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AGA Congratulates Academy of Educators Grant Awardees

Dec. 9, 2016

Recipients will get $1,000 to fund the development of teaching materials and tools in the fields of gastroenterology or hepatology.

The AGA Academy of Educators congratulates the 2016-2017 class of grant awardees, who were notified this fall and will present their projects at Digestive Disease Week® on Tuesday, May 9, 2017,  during the Academy of Educators Plenary Session. 

The academy annually awards four $1,000 grants to competitive members of the academy to fund development of gastroenterology/hepatology course materials, teaching tools, assessment tools, mentorship programs or research projects.

View the awardees and their project titles below, and to learn more, visit the AGA Academy of Educators page. To congratulate the winners, log in to the AGA Academy of Educators Group in AGA Community (for Academy members only). 

2016-2017 AGA Academy of Educators Grant Awardees

Osman Ahmed, MD, and Mayur Brahmania, MD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
A Clinical Decision Support Tool to Aid in the Management of Hospitalized Cirrhotic Patients

Jennifer A. Inra, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
"Grab and Go” Teaching Modules for Gastroenterology Fellows’ Ambulatory Clinic

Simon C. Mathews, MD, and Theodore W. James, MD
Johns Hopkins University and University of North Carolina
Improving Antithrombotic Education for Endoscopic Procedures Among Gastroenterology Trainees through a Point-of-Care Clinical Decision Support Mobile Application: A Multi-Center Approach

Richa Shukla, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Improvement in User Confidence and Competency in Upper Endoscopy with the use of a Smartphone-Based Endoscopy Training Application

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