Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center

55 Lower College Road, Quinn Hall 100 Kingston, RI 02881

rigec@etal.uri.edu – (401)-874-5311

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Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) at the University of Rhode Island

 Our Mission

The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center at the University of Rhode Island prepares health care and human service professionals, faculty, students, and caregivers to better meet the physical, functional, and psychological needs of older adults.

RIGEC began as one of 45 national Geriatric Education Centers to receive federal grant funding dedicated solely to interprofessional geriatrics education and training of heath care providers, direct service workers, health professions students, academic faculty and clinical trainees.

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Our interprofessional teams of expert faculty are dedicated to developing and delivering a wide array of high-quality educational programs and clinical training experiences that always reflect the latest advancements in in evidence-based geriatrics practice.

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