New Subcommittee Helps AGA Prioritize Guideline Topics
In May, the AGA Institute Clinical Practice and Quality Management Committee agreed to create a guideline subcommittee. The subcommittee will have a key role in shaping how the AGA identifies and prioritizes guideline topics as well as how existing medical position statements/guidelines are maintained. The group will be instrumental in keeping the guideline development on a rapid and rigorous development track.
The subcommittee held its first meeting on Aug. 15 and heard directly from the AGA Governing Board about the how the subcommittee’s work will influence the development and publication of guidelines for practicing gastroenterologists. The guideline subcommittee members are:
- John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF, chair.
- David S. Weinberg, MD, AGAF, chair-elect.
- Sharon L. Dudley-Brown, PhD, CRNP.
- Yngve T. Falck-Ytter, MD, AGAF.
- Joseph Lim, MD.
- Lena Brice Palmer, MD.
- Joel H. Rubenstein, MD.
- Yu-Xiao Yang, MD.