The Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is committed to advancing how we care for people as they age. We are thankful to work with students, residents and fellows who are committed to improving the health of our patients and advancing our research.
Our students benefit from the mentorship of our accomplished faculty. With opportunities to work in a variety of care settings, our students are the best because they learn from the best.
Our faculty welcome medical students from all levels of training for shadowing in our Seniors Clinic and offer a 4th year elective with a diverse range of experiences depending on interests. We host Foundations of Doctoring students throughout their medical school education and offer specialty primary care experiences during the Adult Ambulatory Clerkship. Mentored Scholarly Activity (MSA) projects can also be found within the division ranging from qualitative research, program development, quality improvement initiatives and clinical translational research.
Students interested in finding out more about geriatric medicine learning opportunities or scholarly projects should contact Dr. Janna Hardland for more information.
Primary Care track internal medicine residents who are dedicated to a geriatric medicine career can select a specialized pathway that includes a dedicated mentor, research projects and continuity experience as an upper-level resident within the Seniors Clinic. This program is designed to provide enhanced and longitudinal experiences throughout residency training in hopes of continuing to attract the best and brightest providers to our field. This experience should be elected prior to or just after starting their first year of residency and is limited to two candidates per year. Those who successfully complete this pathway are guaranteed a fellowship position within the National Residency Match Program at the University of Colorado but may apply broadly to programs throughout the country as well.
We have two opportunities for fellows within the Division of Geriatric Medicine.
Conferences and Other Opportunities
Trainees in the Division of Geriatric Medicine have the opportunity to participate in a variety of other educational opportunities.