Founded in 2009, the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (AGEM) provides a forum for the collaborative exchange of ideas among emergency medicine researchers, educators, trainees, and clinicians.
- to improve the quality of emergency care received by older patients by advancing research, education, and faculty development;
- to serve as a unified voice for geriatric emergency medicine researchers, educators, trainees, and clinicians;
- to provide a forum for individuals committed to geriatric emergency medicine to communicate, share ideas, and generate solutions to common problems;
- to foster research that improves the care and quality of life of older patients;
- to advance resident and continuing education and professional development in order to improve clinical outcomes as they pertain to issues of aging;
- to foster relationships with other organizations to promote geriatric emergency medicine.