Leora Borek, M.D. Joins Hebrew Rehabilitation Center’s Department of Medicine
BOSTON - Harvard Medical School affiliate Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of older adults, today announced Leora Borek, M.D. has joined Hebrew Rehabilitation Center’s Department of Medicine. Dr. Borek joins the organization as Director of Psychiatry at HSL’s NewBridge on the Charles in Dedham. Dr. Borek will be providing evaluation and ongoing psychiatric treatment to patients in the outpatient, post-acute care, and long-term care hospital settings at NewBridge.
Dr. Borek completed her psychiatry residency at the Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Residency Training Program and her fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at Brown University, where she extended her fellowship training to include a year of research conducting clinical studies on psychiatric conditions in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Borek was Medical Director of the Enhanced Outpatient Program at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. and most recently was a geriatric and neuropsychiatric consultant to nursing facilities.
“Dr. Borek’s compassion for our aging population is evident when you meet her,” said Eran Metzger M.D., Medical Director of Psychiatry at HSL. “Combined with her strong experience in geriatric psychiatry, it was easy to see she’d be a great addition to our team.”
According to Dr. Borek, “I’m honored to join HSL in its mission to redefine aging. HSL’s reputation in the field of aging is well-known so it’s a privilege to work here. I look forward to helping seniors at NewBridge in all phases of their lives, in the outpatient, post-acute care, and long-term care hospital settings.”
About Hebrew SeniorLife
Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a national senior services leader uniquely dedicated to rethinking, researching, and redefining the possibilities of aging. Founded in Boston in 1903, the nonprofit organization today provides communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers. For more information about Hebrew SeniorLife, visit http://www.hebrewseniorlife.org, follow us on Twitter @H_SeniorLife, like us on Facebook, or read our blog.