Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Fellowship

This one-year program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our Division of Geriatric Psychiatry has a national reputation for clinical and educational expertise in late-life mental health, and an international reputation as a research leader in late-life mood and cognitive disorders. Fellows completing this program are eligible for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s Added Qualification in Geriatric Psychiatry.

Geriatric psychiatryFellows in the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Fellowship are exposed to a complete spectrum of clinical and academic experiences in geriatric psychiatry, geriatrics, and gerontology. Not only do fellows acquire expertise in using pharmacotherapy and psychosocial interventions to treat patients with late-life mental disorders, but their training also provides them with an in-depth understanding of the family and environmental systems in which older patients live. 

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