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Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

home-page-current-fellows.jpgWhy Choose Our Program?

One of the oldest and most recognized programs in the country, the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship develops clinicians, educators and investigators who are leaders in our field. Our fellows will find a welcoming, collegial atmosphere and wide-ranging opportunities for experience in a variety of settings, including:

  • One of the nation's first teaching nursing homes
  • Training experiences across the continuum of care (hospital, nursing home, office practice, assisted living, home care)
  • Geriatric Fracture Center (Co-Management Model with Orthopedics)
  • Continuity care in Geriatric Outpatient Practice
  • Training in Telemedicine practice
  • Participation in Project ECHO for geriatric mental health and dementia care
  • Training in Geriatric Psychiatry
  • One of the best-known regional rehabilitation programs
  • An Acute Care for Elders unit (ACE)
  • An Elder One (PACE) site
  • A Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC)

The History of Geriatrics in Rochester  Welcome from the Program Director

Program At a Glance

Flexible Curriculum

There is flexibility in the program, and it is not uncommon for fellows to tailor tracks to fit their needs during training as their learning objectives and career goals evolve.

Mentor Relationships

Our fellows most commonly reference the personal relationships and valuable mentoring they receive as one of the top reasons why they would recommend URMC.

Living in Rochester

Our emphasis on work/life balance is an important reason fellows choose URMC. A focus on trainees' well-being enables you to learn and thrive in Rochester.