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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Psychiatry

Geriatric Fellowship Program

The fellowship program is a one-year clinical program for PGY 5 residents. It is certified by the ACGME. There are a variety of clinical rotations including experiences in acute inpatient psychiatry at Kingsbrook Hospital and Island Medical Center, intermediate-care at Kingsboro Psychiatric Center, a long-term care(nursing home) at St. Albans Extended Care Facility, outpatient treatment at Downstate Mental Hygiene Associates, memory disorders at the Brooklyn Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center (BADAC), home visits from BADAC, and community education at senior centers, churches, and community centers. Opportunities for research are also available. Since its inception in 1984, over 50 fellows have graduated from the program.


Visit the Geriatric Fellowship Program site for complete information.

For further information contact:
Carl I. Cohen, MD, (718) 287-4806
Carl.Cohen@Downstate.edu