Family Medicine Residency Program

Geriatric Fellowship Curriculum


  • Inpatient Geriatric Medicine
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice
  • Neurology
  • Scholarly Activity
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation and Site Visits
  • Rheumatology
  • Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • Geriatric Administration and Faculty Development
  • Elective

Continuity Experiences

  • UPMC Geriatric Care Center Outpatient Office Hours
  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Rounds
  • Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Outpatient Office Hours
  • Faculty Development Seminars


  • Weekly geriatric board review, directed by geriatric faculty
  • Weekly geriatric conferences
  • Monthly journal club; integrated with faculty development fellows
  • Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine Conference

Opportunities for Teaching, Service and Scholarly Activity

  • Presentation of geriatric educational series to family medicine residents and medical students
  • Opportunity to work with faculty-member on Allegheny County Medical Society publication
  • Participation in Geriatric Care Center Alzheimer’s Support Group
  • Option for Faculty Development Fellowship educational track with candidacy for certificate of program completion
  • Additional activities available based upon fellow interests