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From the Greek word geron, "an old man," and
iatreia, "the treatment of disease."
Geriatric medicine involves the recognition of differences in
presentation of disease and the importance of maintaining
functional independence in elderly patients. Geriatrics is a
primary care discipline oriented toward preventive, routine, acute,
and chronic medical care of elderly patients.
Important procedural skills include cognitive assessment,
functional assessment, gait assessment, home safety assessment,
motor vehicle driving assessment, and needs assessment on hospital
discharge, including rehabilitation.
Geriatric fellowship training requires 12 months of accredited
training beyond general internal medicine residency.
For the 2010-2011 academic year, there are 105 ACGME-accredited
training programs in Geriatric Medicine with 290 active positions.
Thirty-two percent of the trainees are female and 64% are U.S.
The American Board of Internal
Medicine offers subspecialty certification in Geriatrics.
Major Professional Societies
The Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801
New York, NY 10118
The Gerontological Society of
1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20005
the American Geriatrics Society
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