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AGA News - February 2022


Registration now open: Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2022

Registration is now open for the Gut Microbiota for Health (GMFH) World Summit 2022, taking place March 12-13 in Washington, D.C., and virtually.

Organized by AGA and the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM), the GMFH World Summit is the preeminent international meeting on the gut microbiome for clinicians, dietitians, and researchers.

Now in its tenth year, this year’s program will focus on “The Gut Microbiome in Precision Nutrition and Medicine.” Join us to gain a deeper understanding of the role of the gut microbiome in precision medicine and discover personalized approaches to modulating the gut microbiome that may promote health and improve patient outcomes for a variety of disorders and diseases.

See Gastroenterology’s curated Equity in GI journal collection

Gastroenterology is proud to announce the release of a special collection of articles focused on the intersection of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and gastroenterology and hepatology. This curated collection, under the guidance of the journal’s new DEI section editor Dr. Chyke Doubeni, includes original research, reviews, commentaries and editorials on matters of health disparities, socioeconomic determinants of health outcomes, and population-based studies on disease incidence among races and ethnicities, among other topics. New articles are added to the collection as they are published.

View the special collection on Gastroenterology’s website, which is designed to help you quickly and easily look over the latest DEI articles and content of interest. Recent articles include:

  • How to incorporate health equity training into GI/hepatology fellowships by Jannel Lee-Allen and Brijen J. Shah
  • Disparities in preventable mortality from colorectal cancer: are they the result of structural racism? By Chyke A. Doubeni, Kevin Selby and Theodore R. Levin
  • COVID-19 pediatric patients: GI symptoms, presentations and disparities by race/ethnicity in a large, multicenter U.S. study by Yusuf Ashktorab, Anas Brim, Antonio Pizuorno, Vijay Gayam, Sahar Nikdel and Hassan Brim

View all of Gastroenterology’s curated article collections.

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