Training Requirements

As a truly interdisciplinary field, there are plenty of pathways and career options in geriatrics. Different types of healthcare professionals go through different schooling, testing, and licensing processes. Explore the categories below to find out the variety of ways you can pursue an education in geriatrics and work toward improving the health of us all as we age.

Find additional details on training requirements for geriatrics fellowships from the Association of Directors of Geriatrics Academic Programs (ADGAP).

Interested in starting a student or resident chapter of AGS at your local institution? Contact Lauren Kopchik, Senior Membership Communication Coordinator at lkopchik@americangeriatrics.org for details.