102 STAT. 3136
PUBLIC LAW 100-607—NOV. 4, 1988
"(2)(A) For the purpose of carrying out subsection (c), there are authorized to be appropriated $1,500,000 for fiscal year 1989, $2,500,000 for fiscal year 1990, and $4,000,000 for fiscal year 1991. "(B) For the purpose of carrying out subsection (d), there are authorized to be appropriated $4,500,000 for fiscal year 1989, $5,200,000 for fiscal year 1990, and $5,400,000 for fiscal year 1991.". SEC. 614. GRANTS FOR MINORITY EDUCATION.
(a) REORGANIZATION.—Section 778A (42 U.S.C. 295g-8a) is trans42 USC 295g-8a, ferred to immediately after section 781 (42 U.S.C. 295g-l) and 295g-2. redesignated as section 782. (b) PERIOD OF GRANTS.—Subsection (b) of section 782 (as trans-
42 USC 295g-2.
ferred and redesignated by subsection (a)) is amended by inserting after "(b)", the following new sentence: "The Secretary may award grants ifor periods not to exceed 3 years.". (c) EuGiBiuTY.—Subsection (c) of section 782 (as transferred and redesignated by subsection (a)) is amended to read as follows: "(c) Only health professions schools shall be eligible for a grant under this section, and to be eligible such schools must— (1) be a school described in section 701(4); and (2) have received a contract under section 788A for fiscal year 1987.". SEC. 615. GERIATRIC PROGRAMS. (a) GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTERS AND GERIATRIC TRAINING.—
Part F of title VII is amended by inserting after section 788B (42 U.S.C. 295g-8b) the following new section: 42 USC 295g-9.
"SEC. 789. GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTERS AND GERIATRIC TRAINING. "(a) GERIATRIC EDUCATION CENTERS.—
"(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary may make grants to and enter into contracts with accredited health professions schools, including schools of allied health, referred to in section 701(4) or 701(10) and programs referred to in section 701(8) to assist in meeting the costs of such schools or programs of providing projects to— "(A) improve the training of health professionals in geriatrics; "(B) develop and disseminate curricula relating to the treatment of the health problems of elderly individuals; "(C) expand and strengthen instruction in methods of such treatment; "(D) support the training and retraining of faculty to provide such instruction; "(E) support continuing education of health professionals and allied health professionals who provide such treatment; and "(F) establish new affiliations with nursing homes, chronic and acute disease hospitals, ambulatory care centers, and senior centers in order to provide students with clinical training in geriatric medicine. "(2) APPROVAL OF APPLICATIONS.— "(A) PEER REVIEW.—Any application
for a grant or contract under this subsection shall be subject to appropriate peer review by peer review groups composed principally of non-FederEd experts.