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Education partnerships between GRECCs and other VA organizations, Non-VA governmental agencies, academic medical centers, and centers of excellence.

Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, St. Louis VA Medical Center, Missouri 63125, USA.
Gerontology & geriatrics education 02/2011; 32(1):22-37. DOI: 10.1080/02701960.2011.550212
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ABSTRACT Gerontology and geriatrics are interdisciplinary professions. The quality of the care and services provided by the members of these professions depends upon the strength and integrity of the partnerships between the professionals working together. This article summarizes the partnerships created by the Department of Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. This myriad of partners has formed the basis of successful programming to improve clinical care, to expand research projects, and most specifically, to produce educational opportunities in geriatrics and gerontology that have the potential to improve the quality of life for older Veterans.

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