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SECTION 238-A
Statewide resource centers for geriatric education
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 5, PART 1
§ 238-a. Statewide resource centers for geriatric education. 1. There
is hereby established in the state university of New York, under the
jurisdiction of its board of trustees, a statewide resource center for
geriatric education as established by chapter seven hundred
seventy-seven of the laws of nineteen hundred eighty-one, and the acts
supplemental thereto.

2. The state university board of trustees is hereby authorized within
annual appropriations made for this purpose to designate the SUNY Health
Science Center at Syracuse and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York
city to implement the provisions of this section.

3. The statewide resource centers for geriatric education shall be
charged with developing a clearinghouse based on information gathered on
educational programs in existence throughout the state and nation. The
centers shall make available information on model curricula, textbooks,
resource materials, medical residencies, internships, clinical
rotations, conferences, continuing education programs, funding for
research and training and other information that may be useful in
improving geriatric training in medical schools within the state. They
may also provide such services to allied professions.

4. The centers shall periodically disseminate information of interest
to each of the medical schools and allied professions within the state.
The centers shall also be available to assist the medical schools and
allied professions within the state with individual requests for
improving their programs in geriatric education. Efforts should be made
to utilize an interdisciplinary approach in disseminating the centers'
information.

5. The board of trustees shall submit a report annually to the
governor, the president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the
director of the state office for the aging and the commissioner of
health.