2013-05-24 00:11:04 UTC

Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program 7

Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program (DDSEP)



About the Course

Printed copies for DDSEP 7 are no longer available. However, to address continued demand, DDSEP 7 is also available on flash drive. Purchase of the flash drive includes access to chapter text, questions, answers, rationales and the ability to claim CME and MOC. Learn more

DDSEP 8 will be available for purchase in the spring of 2016. Check back in the coming months for more information. If you have questions, contact education@gastro.org

For over 15 years, Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program® (DDSEP) has been the go-to self-education resource for gastroenterologists in all stages of their careers. It helps physicians stay current on the latest advances in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, and prepare for the ABIM GI board certification and recertification examinations. DDSEP's flexible format is also ideal for obtaining continuing medical education credits conveniently and efficiently.

The DDSEP 7 package includes:

  • One printed syllabus. View sample
  • One printed question book.
  • One printed answers and critiques book.
  • A USB flash drive, with full DDSEP 7 content (syllabus, question book, and answers and critiques book), for added convenience.
  • Access to online test (CME can be claimed online).
  • DDSEP now includes access to 14 SEP modules, eligible for up to 151 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points!

A Robust Learning Platform to Help Your Succeed

How to Prepare for the Gastroenterology Boardsa special preface chapter on planning and studying for the GI board certification and recertification examinations.

Pearls and Pitfalls for the Board Exameach chapter includes a section highlighting the most important and highly testable content of that particular chapter.

Most Efficient Source Reviews for Examination Preparationauthor-selected references for each chapter that help guide learners in reviewing what the chapter author has identified as critical literature for board review.

Expanded Content and More CMEentirely revised and updated content reflecting the latest advances in GI clinical care, including a new chapter on small bowel disease. Physicians can also claim up to 102 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (6 credits per chapter). CME can be claimed online with purchase of print package.

More than 800 Board Exam Style Questionsdouble the number of questions than DDSEP 6 and enhanced to mirror the type of questions you will encounter during board examination.

Table of Contents

Esophageal Disorders
Reza Shaker, MD
Benson T. Massey, MD
Acid Diseases of the Stomach
Steven F. Moss, MD, MBBS, AGAF
Adam D. Harris, MD
Gastrointestinal Motility
Seth R. Sweetser, MD
Karthik Ravi, MD
Diarrhea and Constipation
Lawrence R. Schiller, MD
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Caroline L. Kerner, MD, MSCE
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, AGAF
Small Bowel Disease
Rupa Mukherjee, MD
Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS
Gastrointestinal Infections of the Small Intestine and Colon
Christina M. Surawicz, MD
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Thomas O.G. Kovacs, MD
Dennis M. Jensen, MD
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Barbara H. Jung, MD, AGAF
Pancreatic Physiology and Disease
Fred S. Gorelick, MD
Anil B. Nagar, MD
Diseases of the Biliary Tract
Rahul P. Kuver, MD
Viral Hepatitis
Steve S. Choi, MD
Carl L. Berg, MD
Cirrhosis and Liver Transplantation
Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD
Metabolic, Hereditary, Inflammatory and Vascular Disease of the Liver
Douglas M. Heuman, MD, AGAF
Digestive Health and Disease in Women
Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, AGAF
Nutrition, Obesity and Eating Disorders
Jeanette N. Keith, MD
Issues in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Joel R. Rosh, MD, AGAF

Who Should Take this Course

This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, GI fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health-care professionals who treat GI disorders.

About the Instructors


Arthur J. DeCross, MD, AGAF
University of Rochester Medical Center  

Associate Editors

Carl L. Berg, MD
Duke University

Anil B. Nagar, MD
Yale University School of Medicine

CME Information

The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AGA Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 102 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME for this activity was released May 1, 2013 and expires May 1, 2016.

To claim CME, you must take the online test.

Additional Information

Forward all questions regarding program content, CME, accessing the online test and technical difficulties to education@gastro.org.

For questions regarding individual and bulk orders, contact AGA Member Relations and Constituency Programs at member@gastro.org.

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