Physicians & Scientists Membership

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Stay Up-to-Date with the latest GI news and research.

  • Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH): Official monthly clinical practice journal of the AGA Institute.
  • Gastroenterology: Leading monthly journal in the field of GI.
  • GI & Hepatology News: Official newspaper of the AGA Institute providing commentary about clinical developments and the impact of health-care policy.
  • AGA eDigest: Weekly e-newsletter covering important topics and news from the AGA Institute.
  • AGA Perspectives: Bimonthly magazine where experts debate today’s most controversial GI topics.
  • Today in Medicine: Daily news feed featuring the day’s top headlines.

Connect and Engage with colleagues who share your passions and face similar challenges.

  • Mentor and Advisor Program: Informal career advice and networking opportunities, including one-on-one mentoring and an advisory forum.
  • Member Directory: Online directory featuring contact information for all AGA members.
  • Section Affiliations: Twelve special interest groups. AGA members can join up to four.
  • Committees: Each is assigned a mission and set of responsibilities associated with a particular area within the association. You must apply or be nominated for a committee appointment.
  • Researcher Directory: Online platform dedicated to uniting researchers from around the world.
  • Academy of Educators: The home for educators within the AGA.
  • Social Media: Interact with AGA through a variety of social networks.
  • Access members-only resources and stay connected all day, every day.

Improve Your Skill Set with access to a variety of educational opportunities offered free or at a discount.

  • AGA Gastroenterology Training Examination: Educational assessment tool designed to measure the progress of training and promote continuous improvement.
  • Self-Study Products: Discounts on DDSEP® 7 and GI SAM® — programs that have long been used by GIs to increase proficiency in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.
  • Digestive Disease Week® (DDW): The world’s largest gathering of GI professionals and one of the top 50 medical meetings.
  • AGA Spring Postgraduate Course: AGA Institute’s flagship educational course covering both basic science and clinical topics.
  • AGA Clinical Congress: Annual meeting featuring review of major clinical topics and hands-on endoscopy courses.

Advance Your Career with a variety of professional development opportunities.

  • Publish with AGA: Submit your research for publication in AGA’s premier journals and your abstracts for consideration for presentation at DDW.
  • Research and Travel Awards: Find nearly $1.2 million in research funding to encourage basic, clinical and translational discovery in GI and hepatology.
  • AGA Institute’s premier online career center to fill or find a position.

Gain a Voice on Capitol Hill with AGA advocacy and Political Action Committee.

  • Mission: Work closely with government and regulatory agencies to ensure the needs of GIs are being met.
  • Agenda: Develops and implements a rigorous public policy agenda, including issues relating to all aspects of GI.
  • AGA PAC: The only political action committee supported by a national gastroenterology society.
  • AGA Washington Insider Blog: Gives you an inside view on Hill news.

Thrive in the new world of accountable care.

  • Roadmap to the Future of GI: Program created to deliver high-value care, demonstrate quality and maximize revenue.
  • AGA Digestive Health Recognition Program™: Provides a fast, fully-integrated way to gain Bridges to Excellence recognition, meet CMS Physician Quality Reporting System requirements and demonstrate excellence to payors across the nation.
  • Clinical Service Lines: Supports practices in delivering high quality, cost-efficient care to patients. Available for IBD, Colorectal Cancer and Hepatitis C.

Join AGA and save.

Feature Savings
CGH $321
Gastroenterology $603
GI & Hepatology News $219
GI SAM* $350
DDW $325
Total $1,818

Journal prices are 2014 rates.
* Eligible physicians must have completed their GI fellowship program within the last three years to receive complimentary access.

Eligibility Requirements & Dues

Membership is open to physicians, surgeons, scientists and other persons residing in North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico) who have: a demonstrated, continued interest in gastroenterology and have appropriate qualifications, certification and/or credentials in gastroenterology, gastroenterology education and/or graduate training (MD, PhD, ScD, DVM, DO or equivalent).

One-time application fee: $40

Annual dues (based on GI training completion date)

Fellowship Completed: Dues Amount
Jan. – Dec. 2013 $145
Jan. – Dec. 2012 $245
Jan. – Dec. 2011 $295
Before 2011 $395

For Mexico Residents Only

International Corresponding Membership — Category I
One-time application fee: $25
Annual Dues: $205


Contact AGA Member Services at 301-941-2651 or send an email to the membership department.

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