Full Membership

Medical practitioners who are committed to clinical practice, research, education and administration in geriatric medicine and closely allied disciplines. The requirements for full membership shall be prescribed by the Council from time to time as it sees fit.

Retired Membership

Retired Membership status will be offered to those Full Members who have retired from practice, at the discretion of the Finance and Administration Committee.

Trainee Membership

Individuals who are medical practitioners currently registered in a training program in geriatric medicine and related disciplines.

Honorary Life Membership

Honorary Life Membership status will be granted by the Society to those Full Members who, at the time of retirement, in the determination of the Council in its absolute discretion, have made an outstanding contribution to the Society or to geriatric medicine. Such individuals shall, for the term of their lives, enjoy (on a complimentary basis) the rights and privileges of Full Membership. Fellows of the ANZSGM may also be nominated for Honorary Life Membership.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership status will be offered to applicants for membership who are general practitioners with an interest in geriatric medicine.

Overseas Membership

Individuals who are registered medical practitioners primarily resident in places other than Australia and New Zealand who demonstrate a commitment to clinical practice, research, education and administration in geriatric medicine and closely allied disciplines.

Fellowship of the ANZSGM (nomination form for Fellowship of the ANZSGM)

Medical practitioners with recognised specialty training in and primary commitment to the practice of geriatric medicine, who have demonstrated leadership in the advancement of the medical care of older persons, or in research in ageing, in Australia or New Zealand. Nominations for fellowship will be accepted from full members, and fellowship will be awarded at the discretion of Federal Council. Fellows must maintain continuing membership, and must demonstrate continuing commitment to the advancement of geriatric medicine. Fellows may also be nominated for Honorary Life membership at the time of retirement.