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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.

The AGA Institute Council has many roles. The council leadership is responsible for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) programming and making decisions that will shape DDW for years to come. Make your voice heard in your section and vote today.

The council is in charge of:

  • Promoting early career GI participation and recognition.
  • Clinical programming initiatives.
  • Basic science initiatives.
  • The abstract review process. 
  • Choosing the James W. Freston Conference topic. 

Cast Your Vote 
Cast your vote now for the next vice chair and nominating committee members for the following council sections:

  • Cellular & Molecular Gastroenterology
  • Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders
  • Growth, Development & Child Health
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology (vice chair position only)
  • Liver & Biliary
  • Neurogastroenterology & Motility

Deadline: March 27 
The election site will remain open and record your votes through Monday, March 27. If you have any questions or experience any difficulties accessing the site, please contact council staff by email

To check what sections you are a part of, or to make changes to your section affiliations, visit www.gastro.org/my-aga and click “My Information.” AGA members can join up to six sections. 

More on Recognition

Congratulations Council Election Winners!

April 11, 2017

View the winners of this year's elections.

UPenn Student Awarded 2016 AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship

Nov. 2, 2016

Richardson is focusing on the molecular basis of GI diseases through her AGA Research Award.

Less Than 3 Weeks Left to Recognize Your Outstanding Research Mentor

Oct. 25, 2016

Make sure you submit your nomination by 5 p.m. on Nov. 9 to be considered for the 2017 award.