Duke geriatric psychiatry fellows provide patient care in a variety of clinical settings to establish a solid foundation in core competencies. In addition to core clinical rotations, fellows can pursue specific clinical and academic interests in a range of specialty clinics. At each clinical rotation, fellows receive close supervision and mentoring by experienced faculty members invested in their success.
While careful attention is paid first to ensuring that all ACGME requirements for geriatric psychiatry fellowships are met, there is flexibility to allow trainee interests to mold their own experience. Selective options such as specialized rotations in sleep, palliative care, hospice, integrative medicine, substance abuse, forensics and pain are be available. There is also flexibility in location and type of acute hospital consults and the opportunity to pursue of scholarly interests.
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