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Dec. 9-10, 11-12, 18-19, 2019; Jan. 15-16, 22-23; Feb. 12-13, Mar. 10-11, 11-12, 25-26; Apr. 15-16; May 13-14, 2020
Two-Day, In-Depth Coding Seminar by McVey Associates, Inc.
Become a certified GI coder with a 2-day, in-depth training course provided by McVey Associates, Inc.
Anaheim, Calif. (12/9-10); Houston, Tex. (12/11-12); New Orleans, La. (12/18-19); Phoenix, Ariz. (12/18-19); Pittsburgh, Pa. (1/15-16); Dallas, Tex. (1/22-23); Hartford, Conn. (2/12-13); Orlando, Fla. (3/10-11); Novi, Mich. (3/11-12); Charlotte, N.C. (3/25-26); Columbus, Ohio (4/15-16); Chicago, Ill. (5/13-14)

Jan. 23–25, 2020
2020 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®

Gain a multidisciplinary perspective on treating inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Join health care professionals and researchers at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® for the premier conference on IBD. Discover different perspectives, leave with practical information you can immediately implement, and hear about potential treatments on the horizon.
Austin, Tex.

Jan. 23–25, 2020
Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

Designed for clinicians, scientists, and all other members of the cancer care and research community, the 2020 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium will feature a wide array of multidisciplinary topics and expert faculty will offer insights on the application of gastrointestinal advances in: cancers of the esophagus and stomach, pancreas, small bowel and hepatobiliary tract, and the colon, rectum, and anus.
San Francisco, Calif.

Feb. 8-9, 2020
2020 Academic Skills Workshop

A free biannual meeting for fellows and early-career GIs that is implemented in conjunction with the AASLD. Topics range from leveraging mentor-mentee relationships, promotion strategies, and insights on writing grants. The application deadline is Nov. 18, 2019.
Charlotte, N.C.

Feb. 20; Mar. 24, 2020
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.
Knoxville, Tenn. (2/20); Birmingham, Ala. (3/24)

May 2-5, 2020
Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Digestive Disease Week® (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. Abstract submissions will be due on Dec. 1, and registration will open in January 2020.
Chicago, Ill.

June 3-6, 2020
2020 AGA Tech Summit

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San Francisco, Calif.


AGA Fellow Abstract Award
This $500 travel award supports recipients who are MD, PhD, or equivalent fellows giving abstract-based oral or poster presentations at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). The top-scoring abstract will be designated the Fellow Abstract of the Year and receive a $1,000 award.
Application Deadline: Feb. 26, 2020

AGA Student Abstract Award
This $500 travel award supports recipients who are graduate students, medical students, or medical residents (residents up to postgraduate year three) giving abstract-based oral or poster presentations at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).
Application Deadline: Feb. 26, 2020

AGA-Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards
This $750 travel award supports recipients who are young (i.e., 35 years of age or younger at the time of DDW) basic, translational or clinical investigators residing outside North America to support travel and related expenses to attend Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).
Application Deadline: Feb. 26, 2020

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