Poland

Kolegium Lekarzy Specjalistów Geriatrii w Polsce
The Polish College of Geriatricians

Some facts on demography and geriatrics in Poland…

Total population: 38.038.400
Percentage above 65 Yr: 15,3%
Percentage above 80 Yr: 4,0%

Number of physicians: 141.400
Number of geriatricians: 400
Total number of hospital beds: 188.100
Number of geriatric beds: 1.050

Geriatrics is recognised as a...

  • speciality since >20 years

Geriatric medicine is found in...

  • acute care hospitals as acute geriatric wards

Members of the society

Total number of Members: 190
Geriatricians: 120
GP’s: 38
Internists: 22
Nurses: 10
Other therapists: 0

Other activities…

  • A national conference of CGiP is organized annually in March.
  • The educational journal: "Geriatria" has been quarterly published for several decades.

List of geriatric chairs and research centres in Poland

  • Kraków: Chair of Gerontology and Internal Medicine Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University
  • Łódź: Healthy Ageing Research Centre (HARC)
  • Łódź: Department of Geriatrics, University Clinical Hospital - Central Hospital of Veterans
  • Warszawa: National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation
  • Warszawa: Department of Geriatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Warsaw Medical University
  • Katowice: Department of Geriatrics, Chair of Internal Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Medical University of Silesia
  • Bialystok: Department of Geriatrics, Medical University of Bialystok
  • Poznań: Laboratory of Geriatrics, Department of Palliative Medicine
  • Wroclaw: Clinic of Geriatrics Wroclaw Medical University

Contact details

The president of the Society:
Barbara Gryglewska MD, PhD

The FB member in the EUGMS:
Prof. Tomasz Grodzicki  MD, PhD
tomekg@su.krakow.pl

Email: klwewiger(at)su.krakow.pl
Website: https://geriatria.med.pl/

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