GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM (GAIT)
Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary Team (GAIT) training workshops emphasize the value of an interdisciplinary team approach to the assessment and treatment of older adults. Students participate in one or two-day workshops at selected facilities on the Eastern Shore.
GAIT is funded by grants through the Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research(GGEAR) program at the University of Maryland Baltimore. Training materials, hotel accommodations and meals are provided at no cost to healthcare students from the University of Maryland System and Eastern Shore community colleges. Travel stipends are also provided.