Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

Applications Being Accepted for PA Residency in Geriatric Medicine in Houston

Recommended Posts

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>

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello, I came across this post in a google search. I will be graduating very soon and I am very interested in such a program. I am wondering if you have additional information about the application process or a link to the application itself. My crude search for more details was unsuccessful. Thank you so much and I hope to be able to learn more.

 

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.

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.

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Similar Content

    • By jpcowl9
      Hi everyone, 
      I am looking for a capstone rotation in Austin, TX. I am graduating in December and the rotation would take place from late Aug to early Dec. I'm not looking for any specific specialty. Anything helps!! Thank you
    • By Aunt Val
      I'm a PA student graduating in June of this year (almost done!).  As I look toward the future and recognize how much I still don't know, residency is sounding more and more appealing.  I think a residency would be ideal for improving my knowledge and skills, gaining confidence, and getting a good job afterward, and I've read so many positive things about residencies from people on this forum.  I'm interested in primary care, specifically family medicine.  I know that there are only a few FM residencies in the country and have done some research--there's one in Iowa and one in Virginia, and also an internal med one in Utah.
      One factor that I'm afraid will be an obstacle is that my GPA is only 3.2.  Do you all foresee this as being a problem at getting an interview or even getting my application looked at?  I had a rough start to PA school but have worked to improve my grades in the time since.  I am a bit older than most students (age 34) and have had some interesting experiences, including living in Southeast Asia for several years, teaching ESL to refugees in the US, and doing a PA school rotation in Africa.  I also play the violin (although not much since PA school took over my life), if that would add to my "interesting person" factor.  My ultimate goal, after a residency and working the States for a few years to pay off school debt, is to go back overseas and work in a rural clinic in some area of the world where medical care is hard to come by.  I think that training in general practice/family med would be a good foundation to lay in order to see that goal ultimately come to fruition.
      I'm at the point where I need to start applying for jobs/residency positions, and I'm thinking that I should probably do both in case I don't get accepted at a residency.  Based on what I've written above, do you all have any suggestions or advice?  Any experience in family practice residencies?  Thanks for anything you may have to offer.
    • By Jovan
      I have a friend who is a fellow new grad PA, and she is considering a 2-year residency program in psych. She has a passion for psychiatry and could see herself making big differences there, however she is worried that she may begin to forget general medicine if she only works in psych for 2 or 3 years. Her other passion is ortho surgery (and other general surgery). She has also considered pediatrics and inpatient neonatal as other close-2nd choices.
      So, I'm wondering if anyone has had to decide between two fairly distinct specialties or switched between the two, years down the road. In particular has anyone here gone from a psych residency program to another specialty (or moonlighted / floated elsewhere)... or any other residency program to something else?
      In general, how difficult is it to find a general medicine or even surgery job after working only in psych for a while?
    • By AustinR
      Good afternoon y'all and Happy New Year! My name is Austin and I am 27 years old. I am a firefighter/paramedic in Texas. I have always been interested in healthcare and helping people, so I thought a good start would be to acquire my EMT certification, and immediately became hooked. So I got hired on with a fire department and obtained my paramedic certification. But I want to continue to expand in the medical field and emergency medicine. I have about 3 years in EMS experience. The only real college experience I have is with my EMT, pre-requisite A&P, and Paramedic. So I know I am probably not off to a good start there and might be getting ahead of myself. But I am very eager to begin on the path to accomplish becoming a PA. So my question is, what exactly are the pre-requisites to becoming a PA? This portion of education and schooling, I am not familiar with at all. I don't really know where to begin. So any help would be greatly appreciated and I would love to talk with you about any advice and guidance you can offer! Thank you again and I hope you all have a fantastic 2020!
    • By UCSF Fresno
      The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) - Fresno Emergency Medicine PA Residency is accepting applications for the 2020 application cycle. This 18-month postgraduate program, affiliated with the UCSF School of Medicine, is designed to prepare PAs to practice in a variety of emergency medicine environments.
      We will be accepting 2 residents in 2020. The class will start June 29, 2020 but we will be offering rolling admissions into the Fall for accepted applicants who have a later PA school graduation date. 
      Deadline to apply is January 15, 2020. 
      Rotations include:
      Trauma Critical Care Pediatric Emergency Medicine Burn Orthopedics Dermatology Ophthalmology Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Toxicology Emergency Ultrasound Anesthesia EMS  Resuscitation courses include: ACLS, ATLS, BLS, PALS
      18-month stipend: $90,000
      Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k, employee assistance program, 4 weeks of vacation, membership in the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), UCSF email access, textbook, malpractice coverage, and more.
      Paid travel to SEMPA 360, SEMPA's annual conference.
      Our state-of-the-art ED at Community Regional Medical Center serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center/Burn Center for Central California, and handles an annual ED volume of over 110,000.
      The Department of Emergency Medicine hosts fellowships in Emergency Ultrasound, Medical Education, and Wilderness Medicine. Our faculty are involved with EM:RAP, EMS, wilderness medicine, ultrasound, medical education, toxicology, international emergency medicine, and more. They are also leaders within ACEP and SEMPA.
      For more information, please see the attached flyer.
      Website: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/emergency-medicine-physician-assistant/

      Email: em.pa.residency@fresno.ucsf.edu
      Residency Flyer.pdf
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to the Physician Assistant Forum! This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn More