Health Services Research

Health Services Research - Specialized Senior Services with research evidence of both improved patient outcomes (improved function and independence) and health system cost-savings (a win-win).

In Emergency Departments

Geriatric Emergency Management PLUS (GEM PLUS) preventing admissions to hospital, helping seniors live safely at home and saving money.


In the Community

Geriatric Assessment Outreach teams (GAOT) seeing patients in their homes and helping Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners prevent admissions to hospital.

Geriatric Day Hospitals – preventing admissions and readmissions to hospital; helping seniors live safely at home.

Primary Care

In Hospitals

Geriatric Inpatient Services

Geriatric Inpatient Units

Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Units

MOVE-ON – early proactive mobilization of hospitalized seniors improves function and shortens hospital Length of Stay


The Ottawa Hospital Department of Medicine - Geriatrics


Canadian Geriatrics Society Journal of CME The Canadian Geriatrics Society Journal of CME is the first CME journal wholly owned and operated by the CGS.  We invite you to browse through the current edition of the journal by clicking here: