GEAR Network

The mission of the Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) network is to improve the emergency care of older adults and those with dementia and other cognitive impairments. GEAR looks to identify research gaps in geriatric emergency care support research and evaluation of these areas.

Grants & Funding Opportunities

GEAR 1.0 and GEAR 2.0 pilots are now closed for the 2022 awards, but please check back in July for the next funding announcements

GEAR 1.0 Pilot Grant

GEAR Executive Committee and GEAR Advisory Board will review and select 3 proposals, each receiving up to $98,500 of total funding for this GEAR 1.0 Pilot Grant.

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Recent Manuscripts & Publications

GEAR Methods

The Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research (GEAR) network approach: a protocol to advance stakeholder consensus and research priorities in geriatrics and dementia care in the emergency department This manuscript describes our approach to developing the GEAR Network infrastructure, the scoping reviews to identify research and clinical gaps and its use of consensus-driven research priorities with...

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GEAR Care Transitions

The Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network aimed to identify care transition interventions, particularly addressing social needs, and prioritize future research questions.

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