Geriatric Medicine

Educational Goals & Overview

The goal of rotations in geriatric medicine is to focus on differences in disease presentation and management in the geriatric population, function as a member in a multidisciplinary team, and effectively coordinate care with patient families.

Geriatric Wards at Santa Monica-UCLA

The inpatient Geriatric service consists of two teams, each comprised of an attending physician and two residents (PGY-3). Resident take overnight call very 4 days and are expected to have a high level of responsibility and independence.

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