STANFORD GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTER ETHNOGERIATRIC PROGRAM
Stanford University School of Medicine.
Stanford, CA, USA.
In partnership with San Jose State University, Community Health Partnership, and Santa Clara County Mental Health Department.
“The Stanford Geriatric Education Center is a nationally recognized leader in the field of ethnogeriatrics, or health care for elders from diverse populations.”
“Geriatric training programs for health professionals are offered in many formats and with many different emphases for different audiences.
They all have in common the assumption that geriatric training for health providers should be done in the context of our diverse population
of older adults.”
The Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric Program covers diveristy in aging and multicultural senior sensitivity in the areas of:
-Chronic disease self management
The Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric Program provides diversity in aging resources and educational material including webinars on health and aging within the following cultures:
-American Indian / Alaska Native American
-Hispanic / Latino American
-Asian, Pacific Islanders American
-Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
The Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric Program offers a mini-fellowship in Ethnogeriatrics which includes intensive supervised training and self-study on topics related to health care of elders from different ethnic backgrounds for faculty, educators, researchers, and clinicians/providers with teaching functions in health care, social services, and pastoral professions.