The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is a hub of information and research for graduate and pharmacy students interested in geriatrics and gerontology issues.

Dr. Nicki Brandt appears to the right of a group of trainees at a local health fair.To learn more about the outstanding opportunities to further your training in geriatrics and palliative care, please explore the links below.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities

Maryland has some of the highest rates of antibiotic resistant infections in the United States. To help address this challenge, the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is partnering with health officials across the state of Maryland to develop a selection of new programs, trainings, and other educational opportunities that aim to promote antimicrobial stewardship among health care professionals at long-term care and nursing facilities.

Learn more about our Antimicrobial Stewardship initiative.

Continuing Education

The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging offers a number of continuing education opportunities for health care professionals throughout the year.

Although there are no upcoming programs scheduled at this time, please continue to check this page, as new opportunities will be added as they become available.

Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program offers a one-year, postdoctoral residency in geriatric pharmacy practice that combines clinical, administrative, and research components to provide the resident with invaluable skills to pursue leadership roles in the field of geriatrics. The purpose of the program is to prepare the resident to function as part of an interprofessional geriatric patient care team. Learn more about the PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geriatic Pharmacotherapy

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is offering a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in geriatric pharmacotherapy housed within the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. Under the close direction, instruction and supervision of a qualified investigator-mentor, the fellow will receive a highly individualized learning experience. A fellowship graduate will be capable of independently and collaboratively conducting research and functioning as a principal investigator. Learn more about the postdoctoral fellowship in geriatric pharmacotherapy.

Interprofessional Training Modules

The Medication Management in Older Adults program within the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging offers two interprofessional training modules that outline best practices in dementia care for older adult patients and falls prevention among older adult populations.

Medication Management for Older Adults

Maintained by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, the goal of Medication Management for Older Adults is to provide educational and clinical resources related to medication management for older adults for health care practitioners, allied health providers, and students. Visit the Medication Management for Older Adults website.