ACG Reaction to ABIM News on MOC – March 29, 2017

Dr. Carol A. Burke ABIM Announces Its Version of Improvement on MOC: Are “Open-Book”, Frequent Exams Diplomate-Centered? ABIM today announced a plan which makes certain concessions to the overwhelming opposition to the state of MOC from ...

ACG President’s Blog: Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day

Dr. Carol A. Burke Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day Today, March 22nd, is Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day! Up to about 1 million Americans are estimated to live with Lynch Syndrome (LS), and it is believed that 500,000 LS carriers have no idea they ...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Carol A. Burke March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month How You Can Get Involved March 1, 2017 – Every March brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which serves as an excellent reminder for ACG members to spread the message of ...

Conversations with Women in GI: Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG

Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, on “The Road to ACG Presidency” An interview by Jill Gaidos, MD, FACG In the latest installment in the series, Conversations with Women in GI, Dr. Gaidos, chair of the ACG Committee on Women in GI, interviews ...

ACG President’s Blog: Unanswered Questions Abound

Dr. Carol A. Burke Unanswered Questions Abound: ABIM’s News on MOC December 14, 2016 Today, the ABIM announced that, beginning in 2018, physicians certified in Internal Medicine can choose to take an every-two-year secured recertification ...

ACG President’s Blog: Advancing GI at a Time of Change

Dr. Carol A. Burke By Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG ACG President Many recent historic moments, a few unbelievable. On November 2, 2016, the Cleveland Indians took the Chicago Cubs to Game 7 and, in extra innings, lost to them by one run, allowing ...