Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Family Medicine

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The goal of the geriatric fellowship is to provide training and experiences to enhance the knowledge and skills of physicians in geriatric medicine, which include the following

  • Extensive training in the care of the geriatric patient from the healthy to the frail
  • Extensive training in the variety of venues in which the geriatric patient receives medical care – ambulatory sites, the home, the nursing facility, the hospital – with special attention placed on maintaining the functional health of the patient
  • Special knowledge and skills to become educators of other health professionals in geriatric care
  • Administrative skills required to manage geriatric programs in the community, assisted living, and long-term care environments
  • Experience in writing grants, and performing research with abstracts, papers and presentations at scientific meetings.