Early Career Professional Membership

Physician or healthcare professional in their first year of practice after fellowship, residency, or post-graduate training. 

As an AGS Early Career Professional you will enjoy a range of benefits to keep you at the head of clinical care and innovations in geriatrics. Select the benefit categories below to learn more. 

Community and Connections

MyAGSOnline - exclusive access to the AGS Online Community allows you to:

  • connect with over 5,000 members
  • ask questions, get advice and share insights
  • easily access member benefits
  • edit & maintain your  membership profile
  • access the AGS Membership Directory

Sections and Special Interest Groups - join a special interest group and collaborate with your colleagues on your specific topics of interest

State Affiliates -  the AGS has local chapters in 26 states across the US. Join your local state affiliate and get involved at the local level.

AGS Week in Review Electronic Newsletter & Quarterly Print Newsletters - receive updates on public policy, research and member news.

Journals & Clinical Tools

Journal Subscriptions - keep abreast of the latest research and updates in Geriatrics with your free subscription to:

Geriatrics At Your Fingertips - receive immediate access to a free digital subscription of  the annually updated reference providing quick, easy access to information you need to make decisions about the care of older adults.

Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Toolkit - receive a free subscription to these clinical templates covering over 20 topics.

Clinical Guidelines & Recommendations - access evidence-based clinical guidelines, policies and recommendations.

Patient Handouts - print and share easy-to-understand resources with patients and caregivers. 

Discounts on CME, Meetings, Courses, and Products, including the Geriatrics Review Syllabus (GRS)

GeriatricsCareOnline -  your one-stop online resource to accessing free member resources and  using your member discounts to purchase  comprehensive content and topic-specific bundles of information tailored to meet your specific needs.

Annual Scientific Meeting - use your member discount of up to $320 and choose from over 70+ sessions at this premier educational event in geriatrics.


Representation in Washington - the AGS advocates on your behalf to improve healthcare for older adults.

Advocacy Center - lend your voice to AGS advocacy efforts and reach out to your elected officials using the online AGS Advocacy Center.

Advocacy Updates - stay up-to-date on important campaigns and legislation with these updates emailed to you. 

Career Advancement & Recognition

AGS Career Connections - promote or find high quality career opportunities in geriatrics.

Virtual Career Fair - hosted annually by AGS Career Connections, this career fair comes to you in a convenient virtual setting. Chat with employers via text, audio, or video call.

AGS/ADGAP Leadership & Life Skills Curriculum (LLSC) - Available exclusively to Fellow-in-Training and Early Career Professional members, this self-guided course helps you develop a broad range of practical leadership and life skills to help advance your career, team, and organization.

AGS Fellowship - elevate your professional status as an AGS Fellow. The AGSF distinction recognizes your contributions and involvement in the Society, as well as your commitment to the improvement of care for all older adults.

AGS Awards Programs - apply or nominate a colleague for an AGS Award. Awards provide recognition for great accomplishments in geriatrics.

Leadership Opportunities - apply for a Board or Committee position, and work together with the AGS to help advance the mission of the AGS and the field of geriatrics.

Listing in the HiAF Geriatrics Healthcare Professional Referral Service - participate in the HiAF Referral Service, AGS’s online listing of practicing members and promote your practice.

What does this Early Career Professional Member have to say about AGS?

"My mentor helped expose me to everything that the American Geriatrics Society does to improve the health, independence, and quality of life of older people. I find AGS to be a very welcoming organization and the mentorship, career guidance, and learning opportunities are invaluable."

Lauren Jan Gleason, MD, MPH


Our Membership Team is here for you. Ask us a question, share your suggestions and provide feedback.
Contact us: membership@americangeriatrics.org  or 212.308.1414.