Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
"After conducting a national search of geriatric medicine fellowship programs, I was convinced that the University of Washington program offered the strongest combination of clinical and research training. The breadth and depth of research opportunities is endless. "
--Eric Coleman, MD
The primary goals of our fellowship program are:
- To provide interdisciplinary clinical training in geriatric medicine.
- To prepare
physicians for an academic career in gerontology.
Our program is ACGME Accredited and offers two and three year fellowship options.
Clinical services place emphasis on primary care, chronic disease management and transitions of care. Clinical services encompass the spectrum of:
- Ambulatory care
- Acute and subacute inpatient care
- Home care
- Nursing home care
- Palliative care and hospice
- Subacute rehabilitation
Participation in geriatric research is integral to the program. Research and scholarly activities include:
- Animal Models
- Cell Biology
- Clinical Epidemiology
- Clinical Research
- Health Services Research
- Molecular Biology
- Medical Education, Economics, and Ethics
Fellows participate in the regular teaching activities of the
Division, including: journal club, research
seminars, and clinical
Additionally, fellows gain teaching experience through teaching courses
for medical students and
supervision of housestaff.
Our past fellows are now:
- Community leaders in health care of older adults
- Long-term care specialists
- Medical Directors
- Palliative and hospice care providers
For questions contact either of our Program Directors:
- Katherine A. Bennett M.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- May J. Reed M.D. (email@example.com)
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue, Box 359755
Seattle, WA 98104