Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

Membership is open to persons residing in North America who have demonstrated a continued interest in gastroenterology with appropriate qualifications, certification and/or credentials (i.e. LPN, RN, MS, MSN, BA, BS, BSN, RD, RDN, PharmD), and would not be eligible for any other category of membership (i.e. nutritionist, dietitian, etc.).

Note: If you are a nurse practitioner or physician assistant, find out about AGA’s specific membership options for you.


Annual dues

Optional add-on benefit: Gastroenterology for $182/year

Application fee: $40

Stay up to date with the latest GI news and research.

Connect and engage with colleagues who share your passions and face similar challenges.

  • AGA Community: A private, member-only forum, directory and resource library.
  • Section affiliations: Thirteen special interest groups. AGA members can join up to six.
  • Committees: Groups of volunteer members assigned a mission and set of responsibilities associated with a particular area within the association. You must apply or be nominated for a committee appointment.
  • AGA Institute’s premier online career center to fill or find a position.
  • Social media: Interact with AGA through a variety of social networks.

Improve your skill set with access to a variety of educational opportunities offered free or at a discount.

  • Digestive Disease Week® (DDW): The world’s largest gathering of GI professionals and one of the top 50 medical meetings.
  • AGA Postgraduate Course: AGA Institute’s flagship educational course covering both basic science and clinical topics.
  • DDSEP®: A diverse learning platform that allows you to prepare for the GI board exam, assess your knowledge and keep current on GI advances.
  • AGA University: Your home for in-person meetings, webinars and other educational tools designed to help you stay current with advances in the GI field.

Thrive in the new world of accountable care.

  • Clinical guidelines: Evidence-based recommendations that help guide clinical practice decisions. Also available as a mobile app.
  • AGA GI Patient Center: A collection of patient education materials to enhance patient understanding and the care you provide. Members are listed in the online directory of gastroenterologists and dietitians.
  • AGA’s Clinical Practice Updates: Throughout the year, AGA publishes guidance to help you provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based care for your patients on a variety of gastroenterological conditions, treatments and procedures.
  • RxUniverseTM: Digital toolkit improving patient care and efficiency in the practice of GI and endoscopy.

Save money by taking advantage of special promotions through AGA’s affinity partners.

  • UpToDate® is the online, continuously updated clinical-decision support resource that gastroenterologists trust to for reliable clinical answers. Learn more about the exclusive offer for AGA members.
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Contact AGA member relations at 301-941-2651 or email