Geriatric Psychiatry

The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry program produces specialists in the delivery of skilled and comprehensive psychiatric medical care of older adults suffering from psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders. Our clinical programs emphasize expert diagnosis, early intervention, continuity of care, and access to new therapies and clinical research protocols.

Education

Geriatric residents participate in supervised, collaborative, interdisciplinary clinical and didactic experiences which provide training in the:

Research

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences features several nationally recognized research programs. Geriatric psychiatry residents have opportunities for supervised participation in funded research projects.

Patient Care

Through Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg Psychiatry faculty provide skilled and comprehensive psychiatric mental care of older adults suffering from psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings. See the Patient Care section of this site for more detail.

Ashraf Helmy, MD

Ashraf Helmy, MD
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry