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Faculty Mini-Grants|WyGEC - Education & Training

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Faculty Development in Interprofessional Care & Aging Mini-Grants

Empowering Faculty to Develop or Advance their Expertise in Geriatrics/Gerontology

The Faculty Development in Interprofessional Care & Aging Mini-Grants were created to empower faculty to develop or advance their expertise in geriatrics and/or gerontology.  Mini-grants are funded for $1,600-$2,500 dollars.

Possible projects include:

  • travel funds to attend a national conference on aging or interprofessional care (IP)
  • tuition to enroll in a mini-fellowship in aging or interprofessional care at a University or Institute
  • tuition or travel support for an academic program/courses in aging or interprofessional care
  • support of on-line self-directed study in aging or  interprofessional care
  • support for mini-fellowship of clinical/experiential work in aging or interprofessional care
    • (e.g., working with a mentor on a topic involving aging or IP, participating in a clinical project involving aging or IP, working within an interdisciplinary team on an aging project; developing a course with an aging or IP component with experts in the field) 
    • building a geriatric or interprofessional care library, bibliography, film series, workshop series, etc. for a specific course/group/environment

Please note: In keeping with UW policy, grants cannot fund professional certification fees or state/ national association membership dues.


Our next call for applications will be Spring of 2016

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant No. U1QHP28743, Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, $2,549,927 with additional support from the John P. Ellbogen Foundation, Excellence Fund for Geriatric Education.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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