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Geriatrics Fellowship


Geriatric fellows’ responsibilities include participation in a university setting with clinical and academic programs to train medical students, residents and allied health professionals. Full range of clinical activities are available in addition to long-term care, including hospital consultation, outpatient/ambulatory care, assisted living settings, hospice and home care.

TTUHSC-Lubbock hosts the renowned Mildred and Shirley L. Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center, the first on-site teaching nursing home of any medical school in the nation, and enjoys a beautiful new outpatient Texas Tech Physicians’ Pavilion for ambulatory care.

TTUHSC School of Medicine is a Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Aging and Quality of Life grant recipient. Research opportunities include the TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging, the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, and the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. TTUHSC SOM is a multi-campus unit of the TTUHSC System, allowing for research and educational collaboration across campuses. 

 

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