Curriculum

Participating institutions

Fellowship rotations (Year 1)

Major rotations

  • Outpatient Consultation Clinic (12 months)
  • Outpatient Geriatric Primary Care Clinic (12 months)
  • Long Term Care/Nursing Home Care (12 months)
  • VA Home-Based Primary Care Service (2 months)
  • Inpatient Consultation Service (6 months)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Service (1 month)
  • Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation Service (1 month)
  • Outpatient Geropsychiatry Clinic (2 months)

Minor rotations

  • WU ADRC Memory & Aging Project
  • WU Memory Diagnostic Clinic
  • Hospice and Home Health Care
  • Sub-specialty Clinics including
    • Bone Health
    • Movement Disorders
    • Urogynecology
    • Wound Care
    • Ophthalmology

Curriculum

View the Geriatric Fellowship Curriculum Manual AY17-18

Conferences

In addition to direct clinical teaching, the curriculum also includes a weekly seminar series co-sponsored by the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging and the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science at Washington University School of Medicine. The Seminar Series upcoming events can be found on Washington University’s Institute for Public Health’s website.

The curriculum also includes journal club, clinical reviews, case conferences and core material in Geriatrics review.

View the Clinical Issues of Aging Conference Schedule

Research and quality improvement training

Fellows are expected to produce a scholarly Patient Safety and Quality Improvement project in collaboration with faculty. Many fellows also elect to pursue an additional year of research training, as we are able to offer continued funding.