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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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More information posted soon: Call for abstracts for UTMB's 19th Annual Forum on Aging Dec 2, 2014
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