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Application Process

The Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications and scheduling interviews for candidates starting July 2014. 

The program accepts up to 8 fellows each year. Applicants must complete three years of residency training in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine prior to starting the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship.

Interested candidates should apply via the common application form submitted through ERAS. After receipt of a complete application, selected candidates are invited for interviews with members of the faculty. The program is accepting one-year clinical fellows via the NRMP Match for Geriatrics.Candidates applying for the 2 year track, will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. The program does accept applications from candidates holding a J-1 or H1-B visa, and have an ECFMG certificate. 

The following materials are required for application into the Fellowship program.

  1. Three letters of recommendation, including one from the director of your residency program
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. USMLE scores for Step 1, 2 and 3. If you have not yet taken Step 3, you must pass prior to starting the fellowship
  4. Medical School Transcript and Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  5. A one (1) to two (2) page personal statement. This statement should include a description of your career goals, your interests in geriatric medicine and the reason why you have selected a particular training pathway. 

Applications are managed at the HebrewSenior Life site. Send all information to:

Amanda Aprea
Harvard Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
Hebrew SeniorLife, Dept. of Medicine
1200 Centre St.
Boston, MA 02131

For questions about applications contact Amanda Aprea, Admissions Coordinator @ 617-363-8702 or