University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Recruitment: Recruit well-prepared physicians who are passionate about caring for diverse older adults and their families, who work well in a team and communicate well, and who contribute to the community through service, scholarship, science, or social responsibility.
Training: Provide fellows with comprehensive, interprofessional (GRECC-based) training in geriatric psychiatry and medicine, including longitudinal clinical experiences, integrating multiple assessment and treatment modalities,emphasizing quality improvement and patient safety in the context of complex biopsychosocial conditions, and ensuring mentorship and faculty support.
Environment: Foster a diverse, inclusive, and healthy training environment that provides for regular comprehensive feedback and support and allows for a balance of clinical, education, and personal/professional responsibilities, while also allowing for each fellow to have an active role in shaping their own professional development.
Future: Prepare graduates to be proficient, ethical geriatric psychiatrists and leaders in a variety of settings, including patient care, advocacy, clinical education, scholarship, and public health.