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“The course is a wonderful opportunity to remain up to date on the latest information in GI and network with other NPs and PAs working in the same area.”

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4930 Del Ray Ave.,
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301-654-2055

4930 Del Ray Ave.,
Bethesda, MD 20814

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“I attend the course because it is the best course to update and refresh my knowledge of GI issues. This is my third year attending and each year I take home new information, and reinforce my existing knowledge.”

“Attending the course helped me gain a stronger foundation for the diagnosis and management of common GI conditions that I see in consultation.”

Obesity and

Metabolic Disease:

FORWARD Program

  • Network with underrepresented minority leaders who are shaping the future of academic medicine.
  • Develop leadership skills that will help you advance in academic medicine and AGA governance.
  • Strengthen your research and management skills with training from top GI investigators. 
  • Polish your grant and manuscript writing skills.

AGA Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity (FORWARD) Program helps equip underrepresented minorities for leadership positions in academic medicine.

Obesity and

Metabolic Disease:

Early career members prepare for leadership positions in the field of GI and within AGA. Established leaders are invited to apply as mentors. 

Mentee

  • Build leadership skills.
  • Collaborate with mentors to improve the collective future of GIs.
  • Gain competencies needed to join AGA leadership.

Mentor

  • Help prepare AGA’s future leaders.
  • Use your expertise to continue the strong legacy of AGA leadership.

Future Leaders' Program

Future Leaders' Program

Early career members prepare for leadership positions in the field of GI and within AGA. Established leaders are invited to apply as mentors

Mentee

  • Build leadership skills.
  • Collaborate with mentors to improve the collective future of GIs.
  • Gain competencies needed to join AGA leadership.

Mentor

  • Help prepare AGA’s future leaders.
  • Use your expertise to continue the strong legacy of AGA leadership.

FORWARD Program

AGA Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity (FORWARD) Program helps equip underrepresented minorities for leadership positions in academic medicine.

Share Your Research 

Students, trainees and junior faculty are encouraged to submit an abstract for a chance to share their obesity and metabolic disease research as an oral or poster presentation. Only a select number of abstracts will be chosen for oral presentation. Abstracts are due no later than Monday, June 18.

SUBMITSUBMIT

Investigate key regulatory mechanisms in obesity and how they are influenced by therapeutic approaches.

Review the latest research in obesity and metabolic disease.

Discuss the concept of precision care for obesity and the role of researchers and clinicians in the continuum of obesity care.

Engage across disciplines to critically examine how the GI field approaches obesity research and treatment.

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4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

301-654-2055

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Choose Your Path to Leadership

As a commitment to the future of members and the field, AGA now offers three prestigious leadership development programs. Each has a unique focus and features collaborative learning experiences between emerging and established leaders. Early career GIs are welcome to apply as participants, while experienced members are invited to apply as participants or mentors, depending on the program. 

All programs kick off in March at the inaugural AGA Leadership Development Conference in Bethesda, MD.

Obesity and

Metabolic Disease:

Woman's Leadership Conference

Address the unique challenges and opportunities for women in our field. This program is geared towards both early career and experienced GI professionals

Early Career       

  • Learn from today’s GI women leaders. 
  • Map your leadership trajectory. 
  • Hear perspectives from women in various career stages. 

Experienced       

  • Empower your career with guidance from other GI women leaders.
  • Assess and re-evaluate your leadership pathway.
  • Hear different perspectives from women in various career stages.

Woman's Leadership Conference

Address the unique challenges and opportunities for women in our field. This program is geared towards both early career and experienced GI professionals

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Choose Your Path to Leadership

Experienced       

  • Empower your career with guidance from other GI women leaders.
  • Assess and re-evaluate your leadership pathway.
  • Hear different perspectives from women in various career stages.

Early Career       

  • Learn from today’s GI women leaders. 
  • Map your leadership trajectory. 
  • Hear perspectives from women in various career stages. 

Early career members prepare for leadership positions in the field of GI and within AGA. Established leaders are invited to apply as mentors

  • Network with underrepresented minority leaders who are shaping the future of academic medicine.
  • Develop leadership skills that will help you advance in academic medicine and AGA governance.
  • Strengthen your research and management skills with training from top GI investigators. 
  • Polish your grant and manuscript writing skills.
Learn more
Learn More

Mentor

  • Help prepare AGA’s future leaders.
  • Use your expertise to continue the strong legacy of AGA leadership.

Mentee   

  • Build leadership skills.
  • Collaborate with mentors to improve the collective future of GIs.
  • Gain competencies needed to join AGA leadership.

Future Leaders' Program

As a commitment to the future of members and the field, AGA now offers three prestigious leadership development programs. Each has a unique focus and features collaborative learning experiences between emerging and established leaders. Early career GIs are welcome to apply as participants, while experienced members are invited to apply as participants or mentors, depending on the program. 

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4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

301-654-2055

Connect with AGA

Deadline to apply is Oct. 22.