Geriatrics & Gerontology

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Medical College of Wisconsin
Student Chapter of the American Geriatrics Society

Mission
The mission of this organization is to 1) promote medical student awareness of the growing field of geriatrics and career opportunities within this specialty; 2) provide opportunities for medical students to interact with geriatric patients and physicians who specialize in the care of the elderly; 3) provide forums for student discussions of issues pertaining to Geriatric Medicine with concerned physicians; and 4) facilitate student involvement in public service projects within the local community.

Faculty Advisors
Mary Cohan, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, mcohan@mcw.edu

Membership Information
Regular membership is open to any student from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Associate membership is open to any graduate student, faculty member, staff member, or administrator at MCW or any member of a MCW affiliated healthcare institution. There are NO DUES for regular and associate membership.

Students are encouraged to join the American Geriatrics Society national organization at a student rate of $25.00/year, which entitles you to receive the Journal of American Geriatrics, discounted rates for AGS conferences, mentoring & other resources through AGS. 
 

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