GeriEM activities during EUSEM conference, Lisbon (Portugal), October 28th 2021

During the EUSEM conference in Lisbon, Portugal, there are several #geriEMEurope activities, that will all take place on October 28th 2021, open to conference delegates. Hope to see you there!

8:00-12:15; Precourse Geriatric Emergency Medicine

13:00-14:30: symposium ‘COVID and the elderly patients’!sessiondetails/0000001400_0

15:00-16:30; Symposium ‘Geriatric emergencies: Old patients – new insights!sessiondetails/0000001550_0

17:00-19:00 GEM section meeting (on location)


Out now: Silver Book II

Great news for Geriatric Emergency Medicine around the world: the Silver Book II is out now.

The Silver Book II (edited by Profs. Simon Conroy, Chris Carpenter and Jay Banerjee) was written by leading international experts in frailty, among whom many European physicians and nurses who are part of geriEMEurope. It is hosted by the British Geriatrics Society, addresses a wide range of urgent care issues specific to older people. Aimed at clinicians and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments and urgent care, this updated resource is presented in a highly accessible digital format and is free of charge.

For more information please refer to the website of the BGS: click here.

Invitation SIG Geriatric Emergency Medicine meeting: Fri Oct 9th 2020 #EuGMS 2020 E-Congress

We hope you are all doing well! We are glad to invite you to the Special Interest Group meeting on Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) in older people that will be held during the EuGMS 2020 E-Congress. The meeting will be organized on Friday October 9th 2020, from 10.30 to 12.00 CEST. 

The following topics will be discussed during the meeting:

  1. Opening
  2. Brief round of introductions
  3. #geriEM and COVID: initiatives around Europe
  4. Publication of the GeriQ-ED (Schuster et al.)
  5. Update on ongoing projects
    1. European Research Agenda on GeriEM
    2. Education/guidelines initiative
  6. Future plans, European Task Force with EUSEM, others
  7. Any other business

Please let us know if you want to participate and send an email to The meeting will be open to SIG members and to any other congress participant willing to join. You will access the meeting from the EuGMS E-Congress platform,, from the section dedicated to SIGs (Main Hall and EuGMS Community). The meeting will be on Zoom and you will not need any specific code or ID to access, you will be directed to the meeting simply by clicking on the name of the SIG.

We hope to see you Friday Oct 9th!

Weekend on European Guidelines on #geriEM

During the weekend of June 8th-9th 2019 representatives of the European Task Force on #geriEM met in Antwerp, Belgium to initiate a new #geriEMEurope endevour. A European guideline on Geriatric Emergency Medicine was drafted and planned.

Left to right: Jacinta Lucke (the Netherlands), Aine Mitchell (Ireland), Defne Zerrin Dundar (Turkey), Anna Ramovs (Slovenia), Rosa McNamera (Ireland), Arjun Thaur (UK), Pieter Heeren (Belgium), Christian Nickel (Switzerland), Laura Blomaard (The Netherlands), Mehmet Karamercan (Turkey), Bas de Groot (The Netherlands), Simon Conroy (UK), Simon Mooijaart (the Netherlands), Terrenc (Hong-Kong)