Grant to expand reach of USC Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
July 23, 2019
As part of the GWEP grant, a team of USC faculty from social work, occupational therapy and pharmacy see older adults in a special clinic at Eisner Health Center.
By Claire Norman / HSC News
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $3.75 million to the Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, for the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). In 2015, the Department of Family Medicine and Keck School Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, who was chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the time, originally were awarded these funds to create a pipeline of health care professionals explicitly trained to provide quality care for older adults.
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