The Huffington Center on Aging is committed to improving the quality of life for older people by training scientists and physicians to become leaders in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics.
As a leader in medical education for clinicians, the center is actively involved in training Baylor College of Medicine medical students, residents, and geriatric fellows. For healthcare professionals, the center provides educational opportunities for care providers of all disciplines. The center also provides valuable educational programs for the community at large.
HCOA faculty and faculty associates are course directors as well as faculty in education and training activities offered by the medical and graduate schools of the College and the postgraduate training programs of several clinical departments.
Back Row: Moayed Ibrahim, M.D., Mariam Ahmed, M.D. and Maximus Jang, M.D.
Front Row: Aanand Naik, M.D., Issam El-Bizri, M.D., Raluca Milos, M.D., Kevin Shih, M.D., Angela Catic, M.D. and George Taffet, M.D.
Geriatrics Fellowship Program
The Baylor College of Medicine Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and supported by the Huffington Center on Aging, is one of the largest ACGME-accredited geriatrics training programs in the country. Founded in 1984, the fellowship accepts six trainees per year and has produced 127 graduates. Graduates have taken positions in top clinical care programs and are leaders in some of the nation's top academic health centers. Fellows receive a wide range of clinical experience and opportunities across diverse settings.