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The West Virginia Geriatrics Society is a state affiliate of the American Geriatrics Society and works to improve the care of older adults through interdisciplinary professional teamwork, education, advocacy and public policy.  

Do you want to learn more about the numbers of health professionals practicing throughout WV that specialize in working with older adults? The latest in long term care rules? Hear an address to the attendees by the Honorable Shelley Moore Capito, WV Senator, pain management and regulations and having critical conversations that Appalachians understand? - Plan to attend a one day continuing education event on September 14, 2017 at the University of Charleston. 

For more information about the 13th Annual Scientific Assembly "The Aging West Virginian" please click on the link to the brochure.  A benefit of membership includes access to the 2017 training materials; shared via Drop Box

WVGS 13th Annual Scientific Assembly

The WVGS Assembly includes a Poster Competition for students, residents and/or fellows.  It can be research or an original case study.  For more information view the guidance or contact wvgs@hsc.wvu.edu or call 304-400-9229

Poster Competition

Want to showcase your organization or company?  Exhibit at the WVGS 13th Annual Scientific Assembly on September 14, 2017 at the University of Charleston. 

Exhibitor Opportunity  

WVGS and CAMC-WVGEC sponsor monthly Geriatrics Lunchtime Learning Events:

July 26, 2017 - Managing Hepatitis C for Patients over 65

August 23, 2017 - Hot Topics from the American Geriatrics Society

September 27, 2017 - Time to Stop Growing Old, Suicide in Older Adults

October 25, 2017 - Delirium:  A Geriatric Perspective 

January 24, 2017 - Substance Misuse in Older Adults


Educational Opportunities for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's disease