Trainees in North America

Trainees in North America

Membership is open to any resident, fellow or trainee residing in North America (U.S., Canada, or Mexico) who has completed at least two years of postdoctoral training in internal medicine or a closely related specialty area and who is continuing formal training in gastroenterology; or any scientist, researcher or student with a post baccalaureate degree who is pursuing a full-time postgraduate degree or program of study concentrating on gastroenterology.

Free | $95

Annual Dues

Free first year
$95 remaining years of fellowship

Application Fee: Free

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 Young Delegates: A group of engaged GIs gaining experience through work on short-term AGA initiatives.
  • AGA Community: a private, member-only forum, directory and resource library.
  • Section affiliations: Thirteen special interest groups. AGA members can join up to six.
  • Academy of Educators: The home for educators within AGA.
  • Social media: Interact with AGA through a variety of social networks.
  • AGA website: Access members-only resources and stay connected all day, every day.

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.
  • 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 Postgraduate Course: AGA Institute’s flagship educational course covering both basic science and clinical topics.
  • AGA Gastroenterology Training Examination: Educational assessment tool designed to measure the progress of training and promote continuous improvement.
  • 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 and earn MOC/CME.

Advance your career with a variety of professional development opportunities.

  • Publish with AGA: Submit your research for publication in AGA’s premier journals and your abstracts for consideration for presentation at DDW. AGA members also save on publication fees for AGA’s digital journal, Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH).
  • Research and Travel Awards: Find nearly $2.5 million in research funding to encourage basic, clinical and translational discovery in GI and hepatology.
  • AGA Institute’s premier online career center to fill or find a position.

Prepare for your future in gastroenterology.


Gain a voice on Capitol Hill with AGA advocacy and the AGA PAC.

  • Mission: Work closely with government and regulatory agencies to ensure the needs of GIs are being met.
  • AGA PAC: The only political action committee supported by a national gastroenterology society.

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.


Join AGA and save

GI & Hepatology News-$230
AGA Postgraduate Course-$410
 Total Savings: $2,258

Journal prices are 2021 rates.

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