Office for Aging Research and Health Services


Educating Those Who Serve Older Adults

The following are programs offered by components of the Medical Center.

Grand Rounds Schedules

Training Programs

Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Traineeships

The University of Rochester's School of Nursing offers the Advancing Quality in Long Term Care Nursing Traineeship Program.  The traineeship program curriculum includes coursework in geriatrics and gerontology augmented with inter-professional geriatric education, develpment of expertise in leading Quality Assurance and Performance Improvment (QAPI) Programs, and professional networking experiences.

Advanced Prevention VA Fellowship in Veteran Mental Health and Suicide

This unique fellowship program aims to prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators in suicide prevention research, education and clinical care. It includes specialized training opportunities with high risk populations, including older Veterans. Learn about the Advanced Prevention VA Fellowship.

Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disease Fellowship

The Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship (NS-07338) at the University of Rochester is the only NIH-funded fellowship specifically aimed at developing clinical and translational researchers in neurology.

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship is based at Monroe Community Hospital—a premier teaching nursing home and home to core faculty of the Division of Geriatrics & Aging. The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship is a one-year ACGME accredited training program for board-eligible internists and family practitioners.

Geriatric Oncology Fellowship

The Geriatric Oncology Fellowship Program is designed to cultivate productive academic careers through an experience that combines solid clinical training with a strong emphasis on either basic science or clinical research. For additional information, please contact Supriya Mohile.

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Learn about the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship program.

Interdisciplinary Geriatric Fellowship

Learn about the Interdisciplinary Geriatric Fellowship program.

Memory Care Program Fellowship

The University of Rochester Memory Care Fellowship provides training for 1 or 2 years to graduates of accredited residency training programs in the diagnosis and management of individuals with dementia.

Article of the Month

Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults

Mapstone et al, Nat Med 2014

Dr. Mapstone and his colleagues are trying to develop novel and inexpensive ways to detect Alzheimer’s disease for early treatment and testing new interventions. In this study they describe the discovery and validation of a set of lipids found in blood that may represent some of the early biological changes in Alzheimer’s disease.  This finding, if found in other studies may herald a new paradigm for detecting the disease much earlier than is currently possible.  A blood test could be developed which would be easy to administer and inexpensive and may allow for earlier treatments when they may do the most good.


Featured Geriatric Clinical Program of Excellence

Featured Program: Memory Care Program