Dakota Geriatrics
A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Great Plains Consortium

Dakota Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program


To promote healthy lifespans through a better prepared healthcare workforce, healthcare system, and community.


To engage multiple partners in academia, healthcare and the community to strengthen healthcare of the older adult and the aging population through collaborative, inter-professional, and culturally attentive education. The partnership tests and adopts new ideas for:

  • Improving Geriatrics education across all healthcare disciplines
  • Transforming primary care into Age-Friendly enterprises
  • Promoting healthy brains and optimal dementia care