Aging and Integrated Medicine

Care for the older patient is challenging, but also the most rewarding. The AIM track trains the student in mastery of knowledge and skills to provide high quality geriatric care.

What will you gain?
Upon completion of the Aging and Integrated Medicine Scholars Track, the student will be able to:

  • Independently manage complex illnesses;
  • Communicate effectively with older patients;
  • Work effectively in multiple venues of care; and
  • Confidently care for hospitalized and community dwelling older people throughout their spectrum of health.

What is the AIM curriculum?

  • Participation in Aging Interest Group, Senior Companion Program, Geriatrics Journal club;
  • Mentorship by geriatric faculty throughout all medical school years;
  • Preceptorships with geriatric faculty during Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE);
  • Capstone project (paper or poster); and
  • Geriatric clerkship rotations.

Need more information?
For more information about this program, visit UNMC's geriatrics website. contact the faculty member or coordinator for the program.

The faculty contact is Ed Vandenberg, M.D.  or call 402-559-7514.

The program coordinator is Jackie Whittington or call 402-559-6117.

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