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This catalog outlines various programs AGA produces on a regular basis including CME, IME, advocacy, patient education, sponsorships, research, meetings and advertising. New concepts and ideas are encouraged, and we would welcome discussion with our industry partners to create new programs. Prices quoted throughout this catalog are estimated total cost to produce. When possible, AGA seeks multiple supporters for these programs. Contact us to discuss how AGA can support your business needs.
As an ACCME accredited provider, AGA produces unique and timely CME content to address identified educational needs and gaps among members and GI learners representing the entire care team.
GI Pop Quiz! is a flipped education approach that challenges learners to critically analyze a patient case and compare their decisions with those of subject matter experts. These microlearning modules provide quick feedback and help learners better understand their knowledge gaps. At the close of the activity, learners can engage with peers and subject matter experts through an in-activity discussion board.
Gastro Quest is an online module developed through a 3D anatomy and disease software platform. This module takes learners through an interactive journey of the biological presentation of a disease state, highlighting disease progression, mechanism of action for therapeutic agents and various treatment strategies.
Expert Exchange begins with a tweetorial addressing practice guidelines for a disease state and highlighting key recommendations from a subject matter expert. This brief educational piece serves as an impetus for discussion in a follow-up live twitter chat during which faculty present specific case challenges to learners and offer open Q&A. The educational content is endured through a roundtable on the AGA Community and available in AGA University after the Twitter-based event.
Webisodes is a blended educational series that includes three parts: on-demand pre-work for learners to complete on AGA University, a 30-minute live webinar with GI experts and a roundtable on the AGA Community focusing on solutions to daily challenges.
These on-demand lectures available on the AGA University share advances in the diagnosis and care of digestive diseases and current hot topics in GI. Learners will be equipped with immediately applicable enhanced diagnostic and therapeutic skills to advance patient care.
Presenting highlights of selected AGA sessions from Digestive Disease Week® (DDW), these audio podcasts will cover key pearls and take-aways in a conversational format.
AGA subject matter experts will author evidence-based educational articles disseminated through AGA e-newsletters and accessible through AGA University.
Developed to address an identified gap in education for advanced practice providers (APPs), this digital education series will explore the pharmacological management of diseases commonly treated by APPs in the GI setting. The series will focus on clinical applications of pharmacological treatments, ranging from best practices to updates on new drugs.
Designed to educate APPs new to GI practice, this program will provide guidance and information to help them practice at the top of their license. Information covered includes diagnostic criteria, review of treatment guidelines, disease monitoring, patient education and strategies to ensure active patient involvement during treatment selection.
AGA partners with medical education companies to expand our portfolio of content and audience reach. We welcome the opportunity for partners to propose unique and innovative programming for in person and virtual programming including on-demand and annual meeting satellites.
AGA develops materials to support GIs’ clinical practice, and professional development. Clinical guidance documents, quality improvement programs, consensus statements, workforce development initiatives and other activities support members throughout their career.
These quick reference guides based on recommendations from AGA’s clinical practice guidelines will provide GIs with information about work up, treatments and additional references for implementation of best practices into clinical care.
This recognition program will offer providers the opportunity to complete a curriculum and receive acknowledgement as a center of excellence which can be used to market to patients and positively impact negotiations with payors. The curriculum will include participation in an annual conference, implementation of quality improvement activities, utilization of patient materials, engagement with AGA’s guidelines and quality measures, and de novo measure implementation via a measure testing collaborative.
AGA is committed to the development of patient-centered trials and nurturing the pipeline of clinical trialists in GI. Working with multiple stakeholders, AGA will encourage new approaches to clinical trial design and build curricula to support trialists’ development, supporting the next generation of key opinion leaders.
AGA is uniquely positioned to bring clinicians, patients and representatives from industry, regulatory bodies, payors and other professional societies to the table for discussion and identification of a path forward for today’s challenges in GI. AGA consensus conferences cover challenges that affect the field including but not limited to disease states, new therapies, emerging technology or clinical trial design.
AGA develops performance measures to test whether evidence-based treatment and surveillance guidelines are followed and to assess population-based health outcomes. Measure development and testing can provide insight into challenges in diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of GI diseases.
AGA can develop one-of-a-kind non-CME educational campaigns to bring awareness about a disease state or technology to the field. Campaigns can run for up to one year and include articles, podcasts, webinars and/or interactive on-demand content housed in a microsite and marketed to AGA members and other physician specialists.
AGA advances public policies that support the science and practice of GI. Members advocate on behalf of AGA on Capitol Hill, in federal agencies and in the presidential administration.
The field of GI is impacted by legislation and government regulation. To positively support the field, AGA provides a venue for members to meet with their Congressional representatives to share their personal experiences and influence health care policies.
These educational modules explain the purpose of step therapy and provide learners with information to help advocate for patients in states that have passed laws limiting use of step therapy. AGA has produced education for eight states and plans to expand the content.
AGA develops educational materials for patients that can be used before, during and after a doctor visit. Housed on the GI Patient Center and freely available to the public, AGA is a trusted source for patient education.
AGA creates patient fact sheets for GI conditions. Written at an appropriate health literacy level, these materials can be used to facilitate shared decision making or as reference information before and after a visit to the health care provider.
To visually describe information not suitable for text and to address various health literacy levels, AGA creates infographics and medical illustrations.
Whiteboard, animated or recorded videos provide information to patients through AGA’s YouTube channel. These videos may review symptoms of GI conditions, treatment options or other important information.
To help facilitate conversations between patients and health care providers, AGA creates shared decision tools, such as conversation guides and questions to ask a provider.
These comprehensive resources include information about a specific disease state shared through text-based content, images, audio content, interactive quizzes and videos in the form of a print or digital 24-page brochure. Complementary physician guide can be provided to support shared decision making.
AGA hosts livestream content on social media channels that includes discussion between physicians and patients, providing practical information to help manage GI conditions. Livestream content is endured and accessible for at least one year post broadcast.
To help patient influencers share vetted and accurate information with their audiences, AGA holds blogger briefings focused on recently released research, updates in therapy or other topics that affect patients’ lives.
Combining content development with traditional and social media outreach, AGA develops comprehensive patient-focused disease awareness campaigns.
AGA regularly contacts patients with diagnosed and undiagnosed GI conditions, as well as health care providers, through third party research firms to learn about topic-specific content or gain insight into opinions of therapies, procedures or general patient care. Needs assessments may include quantitative or qualitative measures through online surveys or telephone interviews. Outcomes may be used to inform programming and educational content developed by AGA.
Housed on the AGA GI Patient Center, online resource centers showcase all AGA-created content on a specific GI topic, such fact sheets, videos, infographics, digital or print guides, shared decision tools, and interactive features like quizzes, as well as related content.
AGA continues to expand opportunities for industry partners to reach GI practitioners virtually. Through new and enhanced sponsorships, you can share your message with our members.
These 30-minute to one-hour sessions are offered in conjunction with multiple annually occurring AGA meetings and can be hosted live or recorded for the initial broadcast. Following the initial release, all product theaters can be endured on the AGA University for up to one year. Supporters have total control over content and can share resources with attendees. Supporters receive limited outcomes data and attendee list, if appropriate.
Associated with annually occurring meetings, virtual industry showcases (exhibits) offer sponsors the opportunity to directly engage with attendees. Additional information will be shared through exhibitor prospectuses for the meetings listed below.
Full-day meetings with up to 10 community or KOL physicians moderated by AGA that provide insight to and guidance on challenges faced by industry partners. AGA works closely with industry partners to articulate the challenge or issue to be addressed during these closed-door meetings to maximize impact and results.
Creation of national advisory board of advanced practice providers from all U.S. states and territories, including other outliers such as the VA system who are willing to create state-specific resources and field questions about issues facing APPs in GI.
This program enables approximately 30 minority participants who are recent GI-matched or third-year internal medicine residents to attend DDW. During DDW, participants can network with a diverse group of leaders in the field and participate in a special agenda that includes special presentations as well as dedicated time to attend DDW programming. Participants are identified through a formal application and selection process.
Academic and community health centers can apply for a visiting professor who identifies as an underrepresented minority to lead grand rounds, workshops, talks, networking and other engagement with trainees and peers. Content will be focused on equity and topic areas may include, but will not be limited to, health disparities and access to care, research, bias in medicine, workforce engagement and pipeline development. Funding will support cost for visiting professor(s) to travel to sites and honorarium, stipend to site for coordinating and hosting activities.
This digital-only publication provides access to research from AGA’s publications summarizing clinical utility of the most impactful articles, easily translating complex research into patient care. Sponsorship includes advertising in digital copies released to all or portion of AGA members.
AGA can serve as an accelerator for adoption of new technology. In partnership with manufacturers, AGA can release a call for applicants to receive equipment, expanding a practice’s clinical service lines in return for agreement to gather data about use.
AGA is committed to supporting research to advance the field through the Center for GI Innovation and Technology, and the Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education. The AGA Research Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to support young researchers.
AGA regularly contacts members and the universe of U.S.-based GI professionals through third party research firms to learn about topic-specific content or gain insight into opinions of therapies, procedures or general patient care. Needs assessments may include quantitative or qualitative measures through online surveys or telephone interviews.
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AGA provides a suite of services supporting observational or clinical research studies that support the approval, coverage and adoption of new technologies or therapies in GI.
The purpose of AGA Pilot Awards is to provide seed funding for one-year projects at $30,000 that have a high likelihood of leading to subsequent, more substantial grants. Applicants may include early career investigators or established researchers pursuing a new line of inquiry.
Additional fee to the AGA Research Foundation includes costs for award administration and marketing, program management and support of the endowment fund.
These $300,000, three-year career-development grants support young GIs working toward independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring a major portion of their time is protected for research.
Additional fee to the AGA Research Foundation includes costs for award administration and marketing, program management and support of the endowment fund.
Additional sponsorship opportunities are available with each annually occurring AGA meeting. Look for additional information from AGA Corporate Relations staff throughout the year!
A partnership of AGA and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, the Congress includes faculty representing the entire spectrum of science and clinical care in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). More than 1,400 clinicians, scientists, APPs and other professionals benefit from sessions focused on patient care, KOL perspectives and the latest research advancing prevention, treatment and cures for patients living with IBD.
Connecting 250 stakeholders in GI innovation, the Tech Summit engages KOLs, physician innovators, payors, industry, regulatory agencies and trainees in the process of development and adoption of new technology.
The AGA Postgraduate Course provides 1,800 GIs with a broad update on recently published clinical research and practical pearls for use in practice. Flexible, customized learning formats — from large lectures to small group sessions — provides learners with the ability to engage with impactful content, providing insight into recent clinical advances, new and updated diagnostic methods, and insight to controversial management issues for common GI and liver disorders.
Each year, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) brings together 14,000 physicians, researchers and other professionals from every subset in the GI field for a week of connection and growth. For more information, visit the DDW website or contact Kaitlin Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This meeting hosts 300 registrants and offers content for APPs in GI practice that can be immediately applied for an instant and positive impact on patient care. Covering multiple therapeutic areas, the meeting shares the latest GI-specific clinical and practice management advances and provides guidance on how to incorporate this information into daily practice.
More than 250 health care professionals and companies with an interest in the gut microbiome and its connection to human health and disease will gather to discuss scientific advances related to our understanding of gut microbiome “rehabilitation” through diet, nutrition and next-generation therapeutics.
AGA works with multiple vendors to support advertising on our family of websites and in our print journals.
Print and digital advertising is available for Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy through our publisher, Elsevier.
VP Media Sales
Print and digital advertising is available for GI & Hepatology News and The New Gastroenterologist, the official newspaper of AGA, through our publisher, Frontline Medical Communications.
National Account Manager
Frontline Medical Communications
Digital advertising is available for Today in Medicine, AGA’s daily GI news aggregator, through our partner, BulletinHealthcare.
Managing Director of Partnerships
BulletinHealthcare & Bulletin Media
Digital advertising is available on multiple AGA platforms:
Director of Partner Relations
Association Revenue Partners
Digital advertising is available for the AGA Reading Room, a compendium of noteworthy articles and AGA meeting highlights through our partner, MedPage Today.
Deputy Director Content Management
Digital and audio advertising is available as part of the GI Insights series, highlighting emerging data and recent publications from AGA’s peer reviewed journals. Contact our partner at ReachMD for more information.
Senior Vice President Business Development
Connect Healthcare Communications, Inc.
This list of activities is long, but it is not all that we do! Reach out to the AGA Corporate Relations department and we will find the best sponsorship to fit your needs.