IGFS Membership Benefits.
Founded in 2012, The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) has the mission to become recognized as the foremost international authority for collaboration on the delivery of evidenced-based patient-centered care for the treatment of fractures in older adults or fragility fractures.
In order to maximize the impact of our collaborative goals, we need the support and membership of physicians, residents, affiliates, facilities and industry.
Thank you for your interest in joining IGFS
Benefits of Membership
Subscription to Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Journal.
Free subscription for individual members and discounted subscriptions for facilities.
Free attendance for individual and facility members at all IGFS Meetings. Meetings are accredited for Continuing Medical Education through Joint Providership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Program Development Assistance
IGFS members have access to the world’s leading thought leaders in the development and efficient operation of Geriatric Fracture Programs. Special educational opportunities for Program Coordinators and Program Leaders.
Certification & Recognition
IGFS offers hospital members to ability to pursue Certification through our CORE certification program.
Fragility Fracture Network Membership
Membership in the FFN is free, so IGFS members will simply have to register for the FFN to start to receive enhanced benefits.
Membership in IGFS/FFN USA and FFN Globally is open to any professional that has an interest in joining our cause. That includes: orthopaedics, geriatrics, endocrinologists, rheumatologists, and other physicians that provide geriatric care e.g., internal medicine; Rehabilitation: physiotherapy; occupational therapy; physiatry; Nursing; Dieticians; Scientists involved in study of post fracture care and practices; and others involved in improving care for fracture patients.