Recipients of the Geriatric Academic Career Awards have chosen a wide range of topics in geriatric care to devote to their teaching including, for example: overall geriatric assessment; geriatric rehabilitation; interdisciplinary care for the chronically ill and the development of chronic disease state "glide paths"; effective clinical teaching of palliative care for the elderly; geropharmacy and nutrition; acute care of the elderly; culturally competent care of the elderly; infection control interventions in long-term care; development of reviews on organ system normative aging; special issues in the delivery of rural health care by family practitioners and in the design and implementation of community-based programs that allow the frail elderly to remain in their homes.
This section indicates the different types of projects which have been funded in the past. Only projects funded under Project Grants or Direct Payments for Specified Use should be listed here. The examples give potential applicants an idea of the types of projects that may be accepted for funding. The agency should list at least five examples of the most recently funded projects.