Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Curriculum

Comprehensive Clinical Experiences in Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Curriculum

The Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship (Internal Medicine) Program provides a rich education experience by training fellows in a variety of clinical settings. These clinical opportunities, which include palliative care, geropsychiatry and behavioral neurology, allow geriatrics fellows to explore the depth and breadth of geriatric medicine.

Sample block schedule for one-year geriatrics fellowship
Block Dates Fellow 1
1 7/30 - 8/26 Vacation 8/6–8/20
Post-Acute Care/SNF
2 8/27 - 9/23 SNF/GoCO (Geri Consults)
3 9/24 – 10/21 VA GEM
4 10/22 – 11/18 VA Hospice
5 11/19 –12/16 PACE/House Calls
6 12/17 -1/13 ACE (Acute Care for Elders)/GoCO
7 1/14 - 2/10 Behavioral Neurology
8 2/11 - 3/10 Palliative Care
9 3/11 - 4/7 Vacation 3/18- 3/30
Nursing Home
10 4/8 - 5/5 AGS 5/1-5/5
VA-Geropsych
11 5/6 - 6/2 VA-Rehab Medicine/ambulatory
12 6/3 - 6/30 VA GEM
13 7/1 – 7/28 Elective

Sample weekly schedule of clinic, nursing home and conferences

Monday

  • PM: 5-6pm, Citywide Journal Club (q month: Oct-June)

Tuesday

  • AM: 8-12pm, Foley Clinic

Wednesday

  • AM: 8-12pm, NH (1st and 3rd Wed)
  • PM: 1-5pm, Citywide Conference (July-Sept)

Thursday

  • AM: 8-9am, Geri/Pall Care Conf at VA Wade (every other week)

Friday

  • AM: 8-9am, Topics Lecture
  • AM: 9-3pm, VA Clinic
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