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Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society

Western Division


Who We Are

As a regional affiliate of the American Geriatrics Society, the organization provides leadership for professionals, policy makers and the public in the area served. The organization aids in the efforts of the American Geriatrics Society in developing, implementing and advocating programs in patient care, research, professional education, public policy and public information for the Pennsylvania and region.

The strategic goals of the PAGS-WD are to:

1. Promote geriatric education for all geriatric healthcare professionals.

2. Provide an active forum and opportunity for networking and engagement with other professionals who share an interest in improving care for the older adults

3. Advocate for programs and public policy, which will improve the
health and well being of older adults.

4. Encourage students and residents to pursue a career in geriatrics.

Our Leadership

Get involved

As a member, you are an integral part of the Society and aid in our efforts and mission: to EDUCATE, COMMUNICATE, and ENGAGE healthcare professionals (representing all disciplines) in the provision of quality healthcare for all older persons.  Strengthen our voice and become a member today.


2024 Spring Newsletter

In this edition: 

  • 32nd Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine
  • 2023 Fall Program
  • Welcome Incoming Fellows
  • What’s New in Dementia Care at Allegheny Health Network

    Read more here


    2023 Annual Report 

    Please take a moment to review the 2023 Annual Report, which provides an overview of the events and accomplishments of the society. 

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    About us

    The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older persons. It is a non-profit organization of physicians and other health care professionals committed to the provision of quality health care for older persons.

    Contact us

    Pennsylvania Geriatric Society - Western Division
    850 Ridge Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA  15212

    Chapter Administrator: Eileen Taylor |

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