Based at the University of Rhode Island, RIGEC brings together partners from three Rhode Island institutions of higher education, a community-owned healthcare organization, a community outreach and education program, and a community-base, all-inclusive primary care and in-home care agency. Our consortium members include:
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (riAHEC):
RIGEC is part of a national network of geriatric education centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Under the direction of Dr. Phillip G. Clark, RIGEC has had federal funding since 1996.
Projects supported under Geriatric Education Center (GEC) grants must address five core GEC purposes:
Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.