Become a GEDC Member

GEDC Members work together to transform ED care of older adults; catalyze action at local and national levels to support these care transformations; and evaluate the impact of these new models of care for older people.

GEDC is comprised of Emergency Departments dedicated to accomplishing these goals together, and sharing best practices in order to accelerate the evolutions in care models needed to improve emergency care for older adults.

About GEDC

Apply for GEDC Membership

  • Applying for one hospital?

    Apply today to become a GEDC member and connect to expert faculty, the GEDC member community, and the resources you need to reach your GEDA accreditation and quality improvement goals.

  • Applying for Multiple Hospitals?

    We're here to help your health system and network of hospitals achieve high-quality geriatric care and GEDA accreditation. Fill out out multi-site application and we'll be in touch shortly.


Member Benefits

  • Participate in GEDC Community discussion forum to learn, ask questions and gain insight from GEDC faculty and other healthcare professionals across the country.

  • Access to exclusive boot camps that will help you earn your Level 3 GEDA accreditation by exploring potential quality improvement (QI) initiative projects that are expected to elevate the level of care of seniors in one or more specific areas.

  • Opportunity to enhance your own ED’s reputation by contributing to the conversations as a leader at the forefront of geriatric emergency care discussions.

  • Access to education, implementation and evaluation resources for establishing standard care and conducting quality improvement initiatives for your ED.

  • Access to additional accredited online learning materials like peer-reviewed journals, blogs, educational videos and more.

  • Invitations to exclusive, expert panel-led On-demand and live webinars to further the conversation on key topics in geriatric care.

  • Individualized Support from a GEDC Core Faculty Mentors for discussions on your independent ED operations, plans, GEDA accreditation materials and more.

  • Opportunity to schedule Virtual office hours with GEDC Core Faculty and peers.

Healthcare Systems Roundtable

Benefits for Whole Systems

The Healthcare Systems Roundtable (HSR) is an intimate, curated conversation that sparks action. Our GEDC Healthcare Systems connect quarterly for a think session with multiple chosen speakers and a variety of perspectives on critical topics in improving the care of older adults across healthcare systems.

The HSR aligns West Health Institute, GEDC and GEDA resources to support Healthcare Systems in adopting and implementing GEDs at a systems-wide level.

There are currently 12 participating systems including Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland Clinic, Advocate Aurora Health, Northwell, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Yale Newhaven Health Network, The University Health Network, and Veterans Affairs.

Roundtable Goals

  • Connection

    Exchange among Healthcare Systems leading the country in Geriatric Care

  • Collaboration

    Find ways to support one another in GED implementation or other QI initiatives.

  • Dissemination

    Share insights with other healthcare systems interested in GEDs.

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