About the Program

The Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship is an SAEM-approved Emergency Medicine fellowship for EM residency trained physicians. The fellowship integrates training with OSU’s Geriatric Medicine Fellowship with an acute care focus and Emergency Medicine clinical work. The fellowship director is Dr. Lauren Southerland, Department of Emergency Medicine faculty with Geriatric Fellowship training from William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak MI. Fellows can choose between a 1 or 2 year fellowship with a focus on clinical geriatrics, administration, or research. Email Dr. Lauren Southerland at lauren.southerland@osumc.edu for more information.

Application Process

The fellowship is for physicians who have completed emergency medicine residency training and are able to practice Emergency Medicine in the United States. An Ohio medical license will be required before starting the fellowship.

Note: We will be accepting applications for the 2025-2026 Academic Year.

To apply, submit the following items:

  • A cover letter describing your reasons for pursuing research fellowship training
  • A current CV
  • List of references
  • Copies of published research or abstracts.

How to Apply

To apply, submit all required materials to Jeanine Hatfield at Jeanine.Hatfield@osumc.edu.