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For more information about upcoming events and award deadlines, please visit http://agau.gastro.org and http://www.gastro.org/research-funding.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 16, 2019
AGA Regional Practice Skills Workshop – Ohio
The workshop provides fellows with insights on life in private practice, life in academia, and other career opportunities. Attendees will also gain practical knowledge on key topics such as contract negotiations, billing/coding, health care policy, and other topics that can help to enhance their career. Work/life balance and financial management as an early career professional are also addressed.
Columbus, OH

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.
Hartford, CT

Feb. 21, 2019
Coding and Reimbursement Solutions by McVey Associates, Inc.
Improve the efficiency and performance of your practice by staying current on the latest reimbursement, coding, and compliance changes.
Richmond, VA

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
FORWARD Program

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

March 30, 2019
AGA Regional Practice Skills Workshop – Massachusetts

The workshop provides fellows with insights on life in private practice, life in academia and other career opportunities. Attendees will also gain practical knowledge on key topics such as contract negotiations, billing/coding, health care policy and other topics that can help to enhance their career. Work/life balance and financial management as an early career professional are also addressed.
Boston, MA

April 10-12, 2019
2019 AGA Tech Summit

By bringing together and fostering collaboration among innovators, entrepreneurs, clinicians, MedTech companies,regulatory agency representatives and venture capitalists, the Tech Summit helps ensure a pipeline of GI innovation that ultimately will improve delivery of care and patient outcomes.
San Francisco, CA

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

AWARDS APPLICATION DEADLINES

AGA Fellow Abstract Award
This travel award provides nine $500 and one $1,000 prize to recipients who are MD, PhD, or equivalent fellows presenting posters/oral sessions at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).
Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

AGA Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards
This travel award provides two $750 prizes to recipients who are young basic, translational, or clinical investigators residing outside North America to support travel and related expenses to attend Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).
Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

AGA Student Abstract Award
This travel award provides nine $500 and one $1,000 prize to recipients who are high school, undergraduate, graduate, or medical students, or residents (residents up to year three postgraduate) presenting posters/oral sessions at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).
Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

AGA-Gastric Cancer Foundation Ben Feinstein Memorial Research Scholar Award in Gastric 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 gastric cancer research. Research involving precancerous lesions will be considered if relevance to gastric cancer is explicitly outlined.
Application Deadline: Dec. 16, 2019

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