The mission of The Journal of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (JGEM) is to improve emergency health care for older adults by providing an open-access, peer-reviewed, quality education and dissemination platform giving providers in all disciplines the evidence they need to enhance emergency care for older adults.

JGEM is currently accepting submissions in all article categories offered. The journal does not consider single case reports or letters to the editor/noninvited commentaries. JGEM does not charge article processing or open access publication fees. Please read our Author Guidelines prior to submitting an article.

The editorial team is currently working towards indexing in PubMed Central.

If you are interested in volunteering to serve as a peer reviewer, please contact Stephanie Steger, Managing Editor. stephanie.steger@aah.org

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3 (2022) Fall 2022

Original Research


The Effect of the Care Transitions Intervention on ED Revisits and Outpatient Clinic Follow-Up among Older Adults Who Live Alone
Clara V. Kuranz, Rebecca K. Green, Angela Gifford, Gwen C. Jacobsohn, Thomas V. Caprio, Amy L. Cochran, Jeremy T. Cushman, Courtney M.C. Jones, Amy J. H. Kind, Michael Lohmeier, and Manish N. Shah


Emergency medicine provider comfort with Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) advanced directive
Katherine Briggie, Kaitlin Sweeney, Shannon Findlay, Hao Wang, Juan Pagan-Ferrer, Dan Miller, and Sangil Lee


Key Healthcare Providers’ Perspectives on the Implementation of Senior-Friendly Emergency Department Care in Quebec
Deniz Cetin-Sahin, Francine Ducharme, Jane McCusker, Mona Magalhaes, Nathalie Veillette, Paul-André Lachance, Sylvie Cossette, Alain Vadeboncoeur, Rick Mah, T.T. Minh Vu, and Simon Berthelot


Effect of Pharmacist Intervention on Emergency Department Geriatric Patients with Polypharmacy
Rachael Sheehan, Ashley Stajkowski, Lee Hraby, Melanie Mommaerts, Tyler Nichols, Marisa Nichols, Alex Beuning, and Victor Warne

Collective Wisdom: Editorial