Mission Statement: Promoting Interdisciplinary
Healthcare Quality and Person Centered Care for Advanced or Chronic Illness
Logo: Person-centered Care for Older Adults
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Geriatric Education Center (UAB GEC) focuses
on improving health care quality for older adults by training health professionals
in the following Institute of Medicine identified priority areas: advanced illness,
frailty, care coordination, symptom management, medication management, ethnogeriatrics,
and health literacy/self management.
By incorporating this interdisciplinary curriculum and culturally informed advanced
illness management will improve the quality of geriatric health care in Alabama.
© 2008 UAB Geriatric Education Center