Geriatric Psychiatry

 

Fellowship Title:

Interdisciplinary Training in Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Fellowship Description:

This an interdisciplinary training program originating in the Department of Psychiatry, with close ties to the Departments of Neuroscience, Radiology and Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The faculty members have appointments in these departments, and have an established record of collaborative interactions. The research interests of the core faculty represent the major sub-disciplines of the neurosciences and biological psychiatry, including molecular and cellular neurobiology, mouse genetics, developmental neurobiology, systems neurobiology, neuroimaging, clinical psychiatry, psychiatric genetics and neuropsychiatry. The primary vehicle for training is supervised research in a laboratory of one of the core faculty members, combined with an organized didactic program in relevant aspects of research methodology, ethics and career development. The training program provides a unique opportunity for MDs and PhDs to obtain training at the postdoctoral level in a wide range of disciplines oriented toward advancing knowledge in psychiatry. 

Web Address:

 

Email:

caross@jhu.edu

Contact:

Christopher A. Ross M.D. Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
CMSC 8-121
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone 410-614-0011
Fax 410-614-0013

 

 

Fellowship Title:

Stanford/VA Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Fellowship Description:

This comprehensive one-year training program includes clinical rotations, didactic seminars, courses and research opportunities for residents in geriatric psychiatry. The clinical rotations involve the Stanford/VA Alzheimer's Center, the Geriatric Consultation Team (VA-Palo Alto), the Geriatric Mental Health Clinic (VA-Menlo Park) and the Geriatric Inpatient Hospital (Stanford University Medical Center). These services are all directed by full-time members of the Stanford University Psychiatry academic faculty. The next opening will be July 1, 2011. Applicants must have completed their PGY IV Psychiatry training and be licensed by the State of California by the time they begin the fellowship.

Web Address:

 

Email:

qdang@stanford.edu  

Contact:

Quynh Dang
Training Program Assistant
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
401 Quarry Road, Room 2204
Stanford, CA 94305-5723
 
650-725-2769
650-725-3762 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Fellowship Programs in Geriatric Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychology

Fellowship Description:

The UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences provides post-graduate subspecialty training in geriatrics for psychiatrists and post-doctoral psychologists. Trainees are exposed to the full range of geriatric psychiatric disorders in a variety of clinical settings and receive close supervision from experienced faculty. Advances in research on aging and geriatric mental health by our renowned faculty equips fellows with the most innovative approaches to depression, psychosis, age-related memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and a range of geriatric mental health issues. Training at UCLA includes instruction in new technologies, treatments, legal and ethical issues, and psychosocial aspects of geriatric psychopathology. UCLA faculty members are involved nationally in geriatric psychiatry training curriculum development, and the program fosters development of future researchers and educators. Many opportunities for research training are also available to trainees interested in leadership roles in academic psychiatry.

Web Address:

http://www.semel.ucla.edu/fellowship/geriatric

Email:

jmcampbell@mednet.ucla.edu

Contact:

Jaclyn Campbell
Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
University of California, Los Angeles
760 Westwood Plaza, C8-225 Semel
Los Angeles, CA 90024
P:310-794-3712
F:310-825-6483




Fellowship Title:

Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mood Disorders

Fellowship Description:

This NIMH-funded (NRSA) postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mood Disorders provides research training on clinical, biological and psychosocial aspects of geriatric depression to psychiatrists, physicians, psychologists and social scientists.  Since mood disorders interact with a variety of biological, behavioral and psychosocial factors, the program provides rich opportunities for trainees to study complex research methodology and mental health services.  The typical duration of training is two years; however, one or three year programs may be offered to trainees when appropriate.  The program utilizes a productive faculty, the diverse patient population of the Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, numerous community-based research sites, the training and research structures of the NIMH-funded (P30) Advanced Centers for Interventions and Services Research in Geriatric Psychiatry (ACISR), and a number of collaborating laboratories.  Seven training components are available and cover: course of illness, intervention and mental health services research in non-psychiatric populations, electrophysiology, psychiatric clinical services, neuroimaging, and clinical psychopharmacology.  Fellows may receive training in one or more of these components. George S. Alexopoulos, M.D., Martha L. Bruce, PhD., M.P.H., and Andrew C. Leon, Ph.D. direct the Fellowship program in collaboration with a multidisciplinary training faculty.

Web Address:

http://www.cornellpsychiatry.org/research/geriatric_psychiatry.html

Email:

pjt2003@med.cornell.edu

Contact:

Paul Toth
Administrator,  Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College - Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: (914) 997-5914
Fax: (914) 682-6979




Fellowship Title:

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

Two full-time, 12-month, ACGME Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship positions are available. The Fellowship focuses on prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of mental disorders and disturbances seen in older adult patients. The patients are seen in ambulatory, consultation, community based, nursing home and inpatient settings. Renowned teaching faculty provide an environment of spirited inquiry in grand rounds, case conferences, readings, seminars, journal clubs and clinical discussions. The Fellow is encouraged to participate in research projects in geriatric psychiatry division and has ample opportunity to develop teaching and supervisory skills.

These positions are split between the Mount Sinai Hospital and the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
.  Fellows will also be able to rotate through the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and The Brian Stimulation Center of Excellence.

Web Address:

 http://www.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/psychiatry/educational-programs/geriatric-psychiatry-fellowship

Email:

charles.kellner@mssm.edu
donna.morrison@mssm.edu

Contact:

Charles Kellner, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230
One Gustave Levy Place
New York, NY, 10029
(212) 659-8810
(212) 65
9-8576 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Behavioral Neurology of Aging

Fellowship Description:

This Behavioral Neurology of Aging fellowship is open to psychiatrists, neurologists, and internists. It covers traditional behavioral neurology, neurological illnesses of the geriatric age group, and behavioral manifestations of psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases. Interaction with inpatient and outpatient psychiatry and neurology patients, as well as patients in the Memory Disorders Clinic of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, allow significant clinical experience. Opportunities for collaborations with researchers in public health, epidemiology, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, and other areas are available.

Web Address:

 

Email:

dekoskyst@msx.upmc.edu

Contact:

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-624-6889
412-624-7814 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Clinical Research Training in Geriatric Psychiatry

Fellowship Description:

The intent of this two-year fellowship is to provide rigorous training in the basic foundation and methodological tools required for clinical investigation in psychiatry. The program is designed to fill educational gaps for post-residency psychiatrists and postdoctoral psychologists. Fellows are trained by attending lectures in basic biological and neurosciences, basic social science issues, research design and statistical analysis, and general skills involving ethical issues, grant writing, and editing. Tutorials and specific course work are offered to remediate deficiencies in research backgrounds. The bulk of the fellow's time is spent working in the mentor's laboratory in collaborative and individually designed projects. The focus of this program is on geriatric populations.

Web Address:

 http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/

Email:

reynoldscf@upmc.edu

Contact:

Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D.
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Room E-1135
3811 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-246-6413
412-246-5300 (fax)




Fellowship Title:

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

The University of Washington Program is committed to providing an excellent foundation in geriatric psychiatry and gerontology. Presently, the program offers rotations at VA Puget Sound, Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, and community sites, and provides training experiences in inpatient, consultation-liaison, neurology, neuropsychology primary care, long-term care and community nursing home settings. Fellows are exposed to the full range of contemporary treatment modalities and benefit from a particularly well-developed interaction with Geriatric Medicine and other allied health training programs in gerontology. Opportunities for involvement in research and/or other scholarly projects are available and a two-year competitive research extension of the fellowship is available.

Web Address:

 

Email:

marcella.pascualy@med.va.gov

Contact:

Marcella Pascualy, M.D.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
S-116A
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
206-277-1843
206-764-2573 (fax)

 

 

Fellowship Title:

Research Training in Geriatric Neuropsychiatry

Fellowship Description:

A two- to three-year fellowship focusing on the skills necessary to become a full-time academic researcher in neuropsychiatric disorders of late-life.   The training includes an intensive, supervised research experience with a mentor and didactic courses in statistics, research design, research techniques, practical issues in clinical research and the psychobiology of late-life disorders. The faculty and primary mentors are from the departments of psychiatry, neurology and radiology.

Web Address:

 

Email:

spr2@columbia.edu

Contact:

Steven P. Roose, M.D.
New York State Psychiatric Institute
P.I. 98
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
212-543-5749
212-543-6100 (fax)

 

 

Fellowship Title:

NIA Translational Research In Alzheimer's Disease

Fellowship Description:

A National Institute on Aging-sponsored institutional fellowship program designed to train clinical researchers to carry out translational research in Alzheimer's disease and related dementing disorders is available for both M.D., and Ph.D., researchers. There is a broad range of research opportunities in neurogenetics, neuroendocrinology, cognitive neuropsychology, epidemiology, and pharmacology of Alzheimer's disease and related late life dementing disorders. M.D. candidates are eligible for the PGY5-6 years. Applicants from a wide variety of disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Web Address:

 http://depts.washington.edu/memorywe/training/traininggrant.html

Email:

scraft@u.washington.edu

Contact:

Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S. Columbian Way, S-182 GRECC
Seattle, WA 98108-1532
Phone (206) 277-1156