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Membership is open to persons who have one of the following degrees or certifications: BA or BS and are enrolled in medical school or PhD candidates. Applicant must include an attestation from the dean of students, medical director or another appropriate certifying office.

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

  • GI & Hepatology News: Official newspaper of the AGA Institute providing commentary about clinical developments and the impact of health care policy.
  • AGA eDigest: Weekly e-newsletter covering important topics and news from the AGA Institute.
  • The New Gastroenterologist: A quarterly supplement to GI & Hepatology News that focuses on the needs of early career GIs.
  • Today in Medicine: Daily news feed featuring the day’s top headlines.

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

  • AGA Community: A private, members-only forum, directory and resource library.
  • Section affiliations: Thirteen special interest groups. AGA members can join up to six.
  • Social media: Interact with AGA through a variety of social networks.
  • AGA website: Access members-only resources and stay connected all day, every day.

Advance your career with professional development opportunities.

  • Research and Travel Awards: Find nearly $2.5 million in research funding to encourage basic, clinical and translational discovery in GI and hepatology.
  • 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.

Supplement your education and prepare for a future in gastroenterology.