Interdisciplinary Geriatric Interest Group (IGIG)
Current IGIG Executive Board:
Co-Presidents: Ashley Yoder (MS2) and Sara Mednansky (MS2)
Vice-President: Cassidy Williams (MS2)
Secretary: Amber Shipman (MS2)
Faculty Sponsor: Tom Teasdale, DrPH
In a poll in 2006, Geriatrics was the speciality with the highest job satisfaction! Click here to see an excerpt from that article.
The Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine offers a free American Geriatrics Society (AGS) membership to medical students who attend three IGIG meetings during the year. AGS is the premier professional organization of healthcare providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. With an active membership of over 6,000, the AGS has a long history of affecting change in the provision of health care for older adults. In the last decade, the Society has become a pivotal force in shaping attitudes, policies and practices regarding health care for older people.
Click here for a list of AGS Membership Benefits.
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