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.

Dementia webinar series

This is a four-part webinar series aiming to highlight characteristic cognitive features associated with normal ageing, mild cognitive impairment and various types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and multi-infarct dementia.

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.

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Dr Pandora Wright
President
Professor Stephen Roger Iliffe
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming geriatrics and gerontology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Geriatrics & Gerontology Section.

There are no future events currently planned by this section

Prizes & awards

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: Clinical governance and audit prize 2021

Prize: £500, 1st runner up £250, 2nd runner up £250

Submission deadline

Monday 10 May 2021 (shortlisted presentations will receive email confirmation on Tuesday 18 May 2021)

Open to

This prize is open to trainees in geriatric medicine, old age psychiatry or social sciences

Application guidelines 

Submission of abstracts of no more than 250 words.

The prize is dedicated to submissions on audit, clinical governance, quality improvement and projects relevant to the care of older people. The presentation must be given by the corresponding trainee.

Apply here

Prizes & awards

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: Trainees' prize, clinical presentations

Prize

  • First prize - for best oral presentation: £100 and certification recognition and a 1-year membership to the British Geriatrics Society
  • Second prize - for best oral presentation: certification recognition
  • First prize - for best poster presentation: £50 and certification recognition and a 1-year membership to the British Geriatrics Society
  • Second prize - for best poster presentation: certification recognition

Submission deadline 

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Open to

Trainees in elderly medicine and old age psychiatry

Application guidelines

Submission of abstracts of no more than 250 words. The abstracts are required to have a clinical context and be in the form of a case presentation and usually in the form of case presentations that demonstrate difficult diagnostic or management problems relevant to older people.

Apply here

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Fellow

For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.

Fellow

Associate

For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership. 

Associate

Student

For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification in a healthcare-related subject, in the UK or overseas. 

Student