The BGS blog aims to presents issues relevant to people working to improve the health and care of older people. It will highlight the latest news and activities from across all the BGS campaigns, events, publications and activities as well as original articles commissioned by leaders in geriatric medicine.
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Why geriatric medicine?
Isn't the breadth and variety of geriatric medicine fascinating?!
Why geriatric medicine? It's a question I am asked often, often by people who are surprised I have chosen the specialty, or perhaps assume I would prefer to do something else. Geriatric medicine is well suited to those who like "a bit of everything" but also has good opportunities for those who would like to subspecialise.