Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM)

   In the coming decades, the number of older adults in your ED will more than double...are you ready?

Founded in 2009, the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM) provides a forum for the collaborative exchange of ideas among emergency medicine researchers, educators, trainees, and clinicians. 

 

AGEM can help you:

  •  Improve your clinical care of older patients
    • Learn about The Geriatric ED Guidelines initiative (a collaboration between SAEM, ACEP, ENA, and AGS), which covers resources, staffing, environment, and policies for Geriatric EDs
  •  Prepare your trainees to care for older patients through our educational materials:
    • Lectures, training curricula, and simulation cases available
    • Geriatric EM Journal Club: Modeled after the highly successful ACP Journal Club, it provides expert review and commentary on articles critical to geriatric EM
    • Connect with AGEM members available to give grand rounds talks
  • Advance your research agenda
    • Connect with AGEM investigators (NIH and foundation-funded, including 8 with K23 grants)
    • Receive mentoring and counseling (for junior and mid-career investigator members of AGEM)

2020-2021 AGEM Executive Committee

President: Shan W. Liu, MD, SD
President-Elect: Scott M. Dresden, MD, MS
Secretary: Kei Ouchi, MD
Treasurer: Lauren Cameron Comasco, MD
Immediate Past President: Anthony Rosen, MD
Member-at-Large: Elizabeth M. Goldberg, MD, ScM
Member-at-Large: Jill M. Huded, MD
Member-at-Large: Tim F. Platts-Mills, MD, MSc
Member-at-Large: Kalpana Narayan Shankar, MD
Resident Representative: Emily A. Benton, MD
Medical Student Representative: Angel Li

Board Liaison: Wendy C. Coates, MD
Staff Liaison: Melissa McMillian, CNP

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