JAMA Response by AAGP Members on the Importance of Screening Older Patients for Anxiety

Is Anxiety in Late Life an Uncharted Territory? —Questioning the USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement for Anxiety Screening in Older Adult by Dr. Carmen Andreescu, Department of…

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Congratulations to AAGP Co-President Rajesh Tampi, MD

Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, has been selected to receive the 2021 Jack Weinberg Award for Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and APA Foundation.…

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AGS Launches Mobile Version of Its New Cognitive Screening Toolkit

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) launched its new AGS Cognitive Screening Toolkit on the iGeriatrics app today, introducing an easy-to-access resource that can help clinicians select the appropriate…

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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…

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World Health Organization’s (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…

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The Long Goodbye: An Interview with Author Patti Davis

In her book The Long Goodbye (Knopf, 2004), author Patti Davis, daughter of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, reflects on her father’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease,…

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