The Canadian Geriatrics Society has over 500 members representing Specialists in Geriatric Medicine (both Royal College and Care of the Elderly), Medical Students and Residents and other physicians and members of allied health professions with an interest in the health care of older adult. The activities of the CGS have grown to include:
- The Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). For over 35 years the CGS has hosted an annual meeting. Initially this meeting was focused on showcasing Canadian Research and provides networking opportunities. The ASM has grown to include Education Days for Residents in Geriatric Medicine as well as a separate day for Medical Students and a Continuing Medical Education Day for practicing physicians. For more information, please click here.
- Journals: In 1998 Mature Medicine Canada was launched as a Canadian peer-reviewed journal that published papers focusing on the care of an aging population. In 2001 the publication received an endorsement from the Canadian Geriatrics Society and changed its name to Geriatrics Today: Journal of the Canadian Geriatrics Society.