As our population ages, students are more and more needing to learn to manage a growing body of knowledge and skills specific to the elderly. Geriatrics is a field rich with learning in all aspects of the core competencies. Geriatrics lends itself to primary care and longitudinal exploration as on most third year rotations the objectives critical in a geriatric curriculum and the patients will present themselves as opportunities time and again.

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Interested Faculty Sponsors

Dr. Jennifer Weiss

Dr. Georgia Allen

For Focus on Aging and Dementia and Research in Gerontology contact Shin Murakami