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AGA Offers Free Patient Education Tools on IBD

Feb. 22, 2017

As an AGA member, you have access to AGA's informative multimedia tools to help your patients suffering from IBD.

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New AGA Guidelines Released

Feb. 22, 2017

Guidelines on Crohn’s disease after surgical resection and acute liver failure will help GIs efficiently manage patient care.

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Beyond the Gut in IBD

Feb. 21, 2017

Extraintestinal manifestations of IBD range from arthritis to primary sclerosing cholangitis. Find out more in the AGA MedPage Today Reading Room.

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Comparing Non-invasive Techniques for Measuring Liver Fibrosis and Steatosis

Feb. 21, 2017

Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) is more accurate than transient elastography (TE) in identifying liver fibrosis, researchers report in Gastro, using biopsy analysis as the standard.

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New Opportunity: Gastroenterology Editorial Fellowship

Feb. 21, 2017

AGA will be selecting one second- or third-year trainee to participate in an editorial fellowship with our flagship journal, Gastroenterology.

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Vote Now for the Next AGA Institute Council

Feb. 20, 2017

The election site for the AGA Institute Council is now open and collecting votes until March 27.

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Submit 2016 PQRS Data by Feb. 28

Feb. 17, 2017

Clinicians who treat Medicare Part B patients and submit data may earn a bonus on 2016 Medicare Part B allowable charges.
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HCV Genotype 1 No Longer a Treatment Bugbear

Feb. 17, 2017

While treatment failure is rare, there are therapy nuances. Article discusses in the AGA MedPage Today Reading Room.

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Opportunity for Editorial Fellowship with Gastroenterology

Feb. 17, 2017

A 1-year editorial fellowship with AGA’s flagship journal, Gastroenterology, is now accepting applications.

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2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Features 29 Breakout Sessions

Feb. 16, 2017

Step beyond basic learning in six general sessions, plus your choice of one luncheon breakout and one case-based session.

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GI & Hep News Flashes Back to a Seminal Article from 2008

Feb. 16, 2017

GI & Hepatology News editor Dr. John Allen revisits a 2008 article on nonpolypoid (flat) colonic lesions, as part of the newspaper's special 10-year anniversary flashback series.

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Get an Insider's Perspective on Medical Innovation in the GI Space

Feb. 15, 2017

Register for the 2017 AGA Tech Summit to gain insight on how GI technologies evolve from concept to reality.

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A Subhepatic Calcified Cyst

Feb. 15, 2017

Gastro image challenge features a patient with a cystic mass with tissue and calcified rim components.

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Sessions at DDW® 2017 Designed for Trainees and Early Career GIs

Feb. 14, 2017

These AGA sessions will provide career advice, board prep and expert clinical guidance to help you develop your career as a GI physician.

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Can Diet Affect Risk for Gallstone-Related Pancreatitis?

Feb. 14, 2017

Consumption of red meat, saturated fat and cholesterol increases risk for gallstone-related acute pancreatitis, according to CGH research. Learn more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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FDA Alert: Adverse Events Associated with Fluid-Filled Intragastric Balloons

Feb. 14, 2017

Physicians are encouraged to closely monitor patients treated with these FDA-approved obesity treatment devices.

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On-Demand Learning at Reduced Prices

Feb. 13, 2017

The 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course resources are still available at a reduced cost.

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IBD Research Grant Opportunity

Feb. 13, 2017

$150K grant available through 2017 ASPIRE IBD Research Awards program.

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President Trump, Republican Congress Set Ambitious Health-Care Agenda

Feb. 9, 2017

Republicans aim to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but GIs will still need to participate in MACRA.

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Tools for Management of C. Diff in IBD

Feb. 9, 2017

AGA Clinical Practice Update, patient guide and community discussion will help you in the treatment of C. diff in IBD.

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Submit Your Late-Breaking Abstract for DDW® 2017 by Feb. 15.

Feb. 9, 2017

Don't forget the deadline to submit a late-breaking abstract is Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. ET.

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Subsidize Your Travel Costs to DDW®: Abstract and Travel Awards

Feb. 8, 2017

Travel grants are available for AGA trainee, student and medical resident members.

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Join Us for the 2017 AGA Academy of Educators Plenary

Feb. 8, 2017

This special session at DDW® 2017 will focus on the technological approach to teaching millennial learners.

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AGA Wants to Help You Find the Right GI Practice Setting

Feb. 8, 2017

Whether you’re a trainee or veteran GI, here’s a helpful guide to get you to your next destination.