Successful Aging In the Division of General Medical Disciplines
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iSAGE Mini-Fellowship

Are you interested in completing a mini- fellowship in Successful Aging? Learn more about Internet Based Successful Aging training program.

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Although the general population rate in the U.S. is slowing down, the older population continues to increase. The U.S. population is also getting more diverse. The need to learn the secrets of successful aging are more important than ever before.

The Stanford University's Internet based Successful Aging (iSAGE) is a web-based, multi-media rich, skill-based training program that can be completed at your place and your own pace. Participants who successfully complete the iSAGE Mini-fellowship in Successful Aging will gain a deep understanding of the scientific principles of Successful Aging and End-of-life care.

Can We Talk?: An interview with Dr. Stephanie Pincus, Institute of Medicine on End-of-life Care:

In this video, Dr. Periyakoil interviews Dr. Stephanie Pincus about the Institute of Medicine's national initiative on Transforming End-of-Life Care in the US. On May 29, 2013 Stanford is hosting a free public event for IOM on End-of-Life Care. Click here to register.

Successful Aging Project Keynote by Dr. Hannah Valantine:

Successful Mini-fellowship Highlights:

  • » Both health professionals as well as lay people interested in learning about Successful Aging are eligible to apply for the mini-fellowship
  • » Training will include self-paced knowledge acquisition using video lectures by national experts, study of seminal scientific articles, interactive video exercises, assignments and quizzes
  • » All participants will have opportunities to learn about key principles of ethno-geriatrics and end of life care
  • » On completion of the iSAGE program, participants will receive a certificate of completion
  • » All participants will be able to interact with course instructors as well as their peers mini-fellows in the iSAGE collaborative learning community on an ongoing basis.
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