Welcome to the Medical College of Georgia (non-ACGME) Healthy Aging Fellowship.

We offer a one-year interdisciplinary clinical and research training program at the PGY-1 level focusing on gerontology.  The skills learned during the fellowship will enhance the applicant’s skills and prepare them to advance to the next stage of their career. 


To train medical doctors to deliver high quality medical care to the rapidly aging population of Georgia.


This program accepts one applicant per year. We are currently accepting applicants for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Physicians who have completed medical school and have successfully completed USMLE step 1 & 2.

Applicants must be a US Citizen, possess a valid US Permanent Resident Card or eligible for J-1 sponsorship by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). All international graduates must also hold a currently valid certificate from the ECFMG.

To apply, please submit your CV, USMLE Transcript, MSPE, ECFMG Certificate (if applicable), 3 letters of recommendation to healthyagingfellowship@augusta.edu.


Longitudinal one-year outpatient clinic rotations:

  • Osteoporosis Clinic – 1-2 half days per week evaluating patients with metabolic bone disorders
  • Geriatric Clinic – 1-2 half days per week evaluating general geriatric patients and performing geriatric medical assessments
  • Memory and Movement Disorder Clinic – 1 half day per week evaluating patients with cognitive impairment, dementias and movement disorders including tremors and Parkinson disease
  • Geri-Psychiatry Clinic – 1 half day per week evaluating patients with common psychiatric illnesses seen in the elderly

Optional one-month electives include:

  • Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home


Outpatient clinical teaching rotations are supplemented by a weekly lecture core curriculum.

The curriculum is made-up of didactic lectures on geriatrics, pharmacology, palliative care, endocrinology, neurology and psychiatry for the elderly. Fellows present monthly on topics of interest to them, as well as quarterly journal clubs.

Other activities that the fellows are involved in include:

  • Quality improvement curriculum
  • Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Conference - Thursday AM
  • Department of Medicine Grand RoundsTuesday at noon
  • Interdisciplinary Residency Review Conference – includes end of life lectures – Sept thru March Wed at noon; can be viewed on line; Mandatory
  • American Society of Aging – Weekly webinars on Aging Issues: https://www.asaging.org/web-seminars


Fellows are encouraged to develop analytical skills and produce a scholarly project or manuscript in collaboration with faculty


  • 2019-2020: Meaghan McCarthy, MBBCh matched into an Internal Medicine Residency at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia

  • 2020-2021: Juan Rivera-Salva, MD matched into Family Medicine Residency at Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, GA

  • 2021-2022: Anvay Shah, MBBS matched into the Internal Medicine Residency at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, GA

  • 2022-2023: Alladdin Makawi, MD – Internal Medicine Residency Morehouse School of Medicine at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA

Current Fellow

photo of Eduardo Mora, MD

Eduardo Mora, MD