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Free Medical eBook: Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology
By: Lodovico Balducci (Editor), Martine Extermann (Editor)

Incorporating Competencies Focused on the Older Population into the Fellowship Curriculum: An ASP How-To Guide
In an effort to promote the development of geriatric special interest groups within the specialty societies of internal medicine and tofoster geriatric education initiatives, ASP developed a curriculum overview. ASP has assembled a “How-To Guide” that provides methods for incorporating competencies pertaining to the elderly into the fellowship curricula.

Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce
In Chicago, IL, on May 7, 2009, a group of 53 medical educators representing many United States Certification Boards, Residency Review Committees, and Medical Societies, met to review and approve a White Paper intended to promote Recommendation 4.2 of the IOM report of Apr. 14, 2008: “Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce”. This white paper proposes that all ABMS Member Boards whose Diplomates participate in the care of the elderly patient select the floor competencies enumerated by the AAMC that apply to their specialty and add or subtract those completed during their trainees’ initial (“intern”) year and then define those needed in subsequent years of residency and ultimate practice. This would then fulfill the requirements of Recommendation 4.2 above.