Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program (CGEP)
Funds schools and training programs that train individuals in providing geriatric care, develop and disseminate curricula relating to the treatment of the health problems of elderly individuals, train faculty members in geriatrics, or provide continuing education to individuals who provide geriatric care.
Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA)
Funds the career development of physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, dentists, pharmacists, and allied health professionals in academia to provide training in clinical geriatrics including the training of interprofessional/interdisciplinary teams of health professionals.
Geriatric Education Centers (GEC)
Funds health professions schools to provide interprofessional/interdisciplinary education and training to health professions students, faculty, and practitioners in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, disability, and other health problems of older adults.
Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral and Mental Health Providers (GTPD)
Funds schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, teaching hospitals, and graduate medical education to provide support for geriatric training projects to train physicians, dentists and behavioral and mental health professionals who plan to teach geriatric medicine, geriatric dentistry, or geriatric behavioral or mental health.
Chiropractic Demonstration Projects (CDP)
Funded accredited health professions schools, academic health centers, and public or private nonprofit accredited schools of chiropractic to carry out demonstration projects in which chiropractors and physicians collaborate to identify and provide effective treatment for spinal and lower-back conditions. No funds were appropriated for this program for 2012. Current grants end on August 31, 2012.