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Last call to apply: Investing in the Future program

Apply by Dec. 31 to participate in a special program at DDW® 2022.
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Only one week left to apply for the AGA Institute Investing in the Future: Advancing Diversity in GI program. We’re looking for third-year residents and first-year fellows from underrepresented backgrounds to participate in a special agenda at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2022. Applications are due Dec. 31, 2021.

  • Review eligibility

    Physicians and scientists from underrepresented populations, as defined by the NIH, who are interested in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A member of an underrepresented population, and a GI fellow or medical resident.
  • Currently enrolled in an academic institution as a third-year medical resident or first-year GI fellow, and possess an advanced degree, such as MD, PhD, DVM, DO.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or individual lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of award selection.
  • Gather required documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Your CV (PDF)
  • Endorsement by your internal medicine or gastroenterology program director
  • A statement of interest
  • Complete the application

    Completed applications with supported documentation must be submitted by Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. Applicants and their training directors will be notified of their application status mid-March 2022.

This program is supported by unrestricted grants from AbbVie, Inc. and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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