Geriatrics Fellowship

 

Fellowship Program

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.
 

Application

Applications for the 2016-2017 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.

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Fellowship Experiences

 

Didactic

Half-day per week  – didactic, research, Journal Club

 

Longitudinal

Half-day per week-longitudinal nursing home experience
Half day per week longitudinal geriatric clinic

 

Block

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
     Urology 
     Gynecology
     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

 

 

 

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Mukesh Yadav and Kamal Rezkallah
2016-2017 Fellows