Fellowship Tracks

Clinical Pathway (1-Year Clinical)

This pathway is a one-year, ACGME-accredited training pathway with the goal of training expert clinical geriatricians who will be prepared to care for older adults across the spectrum of geriatric care needs. Fellows are trained in ambulatory care, nursing home care, inpatient consultation and co-management, home-based primary care, and rehabilitation medicine. All graduates are eligible to sit for the geriatric specialty boards.

Clinician Educator

This two-year pathway is designed to train future academic leaders in clinical geriatrics with additional expertise in medical education. A primary goal of this training program is develop a health care workforce that improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics into primary care, maximizing patient and family engagement, and transforming the healthcare system.

Training in this pathway includes the opportunity to take courses on teaching skills and curriculum development as well as opportunities for supervised teaching, clinical training in geriatric medicine, and research in curriculum development and implementation science.

Clinical Leadership Pathway

With Moorings Park of Naples, FL

This eighteen month pathway is designed to train future academic leaders in clinical geriatrics with additional expertise in health systems management and leadership skills training. A primary goal of this training program is to prepare geriatricians who are capable of assuming positions of leadership in a range of health care settings and practices. This can include continuing care retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, large health plans, and local or state health departments.

Training in this pathway includes one year of clinical geriatrics at the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus in Baltimore, MD, followed by six months of mentored leadership training at the Moorings Park Communities in Naples, FL. This state-of-the-art life care community offers many opportunities for the fellow to develop personalized skills to enhance his/her own personal goals while taking full advantage of the experience and knowledge of leaders within the Moorings Park and greater Naples medical community.

Research Fellowship Track

The JHU Geriatrics Fellowship Program has multiple research training opportunities that cover a wide range of issues that impact the health and well-being of older adults. This two- to three-year program is designed for scientists with advanced degrees (e.g., PhD, ScD) interested in developing a research career focused on problems pertinent to geriatric medicine and gerontology, or for physicians (MD, DO) with training in Geriatric Medicine or in other disciplines who want to pursue research training focused on aging-related issues. Research training can be combined for physicians with a clinical geriatrics fellowship year for a total of a 3-year research fellowship program.

Research Programs

Research programs, research opportunities and program contacts within these programs can be found through the links below: