Geriatric Medicine & Palliative Care


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

Vinod Kaushik, M.D., Program Director
Vicki Hudson, Program Coordinator
Phone: 409.772.1756
Division of Geriatrics
University of Texas Medical Branch