GERIATRICS FELLOWSHIP

Training Sites


Audi Murphy VA Hospital
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Audi Murphy VA Hospital

The Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital (ALMMVAH), named after the nation’s most decorated World War II hero, is a quaternary care facility, which is affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA).  Comprehensive health care is provided through acute medical, surgical, mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, geriatric, and primary care services.  The ALMMVAH is comprised of a Spinal Cord Injury Center, a Community Living Center, a Domiciliary, and a Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP).  ALMMVAH provides quaternary services including bone marrow transplantation, open-heart surgery, magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography.  As a Level II Research facility ALMMVAH has more than 600 projects that include aging, cardiac surgery, cancer, and diabetes.  The facility has one of three National Institutes of Health sponsored clinical research centers in the VA. In addition, the Geriatric Research, Education & Clinical Center (GRECC) is a “Center of Excellence.” STVHCS houses the Veterans Evidence-based Research Dissemination Implementation Center (VERDICT). VERDICT is one of seven Research Enhancement Award Programs funded by the VA’s Health Services Research & Development Service.  VERDICT’s mission is to improve the health of Veterans by researching methods of improving the performance of clinical Microsystems.  This focus recognizes that health care teams must work together, as well as with the patients that they serve, to provide effective, coordinated care.

 

 

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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Acute Care of the Elderly Unit (ACE Unit)

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - City Centre is home to the first inpatient Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit in South-Central Texas, in partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

 

Specially Designed to Meet the Needs of Older Adults

  • The ACE Unit is physically designed to improve health outcomes and meet the special needs of adults over age 65 with special floors, lights, furniture, and calming environment.
  • Daily interdisciplinary rounds led by nursing staff, addressing complex issues.
  • Board-certified geriatricians and palliative care physicians work both as primary care physicians and as consultants, based on the varying levels of involvement necessary for each patient.
  • Focus on rapid functional recovery.Focus on the whole patient - mind, body, and spirit.

 

 

 
UT Medicine Senior Health
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UT Medicine Senior Health

This clinic is located at the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Professional Pavilion. The geriatricians and geriatric nurse practitioners of UT Medicine Senior Health are focused on treating each older patient as a whole person, including physical health, mental health and the ability to function in everyday activities. We provide care in the office setting, in the ACE hospital unit and on site at selected skilled nursing rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities, and assisted living facilities.

 

 

 
Long Term Care - Buena Vida
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Buena Vida Nursing and Rehab Center

As acute care hospitalization rates fall, it becomes important for family medicine physicians to develop skills in care of patients in sub-acute care and nursing home settings. Our fellows, under the supervision of family medicine faculty, care for people in these settings.

 

 

 
Long Term Care - Air Force Village I
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Air Force Village I

Air Force Village is a modern military retirement community in San Antonio, Texas, that welcomes retired and honorably separated officers* from the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air and Army National Guard and Reserves, their spouses, widows, widowers, parents and grandparents.. The non-profit Air Force Village retirement communities include Air Force Village I, located near Lackland AFB, which opened in 1970 and is home to more than 500 retired career officers. Air Force Village II, seven miles away, has grown to a vibrant community of 700 residents since opening in 1987. The Villages span acres of well-manicured green space, with modern residences that include stylish new garden homes and urban apartments, established cottages and modern high-rise apartments. Residents enjoy exceptional dining, an active social life with more than 65 events per month, group shuttle transportation and ongoing opportunities for culture, education and travel.

 

 

 
Long Term Care - Morningside Manor
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Morningside Manor Retirement Community

Morningside Ministries, one of San Antonio’s most respected retirement communities. Morningside provides all levels of senior living and assistance in three different communities in San Antonio and Boerne. Their mission is to care for those who cared for them and, for the past 49 years, Morningside has proven to be a leader in independent living, assisted living, nursing care, rehabilitation and memory care.

 

 

 
GlobalRehab Hospital San Antonio
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GlobalRehab Hospital San Antonio

GLOBALREHAB is an established system of acute rehab hospitals with expert physicians and clinicians in each of our locations. We customize treatment plans for each person based on their individual medical and therapy needs.  It is our mission to enhance people's lives and get patients back to doing what they love most.

We are a physician-partnered hospital company with a management team that has more than 100 years experience in acute inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and healthcare operations.

 

 

 
Eden Home Kerrville/ New Braunfels
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Eden Home
New Braunfels, TX