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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island

Minority Health and Ethnogeriatrics

Core Curriculum on Ethnogeriatrics - Developed by the Collaborative on Ethnogeriatric Education, the 5 core modules in the curriculum are meant to serve as a basic curriculum in ethnogeriatrics. The Collaborative is comprised of faculty from 31 Geriatric Education Centers throughout the United States. The modules are available for download in .pdf format using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Manager's Electronic Resource Center - This is a link to the Electronic Resource Center of MSH, a nonprofit education and scientific organization devoted to enhancing public health worldwide. From here, you can also access "The Providers Guide to Quality and Culture," as well as other educational resources and information about MSH's services and mission. New visitors are asked to register. Source: MSH

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health - This is a link to the Resources section of the NAHH web site, which contains news and information effecting the Hispanic community, links to publications, information on educational and funding leads. Source: NAHH

National Center for Cultural Competence - Based at Georgetown University, NCCC seeks to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems. From this web site, visitors can access products, tools and policy briefs related to cultural competence and health disparities, links to related web sites, a searchable database of resource materials related to cultural competence, and more. Source: NCCC

Office of Minority Health (USDHHS) - The OMH web site contains data and statistics and minority populations, as well as links and information on health topics, cultural competence, funding sources, and more. Source: OMH

RI Department of Health, Office of Minority Health

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America - CSREA is located at Brown University. It is an interdisciplinary research center which facilitates and promotes teaching, research, conferences, symposia and other programs. Source: CSREA

Upcoming CIPG Workshops


Workshop 3: Syndromes and Senses - 2/9/2015

Workshop 4: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias - 4/13/2015

Workshop 5: Bridging the Gap in Fragmented Healthcare: Safe Transitions - 6/1/2015



Alzheimer's Disease Training

Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.

Getting Started Series: South Kingstown Police Department


Getting Started Series: Middletown Public Library


Training Employees for Alzheimer's Management (T.E.A.M) (Spanish)


View RI's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias