In addition to clinical training, the fellows participate in numerous didactic activities. Fellows may also attend external conferences applicable to Geriatrics. Formal lectures are given each week which cover the core content of Geriatrics. Additionally, fellows attend Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Board Review and Research Roundtable each month.

Scholarly Activity

Fellows participate in an established research program. A scholarly project is completed in coordination with faculty. Fellows are encouraged to present their research on a regional, national or international level. Quality Improvement projects are also completed during the fellowship. Dedicated time is given to fellows to for research.


If you would like more information about our program, please contact us.


Linda L. Ortega
Geriatric Fellowship Coordinator
John Peter Smith Hospital
1500 S. Main St.
Ft. Worth, TX 76107
Fax: 817-927-1691