Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Student Elective Rotation
The fastest growing cohort of the population is those aged 65 and older. To address
the needs of this group, PCOM offers a two- or four- week elective rotation in geriatric
and palliative medicine for OMS 3 and 4 students. You will work with our team to provide
care for older adults throughout the continuum of medical care.
Your time will be customized to meet your desired learning objectives, for either
predominantly geriatrics or palliative care. Your schedule may encompass office hours
at Suite 315, Rowland Hall on the PCOM campus and patient visits to several local
skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), the VNA Hospice Inpatient Palliative Care Unit
and inpatient geriatric and palliative care consults at Roxborough Memorial Hospital.
An option to accompany providers for homecare visits is available. You will also have
the opportunity to observe and interact with the interdisciplinary team at the SNFs
and home hospice meetings.
For more information or to apply, contact rotation coordinator Brenda Wolf at 215-871-6371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.