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Joyce Fogel

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
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  • Geriatric Medicine

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine

  • Fellowship, Geriatric
    SUNY Health Science Center - College of Medicine


    Dr. Joyce Fogel attended Sophie Davis School for Biomedical Education at City College of the City University of New York and then received her MD from SUNY Downstate She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Downstate- Kings County where she also served as Chief Resident followed by a 2 year fellowship in Geriatrics at New York University Hospital – Bellevue Hospital Center. Since her fellowship she has been actively involved in both clinical and academic geriatrics. Dr Fogel joined Beth Israel in 2010 as Division Chief of Geriatrics. Prior to that she was a geriatrician at St Vincent’s Hospital where she also was division chief. She has been continuously, through out her career, been involved with program development and teaching including medical students, residents and fellows. Dr Fogel is a fellow of the American College of Physician, and the American Geriatrics Society and . Since joining Beth Israel, Dr Fogel has provided the oversight for the growth of Geriatric clinical services, both inpatient and outpatient, as well as the educational opportunities. Her clinical interests include Geriatric assessment, dementia , delirium, frailty and debility. She has presented locally and nationally on various Geriatric topics . Dr Fogel maintains an outpatient practice at Beth Israel Senior Health.


  • 2014 -
    Presidential Poster Competition Winner
    American Geriatrics Society National Meeting

  • 2014 - 2015
    Super Doctors
    New York Times

  • 2008 -
    Humanitarian of the Year Award
    Caring Community

  • 2001 -
    Presidential Poster Competition Winner
    American Geriatrics Society National Meeting

  • 2000 -
    Best Doctors in New York
    New York Magazine

  • 2000 - 2015
    Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
    Castle Connely Medical Ltd.


I have done clinical research on delirium , reduction in hospital use of physical restraints, pressure ulcers and the effect of Hurricane Sandy of hospital use by older patient.


Fogel J, Hyman R, Rock B, Wolf-Klein G. Predictors of Outcome of Hospital Length of Stay and Nursing Home Placement in an Elderly Medical Population. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2000; 1: 202-210.

Mion L, Fogel J, Sandhu S, Palmer R. Outcomes Following Physical Restraint Reduction Programs in Two Acute Care Hospitals. J on Quality Improvement 2001; 27: 605-618.

Vitale C, Fogel J, Peterson M. Finding Common Ground: An Interactive Model of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Education. Care Management Journals 2008; 9(4): 194-200.

Fogel J, Berkman C, Merkel C, Cranston T, Leipzig R. Efficient and Accurate Measurement of Physical Restraint Use in Acute Care. Care Management Journals 2009; 10(3): 102-112.

Levine J, Humphrey S, Lebovits S, Fogel J. The unavoidable pressure ulcer: A retrospective case series. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2009; 16(8): 359-363.

Lin R, Heacock L, Fogel J. Drug-Induced, Dementia-Associated and Non-Dementia, Non-Drug Delirium Hospitalizations in the United States, 1998-2005. Drugs Aging 2010; 27(1): 51-61.

Lin R, Heacock L, Bhargave G, Fogel J. Clinical Associations of Delirium in Hospitalized Adult Patients and The Role of On Admission Presentation. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2010; 25(10): 1022-1029.

Levine J, Ayello E, Zulkowski K, Fogel J. Pressure ulcer knowledge in medical residents: An opportunity for improvement. Advances in Skin and Wound Care 2012 March; 25(3): 115-117.

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Dr. Fogel did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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