Joanne A.P. Wilson, MD, FACP, AGAF, has attended every DDW conference since 1978, except 1980.
DDW Daily News Video Exclusive: Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, AGAF, discusses the topics for Sunday’s AGA Clinical Symposium How to Manage Difficult Gastroenterology Consultations.
Clinicians who want to improve treatment for IBS and IBD have a simple charge: Improve their patient communication skills. That was the key message from Douglas Drossman, MD, during Saturday’s AGA Postgraduate Course Luncheon Breakout Session Maximizing the Patient-Provider Relationship Using Effective Communication Skills for IBD and/or IBS.
Rhonda F. Souza, MD, AGAF, will present “Eosinophilic Esophagitis: What If Elimination Diet Does Not Work?” during the AGA Postgraduate Course General Session V, Upper GI Tract on Sunday.
Sponsored by the AGA Institute Clinical Practice Updates Committee, Saturday’s Battle of the Heavyweights: Controversies in Clinical Practice From IBD to NASH session will tackle some of the most puzzling clinical aspects of inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and pancreaticobiliary disease, according to moderator Joseph K. Lim, MD, AGAF.
Physicians who are new to gastroenterology have unique needs when it comes to starting a career in clinical practice or research, according to Avinash Ketwaroo, MD, chair of the AGA Trainee and Early Career Committee. “To address those needs, AGA has developed some very special programming at DDW® that will help trainees and early career GIs give their careers a boost, network with mentors and peers, and review board material,” he said.
Welcome to Washington, D.C. and Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018! Read on to learn information you’ll need to make your first day go smoothly.
DDW and the sponsoring societies endeavor to provide events for women which address some of the obstacles they face in order to support the advancement of women in GI.
Basic science advances continue across the breadth of gastroenterology research, but two areas in particular have seen significant recent advances. Studies of the microbiome and research into cell plasticity are moving from earlier descriptive work to more functional progress, according to Mark R. Frey, PhD, co-chair of the AGA Basic Science Program Committee.
The AGA Postgraduate Course: From Abstract to Reality will provide a concise and comprehensive update on the latest medical, scientific and technological advances in GI over the past 12 months. It’s tailored for attendees who may have limited time in Washington, D.C., according to Course Director Lin Chang, MD, AGAF.