Trainee Track at DDW® Designed for Young GIs

January 10, 2013

AGA has developed special sessions at DDW® 2013 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 Spring Postgraduate Course, all of the sessions are free, but you must be registered for DDW to attend. Registration is open now for AGA members and is free for trainees through April 10.
  • AGA Spring Postgraduate Course: Putting Patients First: Actionable Evidence for Clinical Practice — Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19
    This clinically-focused course offers you immediately applicable information. Trainees may register at a reduced registration fee. 
  • Mentor and Advisor Program: A Networking Event for Trainees — Saturday, May 18
    Meet your peers and more established colleagues who serve as mentors, while enjoying refreshments.
  • Board Review Session — Monday, May 20 
    Designed around content from the new Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program® (DDSEP) 7, this session serves as a primer for third-year fellows preparing for the board exam, and as a review course for others. Discount coupons for DDSEP® 7 will be available to attendees. 
  • Career and Professional Related Issues — Monday, May 20
    Get advice on common career issues such as choosing a practice type and location, developing your CV, interviewing, negotiating contracts, and work-life balance.
  • Maximizing Opportunities within Fellowship Training: Advice from Fellows and Faculty — Monday, May 20
    Learn how to create a niche within GI, discuss career options and explore advanced clinical training opportunities. 
Visit the AGA website for additional details about Trainee Track sessions.

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