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Nominate your colleague to be spotlighted in GI & Hep News

We’re looking for members with unique careers to be featured as a member spotlight in our newspaper, GI & Hepatology News.
Member spotlight
Member spotlight

Do you know an AGA member with a unique or interesting career? We want to hear their story! Nominate your colleague to be featured as a member spotlight in GI & Hepatology News. Read about some of the incredible members we’ve previously featured below, then email your nominations to [email protected].

GI physician channels humor to incentivize cancer screenings

Shida Haghighat, MD
Humor is something Dr. Haghighat has reached for throughout her life and career, as a gastroenterologist and a stand-up comedian.

Launching an entirely virtual health care GI practice

Russ Arjal, MD, AGAF
Dr. Arjal cofounded Telebelly Health, a virtual care gastroenterology clinic that partners with health systems to offer GI care services throughout the country.

Hepatologist finds purpose as health equity advocate for LGBTQI+

Sonali Paul, MD
As cofounder and an executive board member of Rainbows in Gastro, fighting to promote health care equity in the LGBTQI+ population has been a cornerstone of Dr. Paul’s career.

GI lends itself to multiple career paths, says Boston physician

Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, AGAF
Dr. Leffler advises young physicians to be unafraid of career change. He left his longtime job as an associate professor at Harvard Medical School in 2016 to become a medical director at Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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