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By Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

This quantity addresses the intense have to train team of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric drugs and within the layout and supply of future health and social companies. The historic improvement of gerontology and geriatric drugs and schooling concerns are rigorously thought of with suggestions for curriculum layout. The authors supply state-of-the-art discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny study. The chapters, written through seminal figures within the box, tackle the severe desire for good educated college and different pros to: train new and current school and different pros, train researches to speed up clinical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that handle life-span/life/cycle improvement and similar fabrics, supply self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and lots more and plenty extra.

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With this caveat, we would like to suggest the following possible future history of geriatrics: 1. The demographic imperative and, in particular, the arrival of the baby boomer generation, will continue to drive the need for geriatricians. However, history has proven that need alone is inadequate to produce the requisite number of geriatricians. 2. Geriatricians need to reclaim a place at the academic table. This requires returning to a 2-year fellowship and increasing the quantity and quality of research carried out by geriatricians.

B. 43 34 King, A. C. 47 27 Fried, L. 18 35 Wallace, R. B. 41 31 Tangalos, E. G. 07 23 Raskind, M. 99 28 Newman, A. B. 95 31 Pahor, M. 49 32 Scheltens, P. 76 39 Rich, M. W. 12 24 Kukull, W. 65 24 Tinetti, M. E. 86 31 Paolisso, G. 56 31 Nordberg, A. 15 31 Landefeld, C. S. 3 (Continued ) Metter, E. J. Blazer, D. G. Wilcock, G. Erkinjuntti, T. Arndt, S. Korczyn, A. D. Rockwood, K. Barzilai, N. Yaffe, K. Gandy, S. E. Lipsitz, L. A. Fox, N. Penninx, B. W. J. H. Simonsick, E. M. Cohen, H. J. Seeman, T.

Monitoring The committee’s overarching recommendation to facilitate implementation and monitoring of the recommendations was for HRSA’s Bureau of Health Professions to develop an annual report monitoring the progress made in addressing the crisis in supply of the health care workforce for older adults. This report would be provided to the Secretary of the DHHS, to facilitate further modification in workforce training and deployment as needed. 24 ANNUAL REVIEW OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

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