Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

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Funding Opportunity ID:310293
Opportunity Number:HRSA-19-008
Opportunity Title:Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):93.969
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on 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: o Clinical Psychology o Clinical Social Work o Professional Counseling o 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
Agency Code:HHS-HRSA
Agency Name:Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
Posted Date:Nov 08, 2018
Close Date:Feb 06, 2019
Last Updated Date:Nov 08, 2018
Award Ceiling:$0
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$35,730,000
Expected Number of Awards:47
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.

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