Updated: January 23, 2013
The Department of Family Medicine has several well established fellowships, including:
Academic Fellowship: The Department has also established an academic fellowhsip designed to provide clinical, academic and administrative education for recent graduates of the University of Michigan Family Medicine Residency who are interested in careers in academic family medicine. Fellows will have the opportunity to develop and complete an academic project in conjunction with the University of Michigan Medical Education Scholars Program (MESP).
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: The geriatric medicine fellowship is offered collaboratively with the U-M Department of Internal Medicine, and provides comprehensive clinical training in care of the elderly patient, as well as an academic component emphasizing the conduct of original research, regular opportunities to teach and supervise family medicine residents and medical students.
Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship: The Hospice and Palliative Meidicne Fellowship is a one year program designed to promote clinical excellence in palliative medicine and will also include training in the educational, administrative, and research aspects of palliative care. Clinical experiences will include rotations at the University of Michigan Hospital, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Mott Children's Hospital, and Arbor Hospice along with electives in psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiation and medical oncology, pain service, neurology, and bioethics.
Integrative Medicine Fellowship: The purpose of the integrative medicine fellowship is to support development of leaders in the field of integrative medicine. Fellows undertake a year of training to develop an individualized approach to the clinical practice of integrative medicine and trains physicians to skillfully integrate the best of conventional and alternative medicine while preparing each fellow for a leadership role in the emerging field of integrative medicine.
MD-MPH: The Family Medicine Residency Program in coordination with the U-M School of Public Health has developed a combined MD-MPH program utilizing the strengths of both schools. The dual-degree program offers a well-rounded four-year curriculum, with the final year concentrating on M.P.H. studies with a faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine.
Sports Medicine Fellowship: The Deparment is very proud to offer two sports medicine fellowship positions per year. The felllows participate in University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University NCAA Division I athletic event coverage of all major sports and provide care to these althletes in training room experiences.
Women’s Health Fellowship: The University of Michigan offers a Women's Health Fellowship in conjunction with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This is a one year clinical training fellowship with selected rotations within the Women’s Health Program and continuity clinics in a family medicine health center. All fellows will have a clinical mentorship team consisting of three faculty who will help design the program to meet the academic and curricular needs of the fellow. For those fellows desiring further academic training or a Masters degree, an additional second or third year is available.