Geriatric Medicine

Fellowship Overview

Welcome to the Geriatrics Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston! The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at UTMB is a fully accredited ACGME training program in geriatric medicine for graduates of internal medicine or family medicine residencies.

  • Galveston and surrounding area are home to an ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse population of elders. Our geriatric fellowship program is structured to provide geriatric training and clinical experiences to our trainees to become national leaders in research and education in geriatrics and gerontology. 
  • UTMB Geriatric Medicine Fellowship prepares fellows to be leaders in geriatric medicine through a wide variety of clinical and didactic experiences.

Our Mission

  • To advance health care and quality of life for older adults
  • To train clinically excellent, compassionate and competent specialists in geriatric medicine
  • To produce future leaders in education and research in geriatrics and gerontology 
  • To provide geriatric medicine fellows with the tools to maximize resilience and wellness throughout their career

Our Graduates

  • 100% Geriatric Medicine Board Pass Rate
  • Multiple abstracts & papers in journals such as JAGS & JAMA
  • Award winning presentations at local & national meetings
  • Graduates in leadership positions including directorships of fellowship programs at academic medical centers

Program Director - Vinod Kaushik, MD

Program Coordinator- Carrie Garcia 
Program Coordinator - Vicki Hudson
Phone:  409.772.1756