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By Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

This quantity addresses the extreme have to train body of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric medication and within the layout and supply of wellbeing and fitness and social prone. The ancient improvement of gerontology and geriatric medication and schooling matters are conscientiously thought of with options for curriculum layout. The authors supply state-of-the-art discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny examine. The chapters, written by means of seminal figures within the box, handle the serious want for good knowledgeable college and different execs to: train new and present college and different pros, train researches to speed up clinical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that deal with life-span/life/cycle improvement and comparable fabrics, supply self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and masses extra.

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MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATION Despite the so-called age wave occurring in the United States population, the integration of geriatrics into medical schools has been relatively slow. In 1998, while most medical schools reported some geriatric medicine in their curriculum, the American Association of Medical Colleges reported that required geriatric courses remained rare. 1). This questionnaire indicates that most (75% or more) graduating students agree or strongly agree that geriatrics is covered adequately in their medicine or family medicine rotations.

Chapman University of California, San Francisco Terry T. Fulmer New York University Tamara B. Harris National Institute on Aging Miriam A. Mobley Smith Chicago State University Carol Raphael Visiting Nurse Service of New York David B. Reuben University of California, Los Angeles Charles F. Reynolds III University of Pittsburgh Joseph E. Scherger University of California, San Diego Paul C. Tang Palo Alto Medical Foundation Joshua M. Wiener RTI International WHY IS RETOOLING FOR AN AGING AMERICA IMPORTANT?

Org/ ) has provided large amounts of fiscal support to many medical schools to enhance their geriatrics programs. org), originally endowed by the Schwarz Family, has provided important support for the development of future leaders in geriatrics. org/), founded in 1980, has played a major role in increasing awareness of dementias and in funding research in this area. Another major funder of the development of geriatrics in the United States has been the Geriatric Education Centers (GECs). These programs, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, fund interdisciplinary training using a train-the-trainers approach and also develop new geriatrics curricula for students.

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