DDW News


May 1, 2019

Plan your DDW® 2019 experience with these simple tools

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) begins in less than three weeks — May 17-21 at the San Diego Convention Center — and celebrates our 50th anniversary. The DDW Mobile App, Online Planner and DDWNews.org are your best resources to start organizing your time at #DDW19. “The app and the DDW Tracks combined are a great combination to help you navigate the meeting and save you time,” says DDW Council Chair Grace H. Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE.


AASLD programming will highlight latest advances in hepatology

AASLD’s educational programming at DDW® is designed to provide a broad education on hot liver disease topics for general gastroenterologists and deeper learning for hepatologists seeking information on the latest research and treatment advances. Meena B. Bansal, MD, FAASLD, shares the sessions you won’t want to miss.


AGA Postgraduate Course will focus on practical application of GI advances

Will you be pinched for time at #DDW19? AGA’s Postgraduate Course course provides a concise and comprehensive update on the latest medical, scientific and technological advances in gastroenterology from the previous 12 months, designed for attendees who have limited time. Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA, AGAF, and course co-directors explain more.


ASGE Presidential Plenary will showcase endoscopic innovation

ASGE President Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE, invites DDW® attendees to join him for coffee, doughnuts and the latest updates in gastrointestinal endoscopy during the annual ASGE Presidential Plenary on Saturday, May 18. The theme for this year’s plenary session is Endoscopic Innovation at Center Stage.