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Recognition for Excellence

The faculty and programs in the Section of Geriatrics are recognized for excellence at the national level. The section has received many grants and awards in recognition of this excellence.

Medical Students

Medical students at Boston University School of Medical receive classroom-based and clinical education in geriatric medicine through a variety of required and voluntary opportunities. Students from other universities are invited to join us for unique research and learning opportunities.

Interns & Residents

Interns and Residents receive training and experience in Geriatric Medicine through rotations in inpatient and outpatient settings.


Boston Medical Center offers fellowships in Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Oncology, along with other advanced training opportunities.


The Section of Geriatrics seeks to continually educate health professionals in the care of older adults with complex health concerns. This occurs through weekly conferences and various special programs for faculty and practicing physicians.

Useful Links

Helpful information, resources and support about Geriatrics.

Contact Education Staff

Main email address: [email protected]
Main phone number: 617.638.6112
Fax: 617.638.6152

Nilsa Carrasquillo
Education Program Manager
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Janet Seo
Education Program Coordinator
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Haniya Syeda
Clerkship Coordinator
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