Geriatric Research

Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Related Research (T32)

Yale University offers a two to three year training program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging. The goal of the program is to provide highly qualified fellows (MDs or PhDs) with outstanding training in geriatric clinical epidemiology and/or translational aging research under the mentorship of experienced investigators in geriatric medicine and gerontology. Trainees will have access to resources and expertise through the , the Program on Aging/Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, the National Clinical Scholars Program, the Investigative Medicine Program, the School of Public Health, and the Geriatric Medicine Program.  A Master of Health Science (MHS) degree is available for physicians who successfully complete the training program.

Potential candidates include geriatricians, general internists; and fellows from all medical subspecialties, neurology, and psychiatry.  Candidates who have a PhD should have completed their doctoral training in areas such as (but not limited to) gerontology, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology, or biology, and should be committed to an academic career in aging-related research.

Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

US citizenship or permanent residence is required.

Deadline for July 1, 2018, start date is:  January 26, 2018.

For more information or to request a Training Program Booklet, please contact Ms. Robbin Bonanno