Vision, Mission, and Goals
The Aging Institute will create productive and innovative programs for older adults by partnering a world class integrated health care delivery and financing system with a leading center for academic scholarship.
The Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh will provide integrated, comprehensive, and timely access to a full range of services for aged persons and the public. It offers state of the art educational programs for the public and health care professionals and promotes innovative research on aging to understand its causes and concomitants, both social and biological, as well as how best to intervene in illnesses associated with the aging process.
- Education: Promote expertise in the care of the older adult among all health care providers at UPMC and increase the number of providers who focus on the care of the older adult.
- Service: Enhance the clinical practice of geriatrics in relevant disciplines and through all sites of care, including the practice of interprofessional geriatric teams.
- Research: Increase the quality and quantity of age-related research