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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

Geriatrics ACE Unit at the Weill Cornell Campus of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The Division's unit for providing primary inpatient geriatric care and comprehensive geriatric consultations. Learn more

The Irving Sherwood Wright Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care. A state of the art community based geriatric primary care facility that is the site of training in ambulatory geriatric medicine. The Wright Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for older individuals by maintaining their highest level of function. Learn more

The Medical House Call Program. A program designed to provide medical care to older homebound individuals.

The Palliative Care Consultation Service is an interdisciplinary team whose goal is to improve the quality of life of hospitalized patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness. Our Palliative Care Team offers assistance with symptom management; enhancement of function, physical comfort, quality of life, psychosocial and spiritual support; and development of goals of care for the patients as well as their families.

The Hospital for Special Surgery Rotation. Renowned for the medical and surgical care for arthritis, with a specialized rotation in the gait and mobility problems of older adults. Learn more

Long Term Care. The Amsterdam Nursing Home is the Division's primary teaching nursing home and adult day care center. Fellows also rotate through The Hebrew Home for the Rehabilitation of the Aged in Riverdale, NY to learn about administrative aspects to long term care as well as gain exposure to continuing care communities.

GEM Research, Education, Design. The Unit promotes optimal living for older adults through the introduction of age-appropriate environmental design with an analysis of everything from lighting and furnishings to space planning and accessibility.

The Neurology and Neurobehavioral Rotation, within the Department of Neurology incorporates the Cornell Movement Disorders Program (Dr. Cheryl Waters Named First Glickman Professor at Columbia's Center For Parkinson's Disease. Read about it), the Cornell Memory Disorders Program, and the Cornell Comprehensive Stroke Program The Department of Psychiatry. One of the largest and most comprehensive in the world. Learn more.

Research. Fellows study design methodology, they design and implement research projects in clinical epidemiology, communications, economics, ethics, and other areas of geriatric interest. Fellows present their work at regional and national conferences.

Additional Rotations: Managed Care, Chaplaincy, and Hospice

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