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2 Year Fellowship

Dynamic faculty committed to teaching. Both core and elective rotations occur in a variety of settings from rural to inpatient. Strong links with subspecialties offering electives in Behavioural Neurology, Movement Disorders, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Exciting opportunity for a joint fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology. Research skills are fostered with significant opportunities to participate in research at varied levels and many areas of interest.

Program Resources: Division of Geriatric Medicine at Western University has been very supportive of residents; supporting international travel to meetings, leadership courses, and support and mentoring in establishing careers. Our excellent Evaluation and Research group is available to assist with research projects.

Meet our current Geriatric Medicine Sub-Specialty Residents:

Dr. Alexandrea Peel PGY5

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Dr. Alexandrea Peel is originally from Bluevale Ontario; a small farming community north of London. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, and her Medical School at McMaster University. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine Residency at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay. She is looking forward to moving back to Southern Ontario with her Husband Andy to start her fellowship in Geriatrics. She cannot wait to join the Western University team.

Dr. Alishya Burrell PGY4

Dr. Alishya Burrell

Alishya is originally from Dresden, Ontario where she grew up on a sheep farm.  She completed her bachelor degree in chemistry at the University of Ottawa, and returned closer to home to attend medical school at the Windsor Campus of Schulich.  She continued her clinical training in the core Internal Medicine program at Western and fell in love with geriatrics.  She is interested in medical education, and has completed research looking at how we teach medical students to care for older adults.