Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD

Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD, vice chair for education and professor in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She is the 2008 recipient of the American Geriatrics Society’s Dennis W. Jahnigen Award for contributions in geriatric education.

Retirement Living

What Happens as You Get Older

As a geriatrician who has spent 40 years treating older patients, Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD, hears the same question…


Falls—Beware of the Hidden Causes

Best ways to avoid this major killer of older adults Anyone can trip and be thrown momentarily off balance. But…

Health Care Professionals

Finding “Dr. Right” for an Older Patient

Many Doctors Don't Give Good Care to Their Elderly Patients The unique medical needs of old people is a topic…

Drug Interactions

Don’t Get Killed by a Pill!

When a dear older friend was being discharged from the hospital after brain surgery, I sat with her as doctors…