Invest in yourself.. compare paid and e-membership benefits below.
Membership for a current resident or post-graduate trainee participating in a training program.
As an AGS Resident or Post-Graduate Trainee, you will gain access to benefits to help you advance your career and gain insights into clinical care and innovations in geriatrics. Select from the benefit categories to learn more and view the chart below to compare free e-membership and paid membership options.
Interested in starting an AGS Resident or Trainee Chapter at your local institution? Email Brooke McPherson, Communication Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community & 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
Mentoring Opportunities - participate in the AGS Mentoring program and be paired with an experienced geriatrics healthcare provider who can offer you advice on your education, future career and networking opportunities.
Resident Chapters- join a resident chapter or start your own for networking and educational activities. See the full list of resident chapters in the drop-down below.
Sections and Special Interest Groups - resident members are automatically enrolled in the Resident Section of the AGS and can also join any of the other special interest groups 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.
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 $110 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 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.
AGS Resident Chapters
- Baystate Medical Center
- Cambridge Health Alliance
- Duke University
- Medical College of Wisconsin
- University of Arizona
- University of California Irvine
- University of Colorado
- University of Massachusetts Medical School
|Subscription to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society||-||(value $478)|
|Subscription to Annals of Long Term Care journal||-||X (value $163)|
|Annually Updated Copy of Geriatrics At Your Fingertips||-||X (value $22)|
|Member Discounts on Geriatrics Care Online Product Store||-||X (value $600)|
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|Geriatric Evaluation Management Toolkit (Digital)||X||X|
|Beers Criteria Pocketcard (Digital)||X||X|
|Multimorbidity Pocketcard (Digital)||X||X|
|Career Connections (Job Site)||X||X|
|MyAGSOnline Community Discussion Boards & Member Directory||X||X|
|Advocacy, Public Policy Updates & Member News||X||X|
Why Am I An AGS Member?
"I feel that the best part about AGS membership is how it enables us to advocate for older adults. It gives us a seat at the table where the decisions about our patients’ welfare are made."
- Kieran McAvoy, MD