Annual Meeting

The AAGP Annual Meeting is the premier educational event in geriatric mental health care. Read more »

Find a Geriatric Psychiatrist

Locate a geriatric psychiatrist in your area. Read more »

AAGP Journal

Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Read more »

Career Opportunity

Search career opportunities in geriatric psychiatry. Read more »

GMHF Scholars

AAGP 2018 Annual Meeting: Call for Presentations

AAGP welcomes proposal submissions for symposium, case presentation or other educational programs that will enhance our focus on patient care while promoting and sustaining healthy aging, diversity, and inclusion. Click here for more information.
General Session Submissions & Case Presentation Submissions are due by June 30.

Looking for a new job? Check out AAGP's Jobs page for open positions.

AAGP Issues Statement on Travel Ban/Immigration Executive Order

On February 6, AAGP released an official statement on President Trump’s executive order. “…[this] executive order puts further strain on the physician workforce in areas of dire need,” said AAGP President Daniel D. Sewell, MD. To read the entire statement, click here

World Health Organization (WHO) ICD-11 proposal

AAGP was recently informed of the WHO's ICD-11 proposal to transfer all dementia diagnoses from the Mental or Behavioral Health Disorder section to the Nervous System section. Click here to view AAGP's direct response.


About Us

Who we are

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) is the only national association that has products, activities and publications, which focus exclusively on the challenges of geriatric psychiatry. Practitioners, researchers, educators, students, the public anyone interested in improving the mental health of the elderly have relied on AAGP since 1978 as the key driver for progress for elderly mental health care.


The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry. AAGP promotes the mental health and well-being of older people through professional education, public advocacy, and support of career development for clinicians, educators, and researchers in geriatric psychiatry and mental health.

Why choose us

Whether you want to advance your career, engage the research community, or shape how science and society treat the elderly, AAGP has the right resources to help you. Make a difference today, for yourself, for the field, and for your patients.