About AGA

About Us

The American Gastroenterological
Association (AGA) is the trusted voice of the
GI community. Founded in 1897, AGA has
grown to include more than 16,000
members from around the globe who are
involved in all aspects of the science,
practice and advancement of gastroenterology.
AGA Meeting Group Photo
Our vision is a world free from digestive diseases. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to empower clinicians and researchers to improve digestive health.

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AGA RESEARCH FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides more than $3 million in research funding annually to support talented researchers who are working to advance our understanding of digestive disorders and identify new diagnostics and treatments.

DIGESTIVE DISEASE WEEK® (DDW)

The organization’s annual meeting is DDW, which is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

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The bylaws for AGA, a 501(c)(6) organization, that administers all membership and public policy activities, effective September 2005.
The bylaws of AGA Institute, a 501(c)(3) organization, that runs the organization’s practice, research and educational programs, effective September 2005.
Official statement on diversity, approved by the AGA Governing Board, February 2016.
It is the responsibility of all directors, officers, volunteers and employees to comply with the Code of Ethics and Conduct and to report violations or suspected violations in accordance with this Whistleblower Policy.
A set of principles for AGA volunteers that sets parameters and provides guidance and direction for conduct and decision-making.
To help preserve AGA’s high reputation for integrity and excellence, the governing board has enacted a policy on disclosure of potential conflict of interest.

AGA, a 501(c)(6) organization, administers all membership and public policy activities, while the AGA Institute, a 501(c)(3) organization, runs the organization’s practice, research and educational programs.