About Us

Group Respite

Relatives as Parents

Leadership in Aging





The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ









Sheila M. Ryan Barnett, MD

Dr. Barnett received her medical degree from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, University of London, England. She did a residency in Internal Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., and has completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In 1995 she completed her anesthesia residency at Beth Israel, Harvard Medical School, Boston. She is now an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School on staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, where she is Director of the Anesthesiology Residency Program. Dr. Barnett is a founding member and treasurer for the Society for Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesia (SAGA). In addition, she serves on the committee on Geriatric Anesthesia and is active in promoting resident education in this area.

Brookdale Fellow Class of 1991