Bethesda, MD (March 23, 2022) – The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has selected 18 distinguished early career gastroenterologists and hepatologists for its 2022-2023 class of AGA Future Leaders. The 18-month program cultivates effective leadership skills for professional advancement in AGA and within the field of digestive diseases.
“Each of the 18 early career members selected for the 2022-2023 Future Leaders Program has talent, skills, leadership ambition and a passion for advancing our field,” said John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF, AGA Institute President. “Through mentoring, leadership training and networking, we look forward to helping to advance the careers of these rising stars in gastroenterology.”
AGA Future Leaders Class of 2022-2023
- Jordan Axelrad, MD, MPH, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
- Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
- Elisa Katherine Boden, MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University
- Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, MS, FACG, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
- Renumathy Dhanasekaran, MD, Stanford University
- Luke J. Engelking, MD, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
- Phil Hart, MD, The Ohio State University
- Patrick Hickey, DO, Lehigh Valley Health Network
- Maia Kayal, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Leila Kia, MD, Northwestern University
- Joanna Melia, MD, John Hopkins School of Medicine
- Amit Patel, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
- Sonali Paul, MD, MS, University of Chicago Medicine
- Nicole Rich, MD, MSCS, UT Southwestern Medical Center
- Shazia Siddique, MD, MSHP, University of Pennsylvania
- Pooja Singhal, MD, FACG, DABOM, SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital
- Matthew Whitson, MD, MSEd, Hofstra-Northwell
- Kelley Yan, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center
The AGA Future Leaders Program starts with the joint AGA Future Leaders/FORWARD program kick-off April 2-3, 2022, in Bethesda, MD, and goes through Digestive Disease Week® 2023. Throughout the program, participants will work with AGA mentors on projects linked to their career development and strategic priorities addressing the future of the field.
Learn more about the AGA Future Leaders program.
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