President’s Blog: Heartfelt Thanks for This Opportunity to Serve

I decided to do one last Presidential blog, this time from our Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas. The courses over the weekend were great! For those of you who were not able to attend, the presentations will be loaded onto the ACG Education ...

President’s Blog: What Happens in Vegas, Goes Home from Vegas…

What Happens in Vegas, Goes Home from Vegas…Education that is! by Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG ACG President, 2015-2016 We are all looking forward to our Annual Scientific Meeting next month in Las Vegas. I am particularly excited about the ...

President’s Blog: Sending A Signal on MOC

Dr. DeVault in Philadelphia at ACP, September 15, 2016 Fixing MOC on the Agenda Today in Philadelphia September 15, 2016, Philadelphia, PA – The College has been working all angles to fix the flawed MOC framework and address the fundamental ...

ACG Presidential Blog from DDW: The Spirit of Cooperation

Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG One of the highlights of the last several months is getting to work with the presidents and staffs of the four major GI societies. Since the AGA and ASGE officers change during DDW, I thought it good to highlight ...

More Perspectives on Growing Controversy over Long-Term PPIs

by Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG President, American College of Gastroenterology I want to make you aware of two articles published in the Red Section of The American Journal of Gastroenterology addressing some of the concerns related to the ...

ACG Presidential Blog: PPI Wars Part 2

Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACGACG President 2015-2016 PPI Wars Part 2 by Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG One of my first duties as a member of the College was writing the initial ACG gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) guidelines in 1995 (1). ...