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DDW® 2016 Sessions Offer Career Help, Networking

March 30, 2016

Four days of sessions are planned specifically for fellows and young GIs.

As a fellow or young GI, are you looking for ways to broaden your professional network, review board material and get tips on starting a career? Look no further than the AGA trainee and young GI sessions at DDW® 2016. With the exception of the AGA Postgraduate Course, all of the sessions are free, but you must be registered for DDW to attend. Registration is free for fellow and medical resident members through April 6.

Additionally, this year there is a new trainee and young GI lounge for you to take a break, network with your colleagues and grab something to eat.

Below is an overview of the schedule. To learn more about each session, please visit the full Web page.

  • AGA Postgraduate Course: Cognitive and Technical Skills for the GastroenterologistSaturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22
    Join your colleagues in San Diego, CA to hear world-renowned experts present cognitive and technical skills for today’s gastroenterologist. This 1.5-day course is a clinically focused program that offers you immediately applicable information. Trainees and young GIs may register at a reduced price.
  • Board Review Course: Sunday, May 22
  • Trainee and Young GI Networking Event: Sunday, May 22
  • Career and Professional Related Issues: Monday, May 23
  • Advancing Clinical Practice: GI Fellow-Directed Quality Improvement Projects: Monday, May 23
  • Mentoring Across the Generations — A Spectrum of Perspectives: Monday, May 23
  • #MillennialGI: Engaging and Collaborating with the Millennial Generation: Tuesday, May 24
  • Surviving the First Years in Clinical Practice — Roundtable with the Experts: Tuesday, May 24

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