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About Us For Patients and their Families Office of Geriatric Research Medical Education Newsletter
Geriatric Fellowship Program

Program Description
Institutions and Rotations
Program Faculty
Program Fellows
The Application Process

We offer a comprehensive two-year fellowship program in geriatric medicine that integrates outstanding nationally recognized academic and clinical resources. As a Hartford Center of Excellence, fellows receive thorough training in research methodology and medical education. Fellows also benefit from the opportunity to work closely with experienced and nationally renowned researchers and educators within the Division as well as at Weill-Cornell, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Hospital for Special Surgery, and Rockefeller University. Clinical sites for training include the Wright Center on Aging, a state of the art community-based primary care facility; Amsterdam House, the division's teaching nursing home; the Hospital for Special Surgery, one of the country's leading providers of medical and surgical arthritis care; and exposure to leading geropsychiatrists and neurologists. Fellows also benefit from our strong interdisciplinary relationships with social workers, therapists, and other health care providers to ensure a complete training experience in geriatric medicine. Our program seeks to train exceptional and caring physicians to become future leaders in geriatric medicine. It is designed for physicians completing training in Internal Medicine or Family Practice and having completed their residency in the United States. We are currently accepting applications for the July 2009 program year via

If you are interested in pursuing a fellowship at Weill-Cornell Medical College, please submit a completed application, curriculum vitae, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation. Upon review of these documents, we will invite selected candidates for interviews. Please be aware that we are unable to consider applicants for a one-year program and therefore, at this time, we are unable to accept applicants holding visas. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Anthony Sewell at 212-746-3539 or via email at [email protected]. If you have questions concerning our training program, you can reach us at the same number. Again, thank you for your interest in our program.

Good luck in your career choice.


Barrie Raik, MD
Program Director
Arun Rao, MD
Assistant Program Director

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