Fellowship Goals and Objectives
The goals of the UT Southwestern Medical Center Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program are:
- To educate physicians
- To provide elderly patients with the best possible care using expertise in clinical skills by fostering the development of a strong medical foundation based on current literature and basic science research
Fellows will have four longitudinal rotations and 12 monthly block rotations.
- Ambulatory Clinics
- Long-Term Care
- House Call Program
- Acute Inpatient and Consult Service
- Palliative Care/Ethics
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)
- Transitional Care Unit (3)
- House Calls
- Nursing Home
- Two Electives
The objectives of each rotation are given in the appropriate section of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Orientation Manual.