Geriatrics Fellowship Frequently Asked Questions

 Lydia Rolita, MD speaks on geriatric falls and fractures.

  • Q – Do you sponsor J1 visas?
    A – Yes
  • Q – Do you sponsor HB1 visas?
    A – No but the are accepted
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  • Q – How long is fellowship training?
    A – One year
  • Q – Do you accept foreign medical grads?
    A – Yes
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  • Q – Do you have observerships?
    A – No
  • Q – Can you do a Geriatric elective?
    A – Yes, we accept third and four year medical students at NYU and from other institutions, as well as residents. Interested students should contact the Office of Registration/Student Records at NYU, 212-263-5291. Residents should contact the Program Coordinator.
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  • Q – Is this an accredited program?
    A – Yes, we are accredited by the ACGME
  • Q – Does your program participate in the “Match” process?
    A – No, we select fellows on a rolling basis during recruitment season.
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  • Q – When do you start interviewing applicants for the following academic year?
    A – Recruitment begins in mid September and end late December.
  • Q – How do I apply to the fellowship?
    A – All applicants must upload their information via ERAS for consideration.
  • Q – Do you provide housing?
    A – Housing is usually reserved for first year residents or international residents and fellows. However, the Office of housing might have information about available housing. Visit the GME website for more info
  • Q – Do you accept residents and fellows with a background or residency training in family medicine?
    A – Yes.
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