Professional Development

Those of us at HCGE are highly involved in developing and promoting programs responsive to your needs as gerontological experts. Some of the most recent programs include:


The Hartford Center hosted a Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG) program August 14/15, 2015 in Portland. The FLAG program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs. Merrie Kaas D.N.Sc., RN, CNS-BC from University of Minnesota and OHSU alumna Catherine Van Son PhD, RN presented a 2-day program that was a great success! It is estimated that the numbers of patients and families that will receive better care from just the people who attended is well over half a million! 

If you are interested in attending a future FLAG program keep checking the FLAG program website for notices of upcoming events.