We have multiple paths through which Family Medicine and Internal Medicine trained physicians can pursue training in Geriatrics.
The VA-UCLA Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program has a national and international reputation for excellence in geriatric education, research, and clinical care. Learning objectives include development of exemplary skills and knowledge in the following:
The program is a one-year program designed to provide subspecialty training in geriatric medicine for physicians and leads to eligibility for the ABIM/ABFP examination for added qualifications in geriatrics.
A three-year fellowship in Geriatric Oncology is available for Internal Medicine trainees interested in the care of older patients with cancer. This path leads to dual ABIM board-eligibility in Geriatric Medicine and Oncology.
For fellows interested in pursuing a research career, we offer 2-year advanced fellowships that will equip trainees with the knowledge and skills to achieve excellence in geriatric research and/or quality improvement, taking full advantage of the expertise and resources of the Graduate Schools at UCLA as well as our renowned UCLA Geriatric Medicine research faculty.