The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine provides an outstanding learning environment for medical trainees at all levels, including medical students, residents and fellows. Through didactic education, clinical rotations and opportunities for mentored research, the Division provides trainees with a wealth of resources to enhance quality of care, with passionate and talented faculty who assist in developing the skills necessary for successful careers as clinician-educators or investigators.
The Division is educating the next generation of physicians through accredited fellowship programs in both Geriatrics Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The fellowships focus on interdisciplinary clinical training and the development of teaching and research skills. The goal of the fellowships is to train participants to become exceptional specialized physicians and to provide future academic leaders and clinicians with an excellent foundation in comprehensive patient care, as well as strong communication and research expertise to improve care delivery.