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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Dr John Maddison


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.



Important Dates

ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting   -   27-29 May 2020

October 2019 Call for Abstracts opens
November 2019 Early bird registration opens
February 2020 Call for Abstracts closes
March 2020 Early bird registration closes










Updated: 10/07/2019

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