Geriatrics Care at Boston Medical Center

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Education & Training – Medical Students

Summer Institute in Geriatric Medicine

This weeklong conference funded by the National Institute of Aging provides medical students from across the United States, who are entering their 3rd or 4th year of medical school, an opportunity to gain exposure to academia and research in geriatric medicine. Activities of the Summer Institute include clinical and research seminars on key geriatrics/aging topics, site visits to research and clinical programs, and small group development of a research proposal. 

The director of the program is the chair of the BMC Section of Geriatrics Director of Research, Rebecca A. Silliman, MD, PhD. Sharon A. Levine, MD and Dellara F. Terry, MD, MPH are the Institute’s co-directors. Faculty members include nationally recognized academic geriatricians and Boston University faculty conducting aging research.

This program is sponsored by American Geriatrics Society and the Boston University School of Medicine with funding from the National Institute of Aging. Participants in recent years have been very enthusiastic about the value of the program and NIA has committed to funding the Institute through 2016.

A maximum of 20 students will be selected to participate in this program.  Please note that applications must be received either electronically or in paper format by a 2014 date to be announced. Full financial support will be provided.

How to Apply

To apply to the 2014 Summer Institute in Geriatric Medicine, please visit the American Geriatrics Society websiteThe application period has closed for the 2014 Summer Institute. Information about the 2015 program will be available in November 2014.  Inquiries should be directed to: Julia Bruno at 617.638.6155 or Julia.Bruno@bmc.org.

 

 

Appointments

Call: 617.414.4639
Fax: 617.414.4094


Boston Medical Center
Geriatrics Clinic
Shapiro Center
725 Albany Street
9th Floor, Suite 9A
Boston, MA 02118


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Fax: 617.414.4094


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Call: 617.638.6100
Fax: 617.638.6179


Administration Office

Boston Medical Center
Section of Geriatrics
88 East Newton Street
Robinson 2
Boston, MA 02118-2393
Call: 617.638.8383
Fax: 617.638.8387


Education Program

Call: 617. 638.6112
Fax: 617.638.6152


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