Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Caroline Vitale, MD, AGSF, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Director

The University of Michigan Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, led by Director Caroline Vitale, MD, AGSF is a one-year ACGME accredited(link is external) interdisciplinary training program. Since 1981, the program has trained over 155 physicians now practicing in a full range of successful careers.

Our fellowship program offers a strong clinical focus, with trainees providing treatment and consultation in a wide variety of clinical care settings, including Turner Geriatrics Clinic at East Ann Arbor, VA Ann Arbor Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), and various community sites for geriatric inpatient care, post-acute care, long term care and hospice experiences.

With a diverse patient population from a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds and exposure to several models of geriatric care, our Geriatric Medicine fellowship program is one of the best in the nation. It is the ideal training experience for those physicians interested in Geriatrics, Primary Care, and/or future Medical Leaders, providing exposure to an integrated interprofessional approach to the care of older adults.

The role of Geriatricians continues to evolve as does our program. With Geriatricians are in demand now more than ever the Geriatric Medicine fellowship curriculum is specifically designed to offer much more than just geriatric clinical experiences - we pride ourselves in teaching the next generation of geriatric educators, researchers and leaders of tomorrow’s medicine.

Also be sure to check out our Two-Year Integrated Geriatric-Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship track and 2nd and 3rd Year Fellowship Opportunities.

Samuel Rentsch

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Coordinator