The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Teaching Tools


web-GEMs is a series of interactive case modules based on the AAMC Geriatrics CompetenciesIndividual cases can be integrated into third year clerkships with emphasis on “core topics” in, e.g., neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, OB/GYN, or the curriculum can be used as a whole within a geriatrics, internal medicine, or family medicine clerkship. The purpose of the web-GEMs cases is to develop learners’ understanding of geriatric medicine, and to integrate that understanding as they expand their skills within other specialties. Faculty can assign to students and receive reports on their progress.  Find out more about web-GEMs


Geriatrics Competencies by Specialty

Many disciplines have created minimum geriatric competencies to assure that the graduating learner provides competent care to older patients. View all of the Geriatric Competencies available on POGOe.

Geriatrics Education for Specialty Residents (GSR)

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS)’s Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative (GSI) is a multi-specialty effort to improve the quality and safety of care provided to hospitalized older adults through education, research programs, and efforts to change educational policies. The materials located in these 8 toolkits represent the innovative ways the grantees of the Geriatrics for Specialty Residents (GSR), a project of the GSI, have incorporated geriatrics into their curriculum. Click here for more information on the GSR toolkits

Image and Video Libraries

These images and videos are freely available to POGOe users. Many of them have been extracted from POGOe products. You are free to use images and videos as long as you provide proper attribution to the original creator.

Click here for the Image Library or here for the Video LibraryUse the search bars below for direct results.