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Grow Your Career at DDW® 2021

Whether you’re a medical student, a resident or a GI fellow in training, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2021 has what you need to advance in your career. Register to stay up-to-date on important developments in the field with comprehensive clinical updates, groundbreaking research and career advice.

Learn and Network

Chat with experts and get answers to your questions on practical issues, like career choice and training, during the DDW Trainee and Young GI Experience. Experts will share their experiences and offer advice for young GIs and trainees from 2:30–3:15 p.m. EDT each day of the meeting.

  • Friday, May 21: Career Choices in Academic Medicine — Finding Your Perfect Fit!
  • Saturday, May 22: Work Where YOU Want to Live — Find the Right Job in the Right City! (Presented by the DDW Career & Recruitment Center)
  • Sunday, May 23: How to Navigate Working With a Recruiter (Presented by the DDW Career & Recruitment Center)

Network with your fellow early career colleagues and learn about opportunities for engagement at AGA during the AGA Trainee and Early Career Networking Event. This event is sponsored by the AGA Trainee and Early Career Committee and AGA Congressional Advocates. RSVP today.

  • Saturday, May 22, Noon.–12:45 p.m. EDT

Session Highlights

Use the DDW Education and Training Track to filter sessions and ePosters that may be of interest to you. Below are some highlights that might be relevant to you. View the full meeting agenda in the DDW Online Planner. To access sessions in the virtual platform, click on the Sessions tile on the homepage. For on demand sessions with no scheduled date for livestream, click on the On Demand tile to access.

Session TitleDate
The Paths to Partnership, Academic Promotion and Research Productivity: How to Advance as an Early Career Gastroenterologist Fri, May 21, 1–2:30 p.m. EDT
Resident and Fellow Education Committee Panel: “How to” Course for Resident Reviewers Fri, May 21, 5:30–7 p.m. EDT
Advancing Clinical Practice: GI-Fellow-Directed Quality-Improvement Projects Sat, May 22, 1–2:30 p.m. EDT
Resident and Fellow Education Committee Panel: Finding the Perfect First Job Sat, May 22, 3:30–5 p.m. EDT
Focus on GI Career: An ASGE Women in Endoscopy Symposium Sat, May 22, 5:30–7 p.m. EDT
AGA Board Review Course Sun, May 23, 1–2:30 p.m. EDT
Gastroenterology Women’s Coalition (GWC) Symposium: Take Charge of Your Career and Execute Your Strategic Plan On Demand
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Continuing Conversation — GWC Networking Sat, May 22 2:30–3:15 p.m. EDT
Looking for more career guidance? Visit Health eCareers in the Industry Supporter Showcase to have your CV reviewed, post your resume so employees can contact you, or search and apply for job openings through the DDW Career & Recruitment Center.

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