Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/788

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112 STAT. 3546 PUBLIC LAW 105-392—NOV. 13, 1998 "(iii) behavioral or mental health professionals who have completed graduate medical education programs in behavioral or mental health. "(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 FACULTY FELLOWSHIPS. — "(1) ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM.— The Secretary shall establish a program to provide Geriatric Academic Career Awards to eligible individuals to promote the career development of such individuals as academic geriatricians. "(2) ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS.— To be eligible to receive an Award under paragraph (1), an individual shall— "(A) be board certified or board eligible in internal medicine, family practice, or psychiatry; "(B) have completed an approved fellowship program in geriatrics; and "(C) have a junior faculty appointment at an accredited (as determined by the Secretary) school of medicine or osteopathic medicine. "(3) LIMITATIONS.—No Award under paragraph (1) may be made to an eligible individual unless the individual— "(A) has submitted to the Secretary an application, at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require, and the Secretary has approved such application; and "(B) provides, in such form and manner as the Secretary may require, assurances that the individual will meet the service requirement described in subsection (e). " (4) AMOUNT AND TERM.— "(A) AMOUNT.— The amount of an Award under this section shall equal $50,000 for fiscal year 1998, adjusted for subsequent fiscal years to reflect the increase in the Consumer Price Index. "(B) TERM. —The term of any Award made under this subsection shall not exceed 5 years. "(5) SERVICE REQUIREMENT. —An individual who receives an Award under this subsection shall provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interdisciplinary teams of health care professionals. The provision of such training shall