Geriatric Training Program for Physicians, Dentists, And Behavioral And Mental Health Professions

The purpose of this program is to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and behavioral and mental health professionals who plan to teach geriatric medicine, geriatric dentistry, or geriatric behavioral and mental health.

Supported programs provide training in geriatrics and exposure to

credit:


the physical and mental disabilities of elderly individuals through a variety of service rotations such as geriatric consultation services, acute care services, dental services, geriatric behavioral and/or mental health units, day and home care programs, rehabilitation services, extended care facilities, geriatric ambulatory care and comprehensive evaluation units, and community care programs for elderly mentally retarded individuals.

Programs emphasize the principles of primary care as demonstrated through continuity, ambulatory, preventive, and psychosocial aspects of the practice of geriatric medicine, geriatric dentistry, and geriatric behavioral and mental health.

Projects provide training in geriatrics through two year fellowship programs and/or one year retraining programs.

Learning components for two year fellows include clinical, research, administration, and teaching.

A minimum of three fellows - one from each discipline is required each year of the award.

Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=63A7E2B1-2A30-47D9-9D5A-180E5ABA45BA

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Existing grantees applying for continuation funding as well as schools of medicine, schools of osteopathic medicine, teaching hospitals, and graduate medical education programs.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=63A7E2B1-2A30-47D9-9D5A-180E5ABA45BA

Contact:
HRSA Call Centercallcenter@hrsa.gov

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the call center.

Agency Email:
callcenter@hrsa.gov

Date Posted:
2010-03-23

Application Due Date:
2010-04-30

Archive Date:
2010-06-29



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