Montana Geriatric Education Center

The Montana Geriatric Education Center (MTGEC) is an interdisciplinary center which provides geriatric education and training for Montana health professionals, higher education faculty, and students, so they might better meet the health needs of the older residents of the state. It is the home of the Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP).  Programming continues to be developed and refined for a variety of health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, mental health providers, and social workers.

Funding: The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP) is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as part of an award totalling $3,750,000 and supports the program 100%.  The contents are those of the program and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

HRSA: U1QHP28733, $3,750,000, July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020, 100% federally funded.