Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

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HRSA-19-008 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 11/08/2018 to 02/06/2019

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2019

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards:N/A

Program Description:

The purpose of this program is to improve health outcomes for older adults by developing a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement, and by integrating geriatrics and primary care.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants are accredited health professions schools and programs. The following entities are eligible applicants:

  • Schools of Allopathic Medicine
  • Schools of Veterinary Medicine
  • Schools of Dentistry
  • Schools of Public Health
  • Schools of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Schools of Chiropractic
  • Schools of Pharmacy

Physician Assistant Programs HRSA-19-008 8

  • Schools of Optometry
  • Schools of Allied Health
  • Schools of Podiatric Medicine
  • Schools of Nursing

The following accredited graduate programs are also eligible applicants:

  • Health Administration
  • Behavioral Health and Mental Health Practice including:
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Clinical Social Work
    • Professional Counseling
    • Marriage and Family Therapy

Additional eligible applicants are:

  • a health care facility,
  • a program leading to certification as a certified nurse assistant,
  • a partnership of a school of nursing such and facility, or
  • a partnership of such a program and facility

Contact Us

Nina Tumosa

Phone: (301) 443-5626