BETHESDA, MD (February 27, 2019) – The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is pleased to announce the publication of the ACG Clinical Guideline on Ulcerative Colitis (UC) in Adults, which was published online today in The American Journal of Gastroenterology and which serves as an update to the College’s 2010 UC guideline.

The guideline presents a framework for physicians to care for patients with all severities of UC, throughout their disease course, including takeaways that can be applied to practice quickly.

ACG is happy to facilitate interviews with the Guideline authors, who are recognized below.

Read the Guideline

Listen to the AJG podcast with co-author Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG, who summarizes highlights from the guideline in a conversation with AJG Co-Editor Brennan M. R. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG.

Authors: David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, University of Chicago Medicine; Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital; Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Bryan G. Sauer, MD, MSc (Clin Res), FACG (GRADE Methodologist), University of Virginia; and Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

About The American Journal of Gastroenterology
Published monthly since 1934, The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Gastroenterology. The goal of the Journal is to publish scientific papers relevant to the practice of clinical gastroenterology. It features original research, review articles and consensus papers related to new drugs and therapeutic modalities. The AJG Editorial Board encourages submission of original manuscripts, review articles and letters to the editor from members and non-members. AJG is published by Wolters Kluwer. www.amjgastro.com

About the American College of Gastroenterology
Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of more than 14,000 individuals from 85 countries. The ACG will be the preeminent champion for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders by facilitating the highest quality, compassionate and evidence-based patient care. www.gi.org. Follow ACG on Twitter @AmCollegeGastro.    

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