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Geriatric fellowship

Discussion in 'Other Subspecialties' started by RainLove78, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. RainLove78

    RainLove78

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    Hi,

    Does anyone have any advice on getting in to a geriatric fellowship? I'm currently in a program where it's not available. Thanks
     
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  3. salmonella

    salmonella Gram-Negative Rods 5+ Year Member

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    Does anyone know why geriatricians can not bill as specialists? Are they more of medical specialist than primary care docs?
     
  4. (Pants)^2

    (Pants)^2 aka Square Pants 5+ Year Member

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    Let's see... geriatrics fellowship...

    Do you have a pulse?
    Did you at one time have a pulse?
    Can you dress yourself?

    If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, a geriatrics fellowship may be for you!

    Seriously though, it is not competitive. It is mostly social work. Kinda like Peds
     
  5. azngal2006

    azngal2006 2+ Year Member

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    if you are going to do Geriatrics, go to a top notch program --- no point in doing it if you don't go to the best places to train. On the west coast, it's UCLA, and they have a bunch of spaces.
     

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