Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: Didactics

Ample Conferences, Committees, and Research Opportunities

About Our Educational Experience

HCMC offers numerous didactic experiences within Geriatric Medicine. In addition to these scholarly activities, we encourage fellows to develop a project for presentation at a national or regional scientific meeting, or for publication. We provide full financial support to attend the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society.

Weekly Conferences

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Doc with Fellow Papers Photo
  • Geriatrics Grand Rounds and Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 
  • Journal Club
  • Core Curriculum Conferences
  • Multidisciplinary Clinical Case Presentation Conferences
  • Geriatric Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine Conferences

Other Opportunities

HCMC Biomedical Ethics Committee

  • Fellows participate in case and didactic discussion on a variety of issues
  • Held monthly

Quality Improvement Initiatives

  • Ongoing projects within the Geriatric Medicine Division, including implementation of a falls and gate assessment clinic

Research Opportunities

  • Ongoing opportunities for fellows to participate
  • Topics include: epidemiology of dementia and delirium; educational and clinical outcomes of consultative initiatives in adult protective services for vulnerable adults; palliative care clinical outcomes; diabetic management in long-term care settings; and more.

Fellows have additional didactic sessions in research study design, statistical analysis, and critical review of medical literature.