Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/259

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PUBLIC LAW 102-408—OCT. 13, 1992 106 STAT. 2053 "(3) TRAINING OPTIONS. —The training options referred to in subparagraph (F) of paragraph (2) shall be as follows: "(A) A 1-year retraining program in geriatrics for— "(i) physicians who are faculty members in departments of internal medicine, family medicine, gynecology, geriatrics, and psychiatry at schools of medicine and osteopathic medicine; and "(ii) aentists who are faculty members at schools of dentistry or at hospital departments of dentistry. "(B) A 2-year internal medicine or family medicine fellowship program providing emphasis in geriatrics, which shall be designed to provide training in clinical geriatrics and geriatrics research for— "(i) physicians who have completed graduate medical education programs in internal medicine, family medicine, psychiatry, neurology, gynecology, or rehabilitation medicine; and "(ii) dentists who have demonstrated a commitment to an academic career and who have completed postdoctoral dental training, including postdoctoral dental education programs or who have relevant advanced training or experience. "(4) DEFINITIONS. —For purposes of this subsection: "(A) The term 'graduate medical education program' means a program sponsored by a school of medicine, a school of osteopathic medicine, a hospital, or a public or private institution that— "(i) offers postgraduate medical training in the specialties and subspecialties of medicine; and "(ii) has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association through its Committee on Postdoctoral Training. "(B) The term 'post-doctoral dental education program' means a program sponsored by a school of dentistry, a hospital, or a public or private institution that— "(i) offers post-doctoral training in the specialties of dentistry, advanced education in general dentistry, or a dental general practice residency; and "(ii) has been accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. "(c) GERIATRIC TRAINING REGARDING OPTOMETRISTS. —The Secretary may make grants to, and enter into contracts with, schools and colleges of optometry for the purpose of providing support for projects— "(1) to plan, develop, and operate projects in postgraduate geriatric care training for optometrists who will teach geriatric optometry; "(2) to provide financial assistance (in the form of residencies, traineeships, and fellowships) to participants in such projects; and "(3) to establish new affiliations with nursing homes, ambulatory care centers, senior centers, and other public or nonprofit private entities. "(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— "(1) EDUCATION CENTERS; TRAINING.— For grants and contracts under subsections (a) and (b), there is authorized to