The Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborativeis dedicated to optimal emergency care for older people

GEDC is for all those providing emergency care to older adults

Deepen your knowledge

Earn CME credits on your own time at your own pace. Coming in 2020.


Advocate for change

Find a quality improvement toolkit to implement at your hospital. Coming in 2020.

Quality Improvement

We transform, catalyze, and evaluate interdisciplinary best practice with:

  • Trusted content

    Our learning tools are developed by GEDC leaders in Geriatric Emergency Care.

    Our Clinical Curriculum
  • Useful tools

    Implementation toolkits to provide every ED with the necessary tools, resources, and guidelines to implement change.

    Our QI Toolkits
  • Real world stories

    Real examples of quality improvement initiatives from emergency departments across the continent.

    Quality Improvement Stories


All news
November 18, 2019

Welcome to GEDC

A welcome letter from your GEDC co-PI's, Dr. Kevin Beise and Dr. Ula Hwang


All events

Webinar – Models of Nurse Led Geriatric Case Management

GEDC Members are invited to register for the GEDC expert panel webinar for March 2020: Models of Nurse-Lead Geriatric Case Management

Apr 3

Bi-Annual Geri-ED Booster

The biannual AdvocateAurora Health Geri ED Booster is a full day in-person event attended by all 10 current Geri ED sites to review progress, identify goals, develop new clinical protocols, and plan next steps.

May 1

Advocate Aurora Boot Camp

The AdvocateAurora Bootcamp is the kick-off event for the cohort of 5-7 new sites in Wisconsin and Illinois implementing the Geriatric Emergency Department Program in 2020.