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  1. The website for the residency is: http://www.houston.va.gov/Education/Physician_Assistant_Residency_Geriatric_Medicine/Physician_Assistant_Residency_Geriatric_Medicine.asp
  2. The Residency Program in Geriatric Medicine for Physician Assistants at the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas is currently accepting applications. The residency will prepare you to truly be part of a healthcare team, where your skills and professionalism are respected and enhanced. This residency is the first of its kind, focused on care of the older patient. The program is in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine, which is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 PA programs in the country. There is an engaging and rewarding schedule of rotations and electives, including cardiology, endocrinology, HIV/AIDS, palliative care, wound care and others. While all of the clinical experiences are at the Houston VA and affiliated outpatient clinics, the residents are in the Texas Medical Center, with all that it has to offer. The residency is twelve months long, and there is a stipend of over $47,600. We may be contacted at HoustonPAResidency@VA.gov or 713-794-8766.
  3. The first-ever post-grad PA residency in Geriatric Medicine is accepting applications. This one-year residency is based at the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX. It is part of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. </SPAN> Training for the year-long residency occurs in a dynamic clinical and academic environment, to expose the residents to basic and advanced geriatric concepts and techniques. </SPAN> Training is provided in clinics, on hospital units, and across the broadest continuum of care from house calls to hospice and includes physical rehabilitation, mental health, dementia care and community-based care. </SPAN>
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