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Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program

Mukaila Raji, MD
Program Director
Ellen Register
Program Coordinator
Division of Geriatrics
University of Texas Medical Branch

The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is a fully accredited ACGME training program in geriatric medicine for graduates of internal medicine or family medicine residencies. Board eligibility in geriatric medicine is awarded after successfully completing 12 months of training.

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Vinod Kaushik, MD
Geriatric Track Director
Dayna Compton
Geriatric Track Coordinator

The geriatric track at UTMB is a four-year learning experience that provides a unique opportunity to enhance knowledge, skill sets, values and expertise in the care of older adults.

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Nursing on ACE offers a unique opportunity to help the older adult population. We are a 20 bed nursing unit devoted to care of the age 65 and over medical and surgical acute inpatient population. The ACE concept includes a specialized physical environment, a strong interdisciplinary team and a focus on preventing iatrogenic complications, maintaining physical function, and ensuring a safe discharge for our patients.

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East Texas Geriatric Education Center (ETGEC) provides educational opportunities and continuing education in geriatrics to clinical health professionals, faculty and students in the health profession in East Texas.

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.

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