The Aging Imperative: Teaching Future Family Physicians Skills in Geriatrics
This project intends to address this need for family medicine residents to receive strengthened geriatric education by developing and implementing a geriatric home care curriculum, establishing a successful model of a geriatric clinic in a residency program, and institutionalizing a system to use video Object Structured Clinical Exams (OSVE) to assess resident competency in clinical geriatrics.
Center for Healthy Communities & Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Columbia St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program
Racine Family Medicine Residency Program
St. Joseph’s Family Medicine Residency Program
Waukesha Family Medicine Residency Program
Goals of the Program
- Develop a geriatric home care curriculum consistent with the six ACGME core competencies.
- Implement the geriatric home care curriculum within the context of each residency program.
- Establish a successful model of a geriatric clinic in a family medicine residency program.
- Develop a system to use video OSCEs (OSVE) to assess resident competency in clinical geriatrics.
July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)