Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Overview

Ana Tuya Fulton, MD, MBA, FACP, AGSF Associate Professor of Medicine, clinician educator and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, clinician educator, is the Executive Chief of Geriatrics at Care New England health system, and Chief Medical Officer, Integra Community Care Network.  She completed her internal medicine residency, chief residency, and geriatric fellowship at Brown University after graduating from The George Washington University School of Medicine. Her interests include end of life care, improving transitions of care for older adults improving the quality of care for patients with advanced cognitive impairment and bringing best practices of geriatrics an palliative care into systems of care and ACOs.  Dr. Fulton served as executive sponsor and clinical leader on a cooperative research collaboration agreement between Integra Community care network, LLC and the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, in conjunction with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to “Reduce Unplanned Acute Events in Older Adults”.  This work led to the formation of Integra @ Home, a hospital at home model of care to serve frail older adults.  She also serves as an expert faculty member for the Center to Advance Palliative Care in their Serious Illness learning community to help other accountable care organizations create programs to improve care of the seriously ill.  Her clinical and academic work focuses on improving serious illness care for persons with cognitive impairment as well as in integrating geriatrics and palliative care best practices into primary care, hospital-based care, and accountable care entities.   She has done multiple national presentations in these areas, and has published over 27 peer reviewed articles. 

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