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Our lawmakers want to hear from us

Legislators are interested in hearing what gastroenterologists have to say about health and patient care.

During the Alliance of Specialty Medicine Annual fly in, Simon C. Mathews, MD, member, AGA Government Affairs Committee, gastroenterologist, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Rotonya Carr, MD, member, AGA Government Affairs Committee; assistant professor of medicine, division of gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia; and Avinash G. Ketwaroo, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, heard repeatedly from lawmakers about the importance of gastroenterologists getting involved in the legislative process. Read about their experiences and join the conversation about your experiences in working with federal legislators.


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