Educational approach

The teaching model will be “Train the future leaders in Gerontology and Geriatrics


Worldwide professors of:

  • Geriatric Medicine and other medical specialities already involved in the development of the IAGG Master Classes on Ageing
  • Other experts in various gerontological disciplines: Demography, Dentistry, Economy, Engineering, Ethics, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Sociology and (…)
  • Highly experienced health professionals engaged in community care and hospital management of older people
  • Health care policy makers and (…)

For the 2021-2022 IAGG e-Training sessions, organized by the Asian Academy of Medicine of Ageing, experts from Australia, Canada, China, France, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United Kingdom were already contacted. They all responded positively to the request of the organizers.

TRIGGER: Online Training unfolding

Worldwide trainees and attendees

Each one-hour session includes:

  • A very short introduction by the President of the regional Academy
  • A 20-minutes key lecture by an expert in Gerontology or Geriatric medicine
  • A 10-minutes complementary or controversial case report by a trainee (health care professionals or MD)
  • A 20-minutes discussion between the experts and the trainees
  • Very short take home messages by the President of the regional Academy
  • A mandatory control of acquired knowledge for the trainees
  • A global evaluation of the session for the trainees and attendees