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AGA: Preparing Practicing GIs for the New World of Reimbursement

Aug. 23, 2016

In the ever-changing world of health care, Dr. Timothy Wang outlines the ways AGA is helping members prepare for the future.

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Maximize Your Leadership Potential

Aug. 23, 2016

Submit your application to attend the 2017 AGA Women's Leadership Conference by Sept. 1.

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Update on IBD and Dietary Fiber

Aug. 22, 2016

The AGA Journals Blog looks to CGH research to answer the question: is dietary fiber OK for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis?

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Here’s What You Missed at Freston 2016

Aug. 22, 2016

View the abstracts presented at the meeting, which highlight novel ideas for the prevention of intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus and stomach.

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FDA: Stop Using Custom Ultrasonics’ System 83 Plus AERs

Aug. 18, 2016

FDA reminds health-care facilities to stop using this device for reprocessing duodenoscopes; OK for other types of flexible endoscopes.

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Get Involved in AGA’s FMT Registry

Aug. 18, 2016

Do you perform fecal microbiota transplantations? If so, AGA hopes you’ll participate in our upcoming registry.

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Coding Instructions Issued for New Fecal Incontinence Device

Aug. 17, 2016

The device, which is designed for women, needs to be inserted in a physician's office.
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Preparing for the GI Boards: What You Need to Know

Aug. 17, 2016

In DDSEP® 8, Drs. Suzi Rose and Norma Saks provide some essential tips and hidden gems for prepping for the gastroenterology board exam.

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Animated Infographic Highlights IBS Patient Challenges

Aug. 17, 2016

Based on the “IBS in America” survey findings, infographic promotes continued education to advance patient care.

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The Case of a Man With Lupus and 10 Years of Dysphagia

Aug. 17, 2016

The patient had a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus for approximately 30 years and was chronically on daily prednisone.

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A Mouse Model for Studying Pancreatic Tumor Resection and Adjuvant Therapy

Aug. 16, 2016

Gastro researchers have developed mice with focal, resectable pancreatic tumors closely resembling human PDACs that can be used to test adjuvant therapies. Click to read more on AGA Journals Blog.

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Share Your Thoughts on Quality Measures That Will Work for You

Aug. 16, 2016

It's important that AGA-developed quality measures meet the needs of practicing GIs and hepatologists.

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Final Weeks Approaching to Nominate Outstanding AGA Members

Aug. 16, 2016

We are now accepting nominations for three recognition prizes until Sept. 23.

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Tip for GI Fellows: Get Published

Aug. 16, 2016

According to AGA members, it’s important for new GI fellows to get published; you can help by sharing these tips.

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New Funding Opportunity for Gut Microbiome Researchers

Aug. 16, 2016

NCI is now accepting proposals for contract 358: Modulating the Microbiome to Improve Therapeutic Efficacy of Cancer Therapeutics.

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Join the Educators' Circle and Network With Colleagues

Aug. 15, 2016

The Academy of Educators now has its own forum, collection of resources and directory for year-round networking.

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Looking for Career Advice?

Aug. 15, 2016

Look no further than the AGA Mentor and Advisor Program, where you can connect with experienced GI professionals.

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AGA Community: Talking GERD

Aug. 15, 2016

Chat with colleagues about the latest advances and challenging cases.

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DDSEP 8® Features Latest HCV Updates

Aug. 11, 2016

Contributor Dr. Carl Berg offers his take on why the latest DDSEP offering is among the best.

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AGA Launches New Patient Education Initiative and Care Tools to Help Facilitate High-Quality Care

Aug. 11, 2016

Digital PatientINFO Center and the MyGiHealth app provide tools for GIs to use with patients.

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Hear From Leading Experts in Upper GI

Aug. 10, 2016

Register now for the AGA Drug Development Conference, taking place Oct. 27 and 28 in Washington, D.C.

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Academic Skills Workshop Overview: Cultural Competency in Medicine

Aug. 10, 2016

Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa offers insight on how to better understand patients and ultimately improve health outcomes in this on-demand presentation.

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Sen. Bill Cassidy — Legislative Champion for Health-Care Professionals

Aug. 10, 2016

Dr. Joel Brill writes about Sen. Cassidy's role in the development of the MACRA regulation and how he's helping to ensure GIs can navigate it.

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The New GI Education Landscape

Aug. 10, 2016

Authors from Gastro's Mentoring, Education and Training Corner offer practical tips for GIs and GI educators looking to adapt to the new world of medical education.