A one-year ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship in Geriatric Medicine is available to Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents who have satisfactorily completed their residency and are board eligible in their specialty of Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. Two positions are available each year. The fellowship start date is July 1 and ends on June 30 if all program requirements are met.
Rotational experiences include geriatric psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, geriatric consultation/concentrated Long Term Care experience, specialty clinics (Pain, Orthopaedics, Urology, Neurology,) home care, hospice and an elective. Four weeks of vacation are also provided. Longitudinal experiences include Home Care, nursing home, and primary care clinic. Fellows complete a limited research project prior to finishing the fellowship.
Applications for the 2017-2018 fellowship are now available through ERAS. U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and J-1 visa holders are invited to apply. Highly qualified candidates will be invited to interview on campus.
Half-day per week – didactic, research, Journal Club
Half-day per week-longitudinal nursing home experience
Half day per week longitudinal geriatric clinic
Two months -- Physical Medicine and Rehab
Two months - Geriatric Psychiatry
One month - Hospice
Two weeks outpatient
Two weeks inpatient
Two months -- Inpatient geriatric consultation and specialty clinics
Four half days per week inpatient geriatric consultation
Four half-days per week subspecialty clinics
Two half-days per week Orthopedics
One half-day per week Neurology
Two months – Home care/subspecialty clinics
Multidisciplinary Geriatric Assessment
Four half-days per week home care
Two months - Concentrated LTC (nursing home) experience
One half-day per week LTC geriatric psychiatry
Six half-days per week at nursing home
One month -- vacation
Mukesh Yadav and Kamal Rezkallah