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Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

About Geriatric & Palliative Medicine

Dr. Bednarczyk

The Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine at Rush University Medical Center is committed in advancing healthcare for older adults and individuals with serious illnesses. Our division stands at the forefront of innovative practices and compassionate approaches. With a multidisciplinary team of experts, we provide comprehensive and personalized care tailored to the unique needs of each patient. Through cutting-edge research and education, we strive to shape the future of geriatric and palliative medicine by equipping healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional care to our aging population. At Rush University Medical Center, our division is dedicated to enhancing quality of life and promoting dignity for all patients and their families, ensuring that every individual receives the support and attention they deserve during their journey towards wellness and comfort.

The Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine is part of the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. For more information about the Division's patient care services, educational programs, and innovative research, please explore the website.

Pictured to the right: Dr. Magdalena Bednarczyk, Division Chief of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine

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Clinical Services

Rush University Medical Center offers specialized services for patients seeking Geriatric and/or Palliative Care. Click the links below to learn more.


The Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine provides fellows with comprehensive clinical training. Learn more by visiting the pages below:

Click the link above to learn more about research in the Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine.

Clinical Faculty
Research Faculty
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For Patients

Phone: 888-352-7874

For Professionals

Phone: 312-942-4120


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