Our Work

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Direct Services

Our program has been designed to effectively respond to, assess, improve care, and ensure the safety of older adults experiencing elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

VEPT Research and Publications

Members of our team are contributing to groundbreaking research to advance the care of older adults experiencing abuse, neglect, or exploitation and to improve our understanding of the phenomenon.

VEPT Education and Outreach

Our team has educated medical professionals from multiple disciplines about our program and improving identification of and intervention for elder abuse all over the world, as well as created educational materials to help expand their knowledge of the different forms of elder abuse.

Patient Stories

Our program can serve vulnerable older adults and impact their care in many ways. Here are some representative stories (anonymized and changed to protect the identities of patients and families).

Mailing Address
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
525 E. 68th St., Box 179
New York, NY 10065

Office of the Chair
Emergency Medicine
525 E. 68th St., M-130
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-0780

Residency Office
530 E. 70th St., M-127
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-0892

Research Office
525 E. 68th St., M-130
New York, NY 10065

Leading Emergency Care