American Geriatrics Society

Advisors: Sarah Phillips, and Leah Taffel,

Student Leaders:

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is the premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well being of all older adults. Through, panels, discussions and residency advising the BUSM Student Chapter seeks to educate all medical students about the clinical needs and health care concerns of older patients, to encourage and provide opportunities for medical student clinical and basic science research in geriatric, to interest physicians-in-training in the field of geriatrics, to increase awareness of end-of-life care issues such as palliative care and hospice care and to develop relationships between geriatrics faculty and medical students.