Get Care announces fellowship


Chennai : Geri Care hospital has announced India’s first-ever fellowship in Geriatric Emergency Care given by the Indian College of Emergency Medicine. A press release said that people who are qualified for this are post MBBS who are interested in Geriatric Emergency care/MD Geriatrics/MD Internal Medicine/MD Emg Medicine/MD DNB (Family Medicine). “The program was launched at GERICRITICON- 2022 – the first two-day workshop for doctors who are associated with geriatric emergency and critical care- held in the city recently. “There will be over 319 million elderly persons by 2050, threefold the number identified by the Census in 2011, according to the Longitudinal Ageing Study of India (LASI). Tamil Nadu has the second-highest number of senior citizens in the country. Therefore, there is an urgent need to integrate geriatric principles into critical care medicine,” said Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh, founder-director, Geri Care Hospital. The course will have a total of 12 academic sessions and will also include a hands-on training program. “An examination will be conducted at the end of the course,” explained Dr. Susovan Mitra, director, Fellowship of Geriatric Emergency care, Indian College of Emergency Medicine. For further information visit www.gericare.in