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The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ









Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD

Rosanne Leipzig

Dr. Leipzig is the Gerald and Mary Ellen Ritter Professor and the Vice Chair for Education of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

She has been recognized with numerous awards for excellence in medical education and geriatrics.  Dr. Leipzig's research and publications highlight evidence-based treatment for older adults, the use of restraints in hospitalized elderly, and models for teaching geriatrics to non-geriatricians, chronic care and evidence-based medicine.  She is the founder of the “Portal of Online Geriatric Education (www.POGOe.com ),” a Web-based clearinghouse for geriatric educational materials supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. She is the editor-in-chief of Focus on Healthy Aging, a monthly newsletter for consumers, and chair of the Geriatrics Working Group the United States Preventive Services Task Force.  She recently completed her term on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Board of Directors, where she served as Chair of the ABIM Subspecialty Board on Geriatric Medicine.

Brookdale Fellow Class of 1985