DDW News


May 15, 2018

POEM inventor will teach hands-on course

Haru Inoue, MD, PhD, performed the world’s first peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia 10 years ago, and on Saturday, June 2, he will share his expertise during a SSAT hands-on course at DDW® 2018.


All GIs can stay current by attending the AGA Postgraduate Course

The AGA Postgraduate Course: From Abstract to Reality will provide a concise and comprehensive update on the latest medical, scientific and technological advances in GI over the past 12 months. It’s tailored for attendees who may have limited time in Washington, D.C., according to Course Director Lin Chang, MD, AGAF.


Year in Review session will highlight recent advances in liver disease

The editors of AASLD’s flagships journals, HEPATOLOGY and Liver Transplantation, have organized a comprehensive update on important advances in chronic liver disease for this year’s Hepatology Update: The Year in Review. David Cohen, MD, PhD, FAASLD, editor in chief of HEPATOLOGY, and Paul Martin, MD, FAASLD, editor in chief of Liver Transplantation, will moderate.


DDW® 2018 features enhanced attendee resources

Meeting planners have made it easier than ever for attendees to navigate Digestive Disease Week®, which will be held June 2-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. DDW Council Chair Grace H. Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, highlights some of the new meeting’s new features.