Geriatric Psychiatry Training and Career Development
Welcome to our Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Programs website. We are proud to provide training for academic, clinical, and research in geriatric psychiatry.
The Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry offers multiple clinical and research training opportunities.
For over 20 years, the Geriatric Psychiatry Residency Program has provided a one-year ACGME-accredited clinical training in Geriatric Psychiatry to graduates of general psychiatry residencies. The clinical and academic accomplishments of the Institute's clinical services make it an important training resource for medical students, psychiatry residents, and graduate students.
Visit the pages linked at the right for more information about the fellowship and to download our application packet.
Research Fellowships and Career Development Programs
The Institute is nationally recognized for its leadership in research education and conducts several federally-funded training programs. George S. Alexopoulos, MD and Martha L. Bruce, PhD, MPH, direct the programs in collaboration with local faculty and national leaders in the field. The programs include:
- Research Training in Geriatric Mood Disorders (T32 MH019132) directed by George S. Alexopoulos, MD is an NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship that provides research training in translational research with studies ranging from molecular biology, genetics, structural and functional neuroimaging, clinical pharmacology, treatment efficacy and effectiveness research, and mental health services research.
NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health Services Research (T32 MH073553) is a collaborative Fellowship program with Dartmouth College (Director: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS), University of Washington (Director: Jurgen Unutzer, MD, MPH) and Weill Cornell Medical College (Director: Martha L. Bruce, PhD, MPH). The program provides fellowship training in health services research for older adults with mental disorders.
For more information about the Institute's Postdoctoral training programs, please contact the Institute's Administrator, Paul Toth, at 914-997-5914 or email@example.com.
Advanced Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health (ARI) (R25 MH068502) is an educational program developed by the field of geriatric psychiatry to increase the number of independent investigators conducting interventions and services research in geriatric mental health. Under the directorship of Martha L. Bruce, PhD, MPH, ARI provides targeted, sustained mentoring and consultation aimed at helping the field's junior investigators achieve their first R01 funding and assume the responsibilities of independent scientists.
More about ARI