At the State and Local Level: ACG Active on State MOC Legislation

As ACG has kept you aware in recent policy alerts, the College is actively working with various state medical and GI societies in pursuing legislative efforts prohibiting onerous and unfair maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.  ...

ACG Governors in Washington D.C. Next Week

ACG Governors will be in Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill next week advocating for ACG members and GI patients.  The 2017 Fly-In will consist of two themes: improving preventive services and health insurance protections for patients, and reducing ...

ACG Leaders Participate in the DDNC Annual Winter Board Meeting and Fall Forum

On December 4-5, 2016, the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC), an umbrella organization comprised of over 50 professional societies, including the ACG, patient advocacy organizations, and industry members, met in Washington D.C. for ...

ACG Questions ABIM’s Decision on Longer Testing Requirements

Dr. Kenneth DeVault in Philadelphia September 15, 2016 This week, ACG expressed its disappointment to the ABIM upon learning that ABIM will require an additional module for diplomates sitting for the upcoming re-certification exam.  This adds ...

Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG Receives the William D. Carey Award

Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG The William D. Carey Award Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, is Professor of Medicine at University of South Alabama. He obtained his training, medical school through fellowship, at the Uniformed Services University of the ...

Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG, Receives the Senior Governor’s Award

Senior Governor’s Award Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG, is currently the Segal-Watson Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. After ...