Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University
The Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology at The Ohio State University serves as a focus for aging-related activities throughout the University and is the only formally recognized unit devoted to aging on campus.
The Office assures that all medical students participate in comprehensive, high-quality educational experiences designed to help them develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills critical for supporting the healthcare needs of their older patients, strengthens didactic and clinical experiences for other post-graduate medical education programs on campus, and enhances the knowledge base in aging studies through scholarly activities . . . Read more.
Education & Students
The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging offers graduate and professional students the opportunity to gain specific expertise in the care of older adults through required and elective coursework. There are many other educational initiatives in aging at OSU . . . Read more.
Residency / Fellowship Programs
The Division of General Internal Medicine has a one-year accredited geriatric fellowship in clinical geriatrics, with an optional second year focused on research and education for fellows planning on academic careers.
We have over 60 faculty and staff in the field of aging from multiple colleges across the OSU campus who teach courses in aging, care for older patients, and conduct research in aging . . . Read more.
Research in aging is based in many colleges and departments across the Ohio State University campus and is most often interdisciplinary . . . Read more.
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