Spain (SEMEG)

Sociedad Española de Medicina Geriátrica
Spanish Society of Geriatric Medicine

Some facts on demography and geriatrics in Spain…

Total population: 46.423.064
Percentage above 65 Yr: 18.49%
Percentage above 80 Yr: 5.92%

Geriatrics is recognised as a...

  • speciality since >20 years

Geriatric medicine is found in...

  • acute care hospitals as acute geriatric wards
  • out-patient care settings
  • post-acute rehabilitation hospitals/clinics
  • nursing homes or long term care facilities
  • Emergency department
  • Palliative Care

Members of the society

Total number of Members: 240
Geriatricians: 240
GP’s: 0
Internists: 0
Nurses: 0
Other therapists: 0

Other activities…

  • National Scientific Meetings: Every two years, Spanish Society of Geriatric Medicine, organizes its National Congress. Next Congress will be hold on November 2016.
  • Other Educational Activities: online courses, workshops, etc.
  • Training for residents
  • Training in geriatric for primary care doctors
  • Discussion forums
  • Lecture

List of geriatric chairs and research centres in Spain

32 teaching Units / Services of Geriatric Medicine, with a variable level of development and resources.

  • Hospital Real Nª Señora de Gracia
  • Hospital Provincial del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús
  • Hospital San José
  • Hospital Monte Naranco
  • Hospital Insular de Lanzarote
  • Hospital Geriátrico Virgen del Valle
  • Hospital General Universitario de Guadalajara
  • Hospital Nª Sª del Perpetuo Socorro de Albacete
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
  • Fundacio Hospital Comarcal Sant Antoni Abad
  • Hospital General Vall d'Hebron
  • Hospital General de Granollers
  • Hospital General de Hospitalet
  • Hospital Santa Creu de Vic
  • Centro Forum del Hospital del Mar
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu
  • Antic Hospital de Sant Jaume i Santa Magdalena/Hospital de Mataró
  • Hospital d' Igualada
  • Hospital General de Segovia
  • Hospital San Juan de Dios
  • Complejo Asistencial de León
  • Hospital El Bierzo
  • Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Montaña de Cáceres
  • Complejo Hospitalario Xeral-Calde (Calde)
  • Hospital Meixoeiro de Vigo
  • Hospital Central de la Cruz Roja de Madrid
  • Hospital Clínico Universitario San Carlos
  • Hospital Universitario de Getafe
  • Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
  • Hospital Universitario La Paz
  • Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal
  • Hospital Universitario Severo Ochoa

Contact details

The president of the Society:
Dr. Alvaro Casas-Herrero

The FB member in the EUGMS:
Dr. Carlos Verdejo-Bravo

Email: secretaria(at)semeg.es
Website: www.semeg.es

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