2019 Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)—Funding Opportunity HRSA-19-008

When:  Feb 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (ET)

The purpose of this cooperative agreement program is to establish and operate geriatrics education centers that will implement the GWEP project to develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.

Eligible applicants are accredited health professions schools and programs. Click here to learn more.




Grant Period

7/1/2019 - 6/30/2024


$35,730,000 (Up to $750,000/year per award)


Up to 47 Cooperative Agreements

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