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Geriatric Research

Yale University offers a postdoctoral program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging. The training program provides highly qualified fellows (MDs or PhDs) with opportunities to expand their skills in clinical epidemiology and aging research and to embark upon an intensive research experience under the mentorship of experienced investigators in gerontology and geriatric medicine.

Highlights of the program include:

  • 2-3 years of protected research time to pursue independent in collaborative aging research projects
  • Dedicated mentorship from internationally recognized leaders in geriatrics and aging research
  • Access to resources and support from the Yale Program on Aging/Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
  • Generous stipend, travel allowance, and tuition coverage for research- and aging-related coursework at Yale and beyond
  • Opportunity to receive a Master of Health Sciences (MHS) degree from the Yale School of Medicine

The program seeks MDs and PhDs (in gerontology, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology, biology, and other relevant disciplines) who are committed to an academic career in aging-related research. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. US citizenship or permanent residence is required.

Application deadline for July 1, 2024, start date is: December 21, 2023.

For more information or to request a Training Program Booklet, please contact