About the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine (MSGM)


MSGM was formed on 13th July 2012 to address the issues of healthcare needs of older population in Malaysia, which is rapidly increasing.  Amongst its mission are:

  • To increase awareness in the healthcare needs of older people in Malaysia;
  • To advice appropriate regulatory bodies over matters pertaining to the training and credentialing of geriatricians;
  • To represent the medical profession matters related to geriatric medicine in Malaysia;
  • To represent the medical profession in matters related to geriatric medicine in Malaysia;
  • To promote, conduct and coordinate publications, surveys and research in the field of geriatric medicine;
  • To collaborate with the government and its agencies particularly in the implementation of national policies relevant to the field.

Since its inception, MSGM has organised several national geriatric conferences in Malaysia

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