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).

MGWEP PURPOSE

The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP) provides geriatric education and training for Montana health professionals, higher education faculty, and health professions students so that they might better meet the health needs of the older residents of the state. Programming continues to be developed and refined for a variety of health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, 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 totaling $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, 2024-100% federally funded.