Welcome to the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM).


Mission Statement

To foster and promote excellence in health care of older persons in Australia and New Zealand


ANZSGM Strategic Plan 2018 - 2020



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.

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Professor Eddy Strivens



ANZSGM ASM 2018 - Cutting Edge: Optimising the Journey for Older Surgical Patients


Member access to the proceedings of the ASM can be found at:  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/17416612/2018/37/S2


EVOLVE: Top 5 Low-value practices and interventions.  

ANZSGM has reviewed the evidence and consulted with its expert members to develop 5 recommendations to support best patient care and reduce the use of unnecessary or ineffective practices within a given clinical context. EVOLVE is an initiative in partnership between the RACP and the Specialty Societies, Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.




ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

Adelaide Convention Centre

Monday 13th - Wednesday 15th May

Important Dates:

Call for Abstracts opens -  Monday 15th October 2018

Early bird registration opens   -  November 2018

Call for Abstracts closes   -  February 2019

Early bird registration closes   -  March 2019


ANZSGM New Zealand Division Retreat

Invercargill  New Zealand

8th November - 10th November 2018


ANZSGM  WA Division Spring Meeting  -  Bookings still available

17th November

Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth

Bookings and event details















Updated: 24/10/2018

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