Welcome to the Duke Geriatrics Fellowship Program!

Our Geriatric Fellowship Program trains physicians to become national leaders in research and education in geriatrics and gerontology.  We offer a rich opportunity to advance knowledge and skills, within a world-class academic medical center.  We invite you to explore our website to learn more about what makes our program truly unique! With over 30 years of experience and 120 graduates and routinely ranked among the top academic geriatrics programs by U.S.News & World Report, a fellowship at Duke provides you connections and credibility for the rest of your career!

Hear from our leadership team

Mamata Yanamadala, MBBS, program director


Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, MHSc, chief, Division of Geriatrics


Latest News

Duke Department of Medicine and School of Medicine investigators successfully competed for a 5-year renewal of the highly prestigious National Institute on Aging P30, $6.5 million, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, based in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.

The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce the recipients of the first annual Neil L. Spector Art of Medicine Award, which recognizes exemplary mentorship practices in clinical and translational research.

Older adults and geriatricians find benefits to telehealth.

Miriam Morey, PhD, professor of medicine (Geriatrics) has been awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award, the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's highest honor. It is given to recognize humanitarianism and dedication in service to Veterans.