D21— Senior Living Community Training for Medical Students and Residents

Resolution and Position Statements
March 1, 2021
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine collaborate with American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to influence the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to require training of medical students and residents in Senior Living Communities (to include nursing homes and assisted living facilities) during their Primary Care rotations (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine); BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that AMDA, The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, collaborate with Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), American Psychological Association (APA), American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), American Dental Association (ADA), American Nurses Association (ANA), and other such professional organizations, to advocate for required training of students and trainees in their respective disciplines in Senior Living Communities (to include nursing homes and assisted living facilities) during their clinical rotations.