Caring for our older community since 1970

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ANZSGM ASM 2020 meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday 19  – Friday 21  May, 2021 in Melbourne.

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The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine
is the professional society for geriatricians and other medical practitioners with an interest in medical care of older people. 

The society acts to represent the needs of its members and the wider community in a bid to constantly review and improve the care of older people in Australia and New Zealand. Its major functions are around education, policy development and review, and political advocacy.

Upcoming Events

4-5 Feb 2021

Better Care, Everywhere: Healthcare variation in practice conference

Better Care, Everywhere: Healthcare variation in practice conference

Sydney, Australia

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18 – 21 April 2021

In the IASP Global Year Against Back Pain

2021 Australian Pain Society 41st Annual Scientific Meeting

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6 May 2021


The Silver Tsunami - Turning Trauma Challenges into Opportunities. Trauma in older patients is a growing challenge to our systems and the providers working within them. Why does it matter? What matters? How do we embed trauma care specific to our older patients in our systems, education and daily workplace behaviours? GEMSEM2020 will turn the challenges of this complex population into a unique opportunity for inter-professional learning.

Melbourne, Australia

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ANZSGM ASM 2020 Postponed


Announcement date: Tuesday, 17 March 2020 On the advice of the Department of Health surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the local organising committee and the ANZSGM Council have made the decision to… Read More