Indian Academy of Geriatrics was formed by pioneers in field of Geriatrics …
The current governing body of IAG was elected in 2022 for a term of two years…
The IAG has identified 8 different local chapters recognized and functioning under it….
The Indian Academy of Geriatrics (IAG) was formed by a group of academically excellent clinicians interested in the field of Geriatrics from across the country in the year 2002. Since its inception, the Academy has been involved in training health care professionals from all over the country in Geriatrics by conducting annual conferences and continuing medical education programs. It has been actively involved in influencing policy decisions of the government with regards to care of older persons. Currently, the IAG is a thousand member strong community of health care professionals committed to taking better care of older persons in our country. In addition, many state and city chapters of the Indian academy of Geriatrics are actively involved in equipping clinicians to individualize treatment for each older person with an aim to provide holistic care to these people.