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CME Opportunities

Through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology offers a Current Topics in Geriatrics course each year, typically in February. 

This three-day course, which takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, is open to:

  • Geriatricians
  • Internists
  • Family practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners


After attending the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize common geriatric syndromes and initiate treatment for these syndromes.
  • Identify approaches to and limits of management of specific disease of organ systems that are common in the elderly (e.g. dementia, depression, vitamin D deficiency).
  • Describe important research developments that influence the clinical care of geriatric patients.