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American College of Gastroenterology Announces Winners of Sixth Annual SCOPYs: Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention, and Year-Round Excellence

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) announces the winners of the 2020 SCOPY Awards (Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention, and Year-Round Excellence) to recognize the achievements of ACG members in their community...
26-Oct-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. David A. Greenwald Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG, a gastroenterologist and the Director of Clinical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, was elected by the membership as the 2020–2021 President of the American College of...
26-Oct-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology’s 85th Annual Scientific Meeting

More than 7,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals so far will convene virtually for the premier clinical gastroenterology event—the American College of Gastroenterology’s 85th Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate...
26-Oct-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Increased Risk of COVID-19 Among Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Findings from an online survey of more than 53,000 American adults suggest that using heartburn medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) once or twice daily significantly increases the odds of a positive test for COVID-19 compared to those...
7-Jul-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The American Journal of Gastroenterology Presents “The Negative Issue”

Clinical studies with negative findings are the focus of a new “Negative Issue” of The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) dedicated to studies with negative findings in the belief that significant information can be learned from studies...
4-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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March 2020 Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Includes Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Functional GI Disorders

The March issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology features evidence-based articles related to complementary and alternative medicine therapies for functional GI disorders, a new ACG Clinical Guideline for the diagnosis and management of...
9-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guideline on Disorders of Hepatic and Mesenteric Circulation Published by American College of Gastroenterology

A new clinical guideline addresses common disorders of the mesenteric, portal, and hepatic veins and mesenteric and hepatic arteries.
7-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology’s 84th Annual Scientific Meeting

The American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting features innovative clinical gastroenterology research with implications for patients with digestive and liver diseases. ACG's Public Relations Committee has picked Noteworthy...
23-Oct-2019 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Available to Discuss Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries

Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is available to discuss Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries, topic of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture
23-Oct-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day Brings Attention to Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes

Cancer prevention advocates and researchers have designated March 22nd as National Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day. Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a gastroenterologist specializing in hereditary...
21-Mar-2017 11:45 AM EDT

Food as a Key Management Strategy for Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms?

Professor Peter Gibson, MD, Monash University, Victoria, Australia who is presenting this year’s The American Journal of Gastroenterology lecture, will address how food components can induce or trigger functional gut symptoms, and how food choice...
27-Oct-2011 1:10 PM EDT

The Right Colorectal Cancer Test for the Right Patient

Experts available to explain screening options for March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
2-Mar-2010 10:20 AM EST

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The mission of the College, founded in 1932, is to advance world-class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation, and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention, and treatment.

More than 15,000 physicians from 86 countries are members of the ACG. Through annual scientific meetings, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical & Translational Gastroenterology, and the ACG Case Reports Journal, as well as regional postgraduate training courses and research grants, the ACG provides its members with the most accurate and up-to-date scientific information on digestive health and the etiology, symptomatology, and treatment of GI disorders.

ACG's advocacy in the public policy arenas and the work of the ACG's 24 committees have made tremendous strides with many premiere accomplishments to improve the future of clinical gastroenterology and the quality of care available to patients with GI conditions and diseases today. The information exchange and training acquired through College membership provide physicians with the knowledge necessary to offer the most effective patient care and to meet the challenges of today's changing health care system.

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