Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)
The Connecticut Older Adult Collaboration for Health (COACH) is a partnership between Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of Nursing, Yale New Haven Health System, Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, Fair Haven Community Health Center, Gateway Community College, and the VA Connecticut. COACH is funded by an award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of its Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program.
Our objective is to improve the health of the older adult population in Connecticut by:
Our objective will be achieved by addressing and incorporating the following topics central to excellent geriatric care in all training and outreach activities:
Our purpose is to build and retain a diverse multidisciplinary geriatric workforce that is knowledgeable about the unique needs of older adults and equipped to address those needs in their health professional career.
In addition COACH will support public and population health by building upon existing partnerships between public health agencies, primary care providers, geriatricians, and community based organizations in the Greater New Haven and Bridgeport area through an active Advisory Council.
For more information on COACH or how you can partner with us, please contact:
Office: (203) 464-6123