First Confirmation Hearing for Potential HHS Secretary

Whitfield L. Knapple, MD, FACGChair, ACG National Affairs On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a contentious confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department ...

Introducing ACG’s IBD School

Dear Colleagues: As the course directors, we are thrilled to announce ACG’s new IBD School. Our first offering will be in Washington, DC, on Friday, April 7 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an area of ...

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ Lowering Professional Fees for GI Services

John J. Santoro, DO, FACGACG Governor for New Jersey ACG has partnered with the State Medical Society of New Jersey in opposing a recent Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield site of service policy change for many GI procedures.  This policy change ...

President’s Blog MOC: Time to Serve Our Interests

Dr. Carol A. Burke MOC: Time to Serve Our Interests There is widespread dissatisfaction with the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification program within the gastroenterology community and among many other specialties ...

Springer Nature Updates “Genetics and Gastrointestinal Diseases,” Featuring Articles from AJG, CTG, and Genetics in Medicine

This Web Focus is Available for FREE Springer Nature has updated its Web Focus entitled “Genetics and Gastrointestinal Diseases.” This free resource features “seminal articles exploring new genomic findings in clinical practice ...

ACG Case Reports Journal — Keys to Success in the Match: The Rank Order List

Keys to Success in the Match: The Rank Order List ACG Case Reports Journal Matthew Chin, MD, University of California, Irvine Matthew Chin, MD In 2012, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) made adjustments to the application and interview ...