ACEP‘s Geriatric Emergency Medicine Section

Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Our section is dedicated to improving the care provided to the elderly patient in the ED. Everyday, you treat people in this fast-growing population. This population has specific needs that you must address in a caring and creative manner.

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Featured News

March 31, 2022

Chair's Corner

Lauren Southerland, MD, FACEP The Geriatric EM Section is active with tremendous momentum from the section members involved in daily geriatric emergency patient care. The section’s goal is simple; to ...

March 31, 2022

Fellow Spotlight: Rachel Skains, MD, MSPH

Rachel Skains, MD, MSPH; is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with an Instructor Fellow appointment in the Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)...

March 31, 2022

Feature Piece: Veterans Health Administration

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States providing care to over 9 million Veterans annually.   The health care system includes 111 eme...


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