/2020.
Geriatric nursing.. 2020 April 28 Epub 04/28/2020.
Jacob M, Stewart P, Medina-Walpole A, Fong CT
The clinical teacher.. 2016 June 13 (3):197-201. Epub 06/25/2015.
Gillespie SM, Brandt LE, Chang A, Chao SH, Corcoran AM, Miller R, Harper GM, Levine SA, Medina-Walpole A
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2014 August 62 (8):1575-82. Epub 07/15/2014.
Gillespie SM, Medina-Walpole A, Lambert DR
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2013 January 88 (1):8-9. Epub 1900 01 01.
Friedman SM, Gillespie SM, Medina-Walpole AM, Caprio TV, Karuza J, McCann RM
Gerontology & geriatrics education.. 2013 34 (4):409-20. Epub 08/25/2013.
Gillespie SM, Thornburg LL, Caprio TV, Medina-Walpole A
Journal of graduate medical education.. 2012 September 4 (3):287-9. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medical Student Attitudes towards Diverse Patient Populations: The Impact of a Patient Evaluation Course.
Medina-Walpole A, Mooney CJ, Lyness JM, Lambert D, Lurie SJ.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 2012; .
Medina-Walpole A, Mooney CJ, Lyness JM, Lambert DR, Lurie SJ
Teaching and learning in medicine.. 2012 24 (2):117-21. Epub 1900 01 01.
Nelson D, Medina-Walpole A
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2010 December 58 (12):2414-5. Epub 10/26/2010.
Gillespie SM, Medina-Walpole A
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2010 October 58 (10):2000-2. Epub 09/14/2010.
Williams BC, Warshaw G, Fabiny AR, Lundebjerg Mpa N, Medina-Walpole A, Sauvigne K, Schwartzberg JG, Leipzig RM
Journal of graduate medical education.. 2010 September 2 (3):373-83. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medicine in the 21st century: Recommended Essential Geriatrics Competencies for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residents.
Williams BC, Warshaw G, Fabiny AR, Lundebjerg N, Medina-Walpole A, Sauvigne K, Schwartzberg JG, Leipzig RM.
J Grad Med Ed. 2010; : 373-83.
Teaching Undergraduate Geriatrics in the Anatomy Lab.
Gillespie S, Medina-Walpole A.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010; 58: 2000-02.
Elder Care Provider Fact Sheets.
Nelson D, Medina-Walpole A.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010; 58: 2414-15.
Hazards of Hospitalization: Hospitalists and Geriatricians Educating Medical Students about Delirium and Falls in Geriatric Inpatients.
Lang VJ. Clark NS. Medina-Walpole A. McCann R.
Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 2008; 28(4): 94-104.
Lang VJ, Clark NS, Medina-Walpole A, McCann R
Gerontology & geriatrics education.. 2008 28 (4):94-104. Epub 1900 01 01.
Academic Career Development in Geriatric Fellowship Training.
Medina-Walpole A, Fonzi J, Katz PK.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007; 55: 2061-2067.
Medina-Walpole A, Heppard B, Clark NS, Markakis K, Tripler S, Quill T
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2005 February 53 (2):336-42. Epub 1900 01 01.
Shah MN, Heppard B, Medina-Walpole A, Clark NS, McCann R
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2005 January 53 (1):141-5. Epub 1900 01 01.
Reuben DB, Lee M, Katz D, Warshaw G, Medina-Walpole A, Bragg E, Frank JC
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2004 August 52 (8):1384-90. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medina-Walpole A, Clark NS, Heppard B, Dannefer E, Hall W, McCann R
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2004 May 52 (5):814-21. Epub 1900 01 01.
Strengthening the Fellowship Training Experience: Findings from of a National Survey of Fellowship Trained Geriatricians 1990-98
Medina-Walpole,A.; Barker,W. H.; Katz,P. R.;.
Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2004; 52: 607-610.
Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR, Karuza J, Williams TF, Hall WJ
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2003 May 51 (5):726. Epub 1900 01 01.
Hospital to Home: Improving Internal Medicine Residents' Understanding of the Needs of Older Persons after a Hospital Stay
Matter,C. A.; Speice,J. A.; McCann,R.; Mendelson,D. A.; McCormick,K.; Friedman,S.; Medina-Walpole,A.; Clark,N. S.;.
Academy of Medicine. 2003; 78: 793-797.
Medina-Walpole A, Barker WH, Katz PR, Karuza J, Williams TF, Hall WJ
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2002 May 50 (5):949-55. Epub 1900 01 01.
Implementation of an Interdisciplinary Behavior Management Program
Hughes,T. L.; Medina-Walpole,A. M.;.
Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2002; 48: 581-587.
Hughes TL, Medina-Walpole AM
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2000 May 48 (5):581-7. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medina-Walpole AM, Katz PR
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 1999 August 47 (8):1005-15. Epub 1900 01 01.
Medina-Walpole AM, McCormick WC
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 1998 February 46 (2):187-92. Epub 1900 01 01.
Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 9th Edition (2016)
Authors: Medina-Walpole A, Pacala JT, Potter JF, Editors
Publisher: American Geriatrics Society, New York, NY 2016
Approaches to Recruitment of Candidates to Adv Fellowship Training and Faculty (2008)
Authors: Medina-Walpole, Annette
Publisher: Manual developed for the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Excellence in Ge 2008
Principles and Practices of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (2003)
Chapter: Quality of Care in the Nursing Home
Authors: Medina-Walpole, A.; Katz, P.R.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies 2003
Health in Aging (2003)
Chapter: Eldercare at Home, Constipation and Diarrhea. Reviewed and revised the chapters on diarrhea and constipation for this online manual for caregivers.
Authors: Medina-Walpole, A
Publisher: American Geriatrics Society Foundation 2003
Geriatric Review Syllabus 2002 (2002)
Chapter: Authored the gastroenterology question and discussion section with literature review and references
Authors: Medina-Walpole, A.
Publisher: American Geriatrics Society 2002