About this section
The Geriatrics & Gerontology Section’s purpose is to promote, advance and enhance the science of ageing and clinical care within the speciality.
President’s essay prize winner: Diego Abelleyra Lastoria
Abstract title: Societal perception of care homes: understanding views and challenging stigma
Clinical audit and governance prize winner: Arwel Poacher
Abstract title: The impact of adopting low molecular weight heparin in place of aspirin as routine thromboprophylaxis for patients with hip fracture.
Section Council members
Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.
Interested in joining the Section Council?
Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.
Upcoming geriatrics and gerontology events and webinars
View all events and webinars being run by the Geriatrics & Gerontology Section.
New developments in gerontology and current plans for the NHS
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For working doctors and consultants (FY1 to ST8), retired doctors, and those holding senior management positions in medicine or healthcare.
For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.
For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.