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Flex Your Endorsement Muscle

Sept. 27, 2016

Use the 'recommend' button in AGA Community to endorse a response and boost its value to the discussion author.

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AGA Celebrates Its Peer Reviewers

Sept. 22, 2016

AGA recognizes the important role peer reviewers play in advancing our scholarly publications. Here are a few ways we are highlighting them during Peer Review Week.

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AGA Rejects ABIM’s Proposed MOC Pathways

Sept. 22, 2016

ABIM proposes to replace the 10-year exam with either a two or five year alternative MOC Pathway.

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AGA Perspectives Features Asymptomatic Pancreatic Cyst Debate

Sept. 22, 2016

The issue also provides quick takes on the growing role of GI in obesity treatment, big data in health care and the future of HCV therapy.

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What's the Cause of This Patient's Gastrointestinal Ulcers?

Sept. 22, 2016

The patient was treated 15 years ago with interferon alpha for infection with HCV genotype 1, but the treatment failed to eradicate the virus.

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Kimberly Agbo Awarded 2016 AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship

Sept. 21, 2016

The award, presented by the AGA Research Foundation, will provide Abgo with the opportunity to work in a research lab for the first time.

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Tip for GI Fellows: Be a Sponge

Sept. 21, 2016

GI fellows should take advantage of the everyday learning opportunities, AGA members advise. Help us reach new GI fellows by sharing this tip and more.
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Free On-Demand Webcast Addresses Challenges in HCV Patient Care

Sept. 21, 2016

Experts provide NPs and PAs with timely information on recent developments in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C.

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Help Your Practice Thrive with the AGA Coding and Billing Center

Sept. 21, 2016

Take advantage of AGA’s member benefits to make sure you code properly.

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Patient Interest Comes First

Sept. 21, 2016

A patient case conversation in our members-only forum touches on reimbursement issues surrounding two procedures in one day.

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Did You Answer Correctly?

Sept. 21, 2016

We posted a GERD question in AGA Community to help you prep for the board exam. Find out the correct answer.

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Sept. 23: Deadline for 3 AGA Recognition Prizes

Sept. 20, 2016

Submit your nominations soon to be considered.

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AGA Meets with CMS on Sedation

Sept. 16, 2016

We reinforced our recommendations on important payment issues impacting GI in the proposed rules.

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App Central: Your Access Point to Numerous AGA Benefits

Sept. 15, 2016

AGA App Central is free and available for both iOS and Android platforms.

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Take the #OTCSmart Pledge for Pain Safety Action Day

Sept. 15, 2016

Join AGA on Sept. 26 to spread the word about the safe use of over-the-counter pain medicines.

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Future Biomarkers to Assess IBD Activity

Sept. 15, 2016

On-demand recording: Dr. David T. Rubin discusses current and future biomarkers for IBD, and also new tools that could help IBD patients.

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AGA Seeks Reviewers

Sept. 14, 2016

AGA and MedPage Today are looking for volunteers to serve as reviewers for their Reading Room.

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Get Involved with AGA

Sept. 14, 2016

We’re accepting nominations for committee and center positions until November.

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Is Disability Insurance Worth It?

Sept. 14, 2016

The New Gastroenterologist Editor-in-Chief Dr. Bryson Katona asks the GI community: what's your experience with disability insurance? AGA members suggest you proceed cautiously.

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Competition Seeks Ideas to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Sept. 13, 2016

$20 million in prizes will be awarded to develop new, innovative laboratory diagnostic tools that detect and distinguish antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Improve Outcomes for Your IBD and HCV Patients

Sept. 12, 2016

Recorded webcast now available for physicians who are looking to gain CME and improve patient care.

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GERD Treatment: Where We Went Wrong

Sept. 12, 2016

Dr. Colin Howden discusses the highs and lows of drug development for gastroesophageal reflux disease in a new blog post.

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CMS Slows MACRA Timeline

Sept. 9, 2016

New MACRA schedule allows you to pick the pace for your participation.

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Image Challenge: What’s Afflicting this Man with Ulcerative Colitis?

Sept. 8, 2016

Gastroenterology image challenge highlights patient with ulcerative colitis presenting with painful anterior chest wall mass, compatible with abscess on CT and possible osteomyelitis.