In addition to clinical training, there are numerous conferences and didactic activities for fellows, including an introductory lecture series, weekly clinical conferences, regular journal clubs, case discussions, Medical Directorship lectures and a monthly interdisciplinary clinical conference at the VA Ann Arbor GRECC. The conferences include up-to-date scientific information on core topics in geriatric medicine, with faculty members from several departments within U-M as speakers.
Fellows are also afforded the opportunity to attend local conferences such as the Movement Disorders Conference that are built into the fellowship curriculum. Furthermore learners are provided with a stipend to attend one national conference such as the annual American Geriatrics Society meeting.
Additional Monthly Seminars Opportunities include: Clinical Epidemiology Seminars, Interdisciplinary Research Conferences (IRC), and Research Education Core (REC) Conferences.