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The following links are provided as a resource for you to learn more about gastrointestinal (GI) health and the various organizations that contribute to and support the field of gastroenterology.
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American College of Gastroenterology
Formed in 1932, ACG's mission is to advance the scientific study and medical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
American College of Physicians
The nation's largest medical specialty society with a mission to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.
American Gastroenterological Association
Publications, brochures, organizations and other helpful information designed to answer your questions about a variety of digestive health concerns.
American Liver Foundation
A national, voluntary nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver diseases through research, education and advocacy.
American Medical Association
A leader in promoting professionalism in medicine and setting standards for medical education, practice,and ethics.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Founded in 1941, the ASGE is a specialty society dedicated to the education of its physician members in the appropriate use of endoscopic techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.
Celiac Sprue Association
This is a nonprofit support organization dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease.
Extensive resources and information for the Gastroenterology professional, Gastroenterology and Colonoscopy patients, consumers, and families.
Crohn's & Colitis Association
Advocates public policy positions that accelerate progress toward a future without Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
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