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Fellowship ProgramGeriatrics


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.

Program Director - Mukaila Raji, MD
Program Coordinator - Vicki Hudson

Our Gradutes
  • 100% Geriatric Medicine Board Pass Rate
  • > 50 abstracts & papers in journals such as JAGS & JAMA
  • Award winning presentations at local & national meetings
  • 68 fellows graduated since 1994
  • Graduates in leadership positions including directorships of fellowship programs at academic medical centers

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.

Major program components include:

    Clinical Curriculum
    Provides didactic training in a wide range of services including in patient acute care for the elderly (ACE) unit, geriatric clinic, geriatric medicine consultation, skilled and community nursing facilities, home visits, adult rehabilitation, geriatric psychiatry, rheumatology, neurology, sleep medicine, pain service, hospice and urology-gynecology.
    Geriatric Fellows' Conference
    A series of lectures, case conferences, journal clubs, and board reviews including quality improvement (QI) coursework, the Lefeber Winter Series on Aging, and a Forum on Aging, which provide trainees with a broad scope of Geriatric education. 

You can apply to the fellowship program through the ERAS system.     

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
Mukaila Raji, M.D., M.Sc., Program Director
Vicki Hudson, Program Coordinator
Division of Geriatrics
University of Texas Medical Branch       

 

Fellows

  • Ghosh, Aditi, MD

    Aditi Ghosh, MD
    Resident PGY-4

    Division: Geriatrics
    Department: Internal Medicine
  • Shepard, Victoria, MD

    Abara, Ndidi, MD
    Resident PGY-4

    Division: Geriatrics
    Department: Internal Medicine