Trainee Track at DDW® 2014 Designed for Young GIs
AGA has developed special sessions at DDW® 2014 to meet the unique needs of physicians who are new to the field. Participants will learn about all aspects of starting a career in clinical practice or research, have the opportunity to network with mentors and peers, and review board material.
With the exception of the AGA Spring Postgraduate Course, all of the sessions are free, but you must register for DDW to attend. Registration is open now for AGA members and is free for trainees through March 26.
AGA Spring Postgraduate Course: Best Practices at the Bedside: Critical Thinking for Common Conditions — Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4
Learn from the foremost experts on GI and hepatology and exercise your mind on the latest information in practical use for the clinician at the bedside of the patient. Trainees may register at a reduced registration fee.
Mentor and Advisor Program: Reception for Trainees/Young GIs: An Evening with AGA Mentors — Saturday, May 3
Meet your peers and more established colleagues who serve as mentors, while enjoying refreshments.
Board Review Session — Monday, May 5
This session, designed around content from DDSEP® 7, serves as a primer for third-year fellows preparing for the board exam as well as a review course for others wanting to test their knowledge. Discount coupons for DDSEP 7 will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Career and Professional Related Issues — Monday, May 5
Get advice on common career issues such as choosing a practice type and location, developing your CV, interviewing, negotiating contracts, and work-life balance.
Preparing Yourself for Life After Fellowship — Monday, May 5
Attendees will be provided with information on measures that ensure successful transition from fellowship to a career in gastroenterology. A designated portion of the session will illustrate the importance of career opportunities within fellowship training as well as the benefits (short and long term) gained from mentor-mentee relationships.
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) and Milestones: Advice for Fellows and Faculty — Monday, May 5
Attendees will be provided with pertinent information on milestones and how they relate to GI fellowship training, as well as new requirements associated with the Next Accreditation System (NAS). A summary of changes regarding the NAS and how it relates directly to fellows and faculty will be presented.
Visit the AGA website for additional details about Trainee Track sessions.