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Areas of Training

  • Medical Student Training in Aging Research Program (MSTAR): This program offers an 8-12 week intensive experience in aging research for first-year medical students.
  • Pre and Postdoctoral Training Program: Funded by the National Institute on Aging, this program provides training for pre- and postdoctoral researchers interested in studying the health of older minorities, particularly older Hispanics.
  • Pre and Post-Doctoral Training in Comparative Effectiveness Research: The Sealy Center on Aging has pre- and post-doctoral fellowship positions for training in research focused on the comparative effectiveness of health care provided to older adults, with an emphasis on cancer related outcomes.
  • Campus Training: UTMB Campus Training & Education Programs
  • Geriatric Electives: At UTMB, geriatrics content is woven throughout the 4-year undergraduate medical school curriculum. Multiple modalities teach and provide experiences to support geriatrics learning objectives. The geriatrics curriculum is comprised of a series of lectures, PBL cases, standardized patient encounters, and community experiences incorporated throughout the curriculum.
  • Medical Electives: There are currently three (3) geriatric electives available for selection by students to fulfill their requirements.

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Community Outreach & Event Highlights

RSVP Senior Volunteer Program of Galveston County
*RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over!

Center for Spirituality of Aging Events:
Seniors Lunch and Learn April thru May 2015 GalvestonThe UTMB Center for Spirituality of Aging at the Sealy Center on Aging recently hosted several Lunch and Learn activities for area seniors:

Learning Center Events:
Seniors enjoying a free movie at the Sealy Center on Aging Learning CenterThe Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center recently hosted a free movie for seniors:

SCoA Shared Calendar of Events: