GMET 2019 update

GMET has had a busy year supporting the ATC in Geriatric Medicine training. There are 307 current ATs in Geriatric Medicine across Australia and New Zealand, 36 Fellowships have been awarded already in 2019, with many more expected in the final fellowship round in December. Louise Baird finishes her time as Chair of GMET and the ATC shortly handing over to Lucy Dakin in January 2020. 

GMET members have been marking projects and conducting site accreditation visits, along with contributing to the development of the Common AT standards for the new AT curriculum for the RACP.

GMET has also provided input into the ANZSGM’s submission into workforce and training (from undergraduate to postgraduate education into geriatric medicine) to the Royal Commission into Aged Care, with John Maddison adding insightful evidence in his appearance before the commission in October.

ANZSGM would like to thank Dr Louise Baird for her leadership of GMET and the ATC, her contribution and support has been invaluable.