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Propel your academic research opportunities with AGA FORWARD

AGA seeks 10 trainees and early career GIs from underrepresented backgrounds for the next AGA FORWARD Program cohort.
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The Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity (FORWARD) Program is now accepting applications for its 2023-2025 cohort. The FORWARD program supports and facilitates a unique pathway for physician-scientists from underrepresented populations to advance their careers and make a meaningful impact as leaders within AGA and in academic medicine. Here’s how the AGA FORWARD program creates a supportive environment that fosters career advancement, leadership development and a growing community:

  • Learn important skills critical for a successful research career, expert grant writing training and coaching from esteemed GI mentors.

  • Connect with a community of GI leaders through one-on-one mentorship and near-peer mentors in medicine from underrepresented populations.

  • Develop leadership skills vital to directing your lab, your institution, the field and AGA, partnering with an executive coach to assess, identify and work on key strengths and areas of improvement.

Embark on a transformative journey towards a successful and fulfilling career in academic medicine.

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