Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program 7

For over 15 years, Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program® (DDSEP) has been the go-to self-education resource for gastroenterologists in all stages of their careers. It helps physicians stay current on the latest advances in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, and prepare for the ABIM GI board certification and recertification examinations. DDSEP's flexible format is also ideal for obtaining continuing medical education credits conveniently and efficiently.

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Arthur J. DeCross, MD, AGAF
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
Associate Editors
Carl L. Berg, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC
Anil B. Nagar, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

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Combined Print/Electronic Format

The DDSEP 7 package includes:

  • One printed syllabus.
  • One printed question book.
  • One printed answers and critiques book.
  • A USB flash drive, with full DDSEP 7 content (syllabus, question book, and answers and critiques book), for added convenience.
  • Access to online test (CME can be claimed online).

The DDSEP 7 mobile app (sold separately) also provides you with another option for accessing DDSEP 7 content.

A Robust Learning Platform to Help Your Succeed

How to Prepare for the Gastroenterology Boardsa special preface chapter on planning and studying for the GI board certification and recertification examinations.

Pearls and Pitfalls for the Board Exameach chapter includes a section highlighting the most important and highly testable content of that particular chapter.

Most Efficient Source Reviews for Examination Preparationauthor-selected references for each chapter that help guide learners in reviewing what the chapter author has identified as critical literature for board review.

Expanded Content and More CMEentirely revised and updated content reflecting the latest advances in GI clinical care, including a new chapter on small bowel disease. Physicians can also claim up to 102 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (6 credits per chapter). CME can be claimed online with purchase of print package.

More than 800 Board Exam Style Questionsdouble the number of questions than DDSEP 6 and enhanced to mirror the type of questions you will encounter during board examination.

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Table of Contents

Esophageal Disorders
Reza Shaker, MD, and Benson T. Massey, MD
Acid Diseases of the Stomach
Steven F. Moss, MD, MBBS, AGAF, and Adam D. Harris, MD
Gastrointestinal Motility
Seth R. Sweetser, MD, and Karthik Ravi, MD
Diarrhea and Constipation
Lawrence R. Schiller, MD
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Caroline L. Kerner, MD, MSCE, and Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, AGAF
Small Bowel Disease
Rupa Mukherjee, MD, and Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS
Gastrointestinal Infections of the Small Intestine and Colon
Christina M. Surawicz, MD
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Thomas O.G. Kovacs, MD, and Dennis M. Jensen, MD
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Barbara H. Jung, MD, AGAF
Pancreatic Physiology and Disease
Fred S. Gorelick, MD, and Anil B. Nagar, MD
Diseases of the Biliary Tract
Rahul P. Kuver, MD
Viral Hepatitis
Steve S. Choi, MD, and Carl L. Berg, MD
Cirrhosis and Liver Transplantation
Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD
Metabolic, Hereditary, Inflammatory and Vascular Disease of the Liver
Douglas M. Heuman, MD, AGAF
Digestive Health and Disease in Women
Suzzane Rose, MD, MSEd, AGAF
Nurtrition, Obesity and Eating Disorders
Jeanette N. Keith, MD
Issues in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Joel R. Rosh, MD, AGAF

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Price and Shipping Information

Orders placed in the U.S. are shipped UPS ground. International orders are shipped Priority International and processed by third-party vendor APC Postal Logistics.

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AGA Member $537
Nonmember $687
AGA Member Trainees $337
Nonmember Trainee
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Bulk Orders

Quantity discounts are available for DDSEP 7. To process your order, download and complete a bulk order form and submit it to AGA Members Services. Submit bulk orders by:

AGA Institute
P.O. Box 758779
Baltimore, MD 21275-8779

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CME Information

The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AGA Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 102 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME for this activity was released May 1, 2013 and expires May 1, 2016.

To claim CME, you must take the online test.

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DDSEP 7 Mobile App (Sold Separately)

Test your recall, interpretation and problem-solving skills with fast and easy access to DDSEP 7 questions, and answers and critiques. Sample 16 questions for free when you install the app for the first time.

The mobile app only gives users access to questions and answers and critiques. Questions can be purchased by individual chapters or as a complete download (all chapters). Earn 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per chapter or purchase all 17 chapters and earn 51 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Mobile app available only in the Apple® App Store, search DDSEP 7 for purchasing details.

Per chapter: $24.99
Complete download: $399.99

Download the DDSEP 7 app to your mobile device.

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Additional Information

Forward all questions regarding program content, CME, accessing the online test and technical difficulties to education@gastro.org.

For questions regarding individual and bulk orders, contact AGA Member Services at member@gastro.org.

CME Credits from DDSEP 6

CME for DDSEP 6 expired Dec. 31, 2013 and the online test is no longer available.

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