Healthcare Workforce

As more and more of us look toward living longer lives, we must expand the capacity of the healthcare workforce to provide high-quality, safe, and coordinated care to older adults.

Find out more about the state of the geriatrics workforce here...


Our Position

We have long advocated for federal programs and policies to address the acute and growing nationwide shortage of geriatricians and all geriatrics healthcare professionals, as well as programs to ensure other healthcare providers have training that prepares them to meet these needs.

Spotlight on...The Geriatric Academic Career Awards
The Geriatric Academic Career Award program provided vital support for more than 200 academic clinician-educators seeking to develop their expertise. But in 2015, the funding stream that supported these awards was lost. We spoke with award recipients like Dr. Kate Callahan to learn more...

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