Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

The UT Health San Antonio Geriatric Medicine Fellowship focuses on preparing the next generation of geriatricians to be leaders in academic and clinical venues.

The one-year fellowship offers training to those interested in increasing their competence in:

  • Managing the 5Ms of Geriatrics: Mind, Mobility, Medications, Multicomplexity, and Matters Most
  • Primary and consultative care for older adults
  • Care of older adults across multiple clinical settings
  • Clinical teaching and curriculum development
  • Research and quality improvement in the older adult population

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Aims:

To prepare fellows with the professional behaviors, attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary to be competent and compassionate geriatricians

To expose fellows to opportunities preparing them to become clinical and academic leaders who employ strategies for life-long learning

To prepare our trainees to practice team-based care in health settings that are constantly evolving and changing

Fellow Rotations and Clinical Experiences Include:

Rotations
Continuity Clinic (Longitudinal)Long-Term Care Continuity Experience (Longitudinal)
Geriatric Trauma Co-Management Service (5 blocks)Inpatient Consultative Service (1 block)
Geriatric Psychiatry (2 blocks)Community Living Center (2 blocks)
Palliative Care Consult Service (1 block)Specialty Geriatrics (2 blocks)
Home Based Primary Care (2 blocks)Hospital in the Home (2 blocks)
Rehabilitation (2 blocks)Rural Geriatric Medicine (2 blocks)
Elective (3 blocks)Research (1 block)
Introduction to Clinical Research (1 block)*Click to Learn More

How to Apply:

Applicants must:

  • Have completed an ACGME-accredited Residency Program in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine prior to starting their Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
  • Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the U.S., or have a J-1 Visa

Applications for the UT Health San Antonio Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program are submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) . The following documentation is required with your ERAS application:

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation—one must be from your residency program director
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination transcript
  • ECFMG certificate for graduates of international medical schools

 

 

 

 

ERAS applications are typically open for submission mid-July for a position starting on July 1st of the following year. Based on preliminary review of complete applications, interviews will be offered to selected applicants. Interview season typically runs from August to the beginning of November.

Our program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), and all our fellowship positions are offered through this mechanism.
NRMP # 1722151F0

Contact Us:

Name & TitleEmailPhone
Becky Powers, MD
Program Director
PowersB3@uthscsa.edu210.617.5311
Jeanette Ross, MD
Associate Program Director
RossJ@uthscsa.edu210.617.5311
Krysta Jo Sargent, MS
Program Coordinator
SargentK@uthscsa.edu210.617.5311