Published Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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

Published Friday, February 3, 2017

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.

Published Monday, July 14, 2014
Over the past two years I have represented the AAGP at the annual and interim meetings of the American Medical Association. This is the first time that our organization has had a formal association with the AMA. In the past, AAGP member James Greene, MD, had attended the AMA and had supported a formal relationship. Given the ever-changing practice of more»
Published Thursday, June 19, 2014
The American Psychiatric Association's Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry recognizes an early career geriatric psychiatrist who has made noteworthy contributions to the field of geriatric psychiatry through excellence in research, teaching, clinical practice, and community service, and has demonstrated the potential to develop more»
Published Monday, June 2, 2014
AAGP President Susan K. Schultz, MD As we move into summer, it is rewarding to reflect on the accomplishments of our AAGP members and their contributions to the field over the past year! Along these lines, I am delighted to share that our AAGP Past President and AJGP Editor in Chief Dilip V. Jeste has been appointed as Associate Dean for Healthy Aging more»
Published Monday, May 19, 2014
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Charles A. Shamoian, MD, PhD, on May 12, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Paula Shamoian, his children Paula Katze and Chaz Shamoian, his son-in-law John, his daughter-in-law Michelle, and his grandchildren Jason, Evan and Briana. Dr. Shamoian was one of the founding fathers of geriatric more»
Published Monday, April 7, 2014
AAGP President Susan K. Schultz, MD On the heels of the terrific “Empower Aging” Annual Meeting, I’d like to thank the staff and membership for all the inspiring and thought-provoking sessions in Orlando. The range of topics nicely reflected the breadth of scientific and clinical expertise that makes our field such a unique specialty. more»
Published Thursday, April 3, 2014
AAGP’s 2014 award winners were announced March 14 during the Opening Plenary and Awards Session in Orlando, Florida, during the AAGP 2014 Annual Meeting. Then AAGP President David Steffens, MD, presented each award. Allan A. Anderson, MD AAGP’s 2014 Clinician of the Year AAGP’s 2014 Clinician of the Year is Dr. Allan Anderson. In more»
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