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Dec. 10-11, 12-13, 2018; Jan. 16-17, 22-23, 23-24, 2019; Feb. 20-21, 2019
Two-Day, In-Depth Coding Seminar by McVey Associates, Inc
Become a certified GI coder with a two-day, in-depth training course provided by McVey Associates, Inc.
Tampa, FL (12/10-11), Dallas, TX (12/12-13), Houston, TX (1/16-17), New Orleans, LA (1/22-23), Pittsburgh, PA (1/23-24), 2/20 (Hartford, CT)

Jan. 17-19, 2019
2019 GI Cancers Symposium

Join colleagues from across the globe in San Francisco to discover and share groundbreaking research in treating gastrointestinal cancers.
San Francisco, CA

Feb. 7–9, 2019
Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™ (A Partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association)

Expand your knowledge, network with IBD leaders, spark innovative research and get inspired to improve patient care.
Las Vegas, NV

March 8-9, 2019
2019 Women’s Leadership Conference

The conference is specifically designed for women looking to advance their careers, further professional goals, enhance personal growth and effectively network.
Bethesda, MD

March 8-10, 2019

AGA’s Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity (FORWARD) Program is a new initiative funded by NIH, supporting the career entry and development for underrepresented minority physician scientists in gastroenterology. The program provides concrete leadership and skill development that includes scientific manuscript and grant writing, research development, executive coaching and more.
Bethesda, MD

March 8-10, 2019
Future Leaders Program

The Future Leaders Program provides a pathway within the organization to network, connect with mentors, develop leadership skills and learn about AGA’s governance and operations while advancing your career and supporting the profession.
Bethesda, MD

March 23–24, 2019
2019 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit

The 2019 program will present the latest evidence on the interaction between diet, nutrition and the gut microbiome. Learn how diet and nutrition are being used in concert with traditional therapies to manage GI disorders.
Miami, FL

May 18-21, 2019
Digestive Disease Week (DDW)®

DDW® is the world’s leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the DDW program offers something for you. DDW is co-sponsored by AGA, AASLD, ASGE and SSAT.
San Diego, CA


AGA-Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine Research Scholar Award in Pediatric Genomics
This award provides $90,000 per year for three years (totaling $270,000) to a young investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent working toward an independent career in gastroenterology, hepatology or related areas. The proposed research may be basic, translational or clinical and must use genomics as an approach to enhance understanding of pediatric digestive diseases toward prevention, treatment and/or cure of such diseases. The funded research must be conducted full-time at the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine in San Diego, California, or at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego.
Application Deadline: Dec. 14, 2018

AGA-Bern Schwartz Family Fund Research Scholar Award in Pancreatic Cancer
This award provides $100,000 per year for three years (total $300,000) to early career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in pancreatic cancer research.
Application Deadline: Dec. 14, 2018

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