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Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society

Western Division

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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

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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.


2023 Fall Newsletter

In this edition: 

  • The Fall Program - November 2, 2023 - Join us in-person for the first time since 2020!
  • Updates to the AGS Beers Criteria
  • 2023 Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Awardees

  • CUGM 2024 - Save the Date! April 25-26

  • 2023 David C. Martin Awardees

  • Fitzgerald Lauds $1.85M BOLD Grant Awarded by the CDC Allegheny County News, Department of Health, Press Release

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2022 Annual Report 

Please take a moment to review the 2022 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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