Philip Solomon

MD Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Philip Solomon, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell—an internist and Geriatrics physician with education and leadership experience. He is currently Program Director for the Geriatrics Fellowship Program and Director of Geriatric Education and Clinical Integration at Northwell Health. Dr. Solomon also serves as President of the New York Metropolitan Area Geriatrics Society.

Dr. Solomon’s educational focus is expanding the field of Geriatrics through the lens of health system optimization and aligning care priorities with older adult patients. His Macy Faculty Scholars project aims to develop and implement Geriatrics curricula across the interprofessional clinical spectrum of a large health system. Overall project goals are to foster interprofessional education and collaborative clinical practice amongst learners to optimize care for older adults and drive interest towards the field of Geriatrics.

Edith Burns, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of Research in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, will serve as Dr. Solomon’s mentor.