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Your Debrief on Health-Care Policy in the U.S.

April 20, 2017

Watch an interview with two Washington Insiders on the future of health reform and market forces shaping our health system.

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Attend the 2017 AGA Early Career Networking Hour

April 20, 2017

Meet your peers from around the world, network with AGA committee members and snack on light refreshments during this one-hour event.

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Support the Global Need for Scientific Innovation

April 19, 2017

Help support the vital role science plays in the world's health, safety, economies and governments.

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AGA Institute President Meets With Key Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Dr. Wang discussed NIH funding and access to CRC screenings.

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Official DDW® 2017 Mobile App Now Available

April 19, 2017

Use the online planner and mobile app to plan your time on site.

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A Pancreatic Mass Lesion

April 19, 2017

Gastroenterology image challenge highlights the case of a 61-year-old woman with a 3-month history of general fatigue, referred to the hospital for detailed assessment of jaundice.

AGA Journals Blog

Does Good Oral Health Increase Risk for IBD?

April 18, 2017

A population-based cohort study of more than 20,000 people in Sweden associated poor oral health with reduced risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The article, in the April issue of Clinical
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AGA Tools Help GIs Participate in MACRA

April 18, 2017

AGA offers opportunities (both in-person and on-demand) for GIs to learn about and discuss participation in MACRA.

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In-Person Presubmission Reviews Available at DDW®

April 18, 2017

Gain valuable critique from experts in scientific publishing. Sign up for a time slot in advance of the meeting.

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Learn How to Integrate Education Technology in the Era of Millennial Learners

April 18, 2017

Enhance your teaching skills at the 2017 Academy of Educators Plenary Session on Tuesday, May 9.

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The Connection Between Oral Health and IBD

April 18, 2017

A population-based cohort study of more than 20,000 people in Sweden associated poor oral health with reduced risk for IBD. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Member Spotlight: Abhik Roy

April 18, 2017

Meet Dr. Roy, a previous presenter at the DDW® trainee-focused quality improvement session, and mark your calendar for the 2017 session.

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Intestinal Disorders Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Featuring outstanding basic, translational and clinical research.

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Liver & Biliary Sessions Scheduled at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Council leadership hand-picked a preview of sessions for you to add to your DDW® itinerary.

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IMIBD Section: Defining State-of-the-Art Care in IBD

April 17, 2017

The Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases section highlights must-see sessions at DDW® 2017 that showcase exciting and innovative research.

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Understanding Sex Differences May Improve Outcomes in IBS

April 17, 2017

Variations in gut physiology, motility and hormone-related pain perception help drive the differential, according to this Med-Page Today Reading Room article.

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HCV Moving Closer to Eradication

April 14, 2017

Funding, lower drug costs could win fight against HCV. Read more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

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AGA Participates in “Vital Signs of Bowel Health” Summit

April 13, 2017

Presenters discussed the need for patients to start a conversation on the importance of bowel health.

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New Campaign — Toilet Talk — Works to Destigmatize Bowel Health

April 13, 2017

AGA partners on campaign to empower patients in recognition of IBS Awareness Month.

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Are ATIs the Culprit in Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity?

April 12, 2017

Gluten-containing cereals contain high concentrations of amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs), which activate innate immunity via the toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), researchers report in the April issue of Gastroenterology. These ATIs are

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Ask Our Veteran DDW® Attendee Your Questions

April 12, 2017

Dr. Lawrence Friedman, past DDW Council chair, is available to answer your questions about navigating the meeting, whether you’re a nervous first-timer, confident conference pro or somewhere in between.

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DDW® 2017 Events for Women in GI

April 12, 2017

DDW strongly advocates for, and supports, the advancement of women in the field of gastroenterology. See events for women GIs on the DDW Blog.

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PTAC Payment Model Recommendations Include a GI Option

April 12, 2017

An advanced Alternative Payment Model for IBD will be tested as a potential physician-focused payment model.

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AGA Postgraduate Course Covers Full Scope of GI Advances

April 12, 2017

Six general sessions, 14 case-based sessions and 15 lunch breakout sessions take place in just 1.5-days.