Geriatric Psychiatry - Education Resources

Continuing Medical Education/Maintenance of Certification



Selected publications from American Psychiatric Publishing



Opportunities for Medical Student and Residents


  • Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Programs. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) website lists geriatric psychiatry training programs.Select "List of Programs by Specialty" and in the pull-down menu, select Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and "view programs" for the full list.
  • ABPN Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes. 
  • The AAGP's Geriatric Mental Health Foundation’s Scholars Fund was developed to expose medical students and young physicians to the rewarding field of geriatric psychiatry in an effort to increase the number of medical professionals expertly trained to care for the growing older population. 

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