Dr. Fredrick Sherman ‘63

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Wall of Fame Class of 2012

Dr. Fredrick T. Sherman ’63 has devoted himself to the practice of geriatrics for more than 30 years. He has distinguished himself as a teacher, administrator, private practitioner, and medical columnist through his work in academic, acute, fee-for-service, long-term, and managed-care settings. Dr. Sherman was the recipient of the first American Geriatrics Society’s Clinician of the Year Award in 1990 and was selected three times as Teacher of the Year by the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he is a clinical professor. In 2001, he became medical editor of Geriatrics, a clinical-based journal that addresses the health issues and concerns of middle-aged and older adults. He has written more than 100 clinical publications and editorials for Geriatrics. In 2008, he received the prestigious Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism award for his editorials. Dr. Sherman has been an international visiting professor of geriatrics in India and Taiwan and many academic medical centers throughout the United States and Canada. In 2009, he became chief medical officer for community and managed care services in Archcare, formerly known as the Catholic Health Care System of the Archdiocese of New York. He also serves as the medical director of Archcare Senior Life, a Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) in New York City.

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