About Us

The Utah Geriatrics Society (UGS) was incorporated in 2009 and became an affiliate of the American Geriatric Society in 2010. 

Our goals are:

  1. To promote and maintain high standards of health care for the elderly and to advance the quality of episodic and long term institutional and non-institutional care.
  2. To assist in the education of medical students and physicians and allied health care professionals in issues of particular concern regarding the elderly.
  3. To foster professional and public awareness concerning issues in geriatric medicine.
  4. To encourage and promote research in the broad field of geriatrics and gerontology.
  5. To serve as a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to geriatric medicine by healthcare professionals.
  6. To act as a resource to professional and lay organizations, government agencies, and community programs in the area of the elderly.
  7. To foster the above objectives in cooperation with other professional societies and interested groups regarding issues in geriatrics.

UGS Board of Directors:

  • President - Elle Sugerman
  • Immediate Past President - Michael Galindo
  • Executive Director - Mark A. Supiano, MD
  • Secretary/Treasurer - Whit Adams

You may contact the Board by using the Contact UGS page.

UGS By Laws