Physician Gastroenterology Resources

Gastroenterology Organizations

We have compiled a directory of gastroenterology-related organizations and links you may find helpful.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
4700 West Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: 847‑375‑4712
Fax: 847‑375‑6475
The AAHPM is an organization of physicians and other medical professionals dedicated to expanding access for patients and their families to high-quality palliative care and advancing the discipline of hospice and palliative medicine.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
1001 North Fairfax Street
Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703‑299‑9766
Fax: 703‑299‑9622
AASLD allows you to find out about upcoming meetings and events of interest, access practice guidelines, access journals and the association’s newsletter, and read about important drug alerts and comments on proposed National Institutes of Health (NIH) changes.

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
PO Box 342260
Bethesda, MD 20827-2260
Phone: 301‑263‑9000
ACG provides information about its upcoming meetings and courses and offers access to its publications. It also offers information on research grants and awards and ACG national affairs, as well as legislative updates, clinical updates, and patient education brochures.

American College of Nutrition (ACN)
300 S. Duncan Avenue
Suite 225
Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone: 727‑446‑6086
Fax: 727‑446‑6202
ACN provides information on their annual meeting and includes links to the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

American College of Physicians (ACP)
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572
Phone: 215‑351‑2400 or 800‑523‑1546
ACP provides information on patient care, journals, news and updates, advocacy, education, and links to local ACP chapters.

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
633 N. Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611-3211
Phone: 312‑202‑5000 or 800‑621‑4111
Fax: 312‑202‑5001
ACS provides links to all their programs and activities, publications, legislative action, meetings, and events.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 312‑899‑0040 or 800‑877‑1600
AND offers patient resources on nutrition, such as fact sheets and healthy lifestyle tips, information on meetings and events, and updates on legislative and regulatory issues.

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301‑654‑2055
Fax: 301‑654‑5920
AGA lists association meetings and events and provides links to the journal, AGA news, and public policy issues. Users can conduct a career search and visit the practice management area for useful advice for managing your practice.

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA)
341 North Maitland Avenue
Suite 130
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407‑647‑8839
Fax: 407‑629‑2502
AHPBA provides information about its upcoming meetings and a link to its journal. Users can also access a newsletter and view a list of related links.

American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG)
Nature Publishing Group
75 Varick Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10013-1917
Phone: 212‑726‑9200
Fax: 212‑696‑9006
The official journal of the ACG presents the latest clinical information in the field of gastroenterology, including original research, case reports, and papers presented before the annual convention.

American Medical Association (AMA)
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312‑464‑5000 or 800‑621‑8335
AMA offers an online bookstore and links to association journals, clinical practice tools, medical education resources, news and events, and policy and advocacy information.

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
85 W. Algonquin Road
Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: 847‑290‑9184
Fax: 847‑290‑9203
ASCRS provides resources for physicians regarding educational opportunities and research foundation information, and offers patients links to information on colorectal conditions.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
1520 Kensington Road
Suite 202
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630‑573‑0600 or 866‑353‑ASGE (2743)
Fax: 630‑573‑0691
ASGE offers information on the latest endoscopic techniques, includes a list of meetings and events, and provides links to the online journal and news.

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
8630 Fenton Street
Suite 412
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301‑587‑6315
Fax: 301‑587‑2365
ASPEN offers information on research programs, upcoming events, legislation and public policy, employment opportunities, and product searches. The site also offers links to society publications.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 800‑232‑4636
CDC features information on health topics from A to Z. Visitors can review CDC publications, place orders for various brochures, access CDC data and statistics, research funding opportunities, view a calendar of events, and read current health news.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
386 Park Avenue South
17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 800‑932‑2423
Fax: 212‑779‑4098
CCFA provides news updates and contains a reading room on various inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) issues. Users can download educational brochures for their patients, research clinical trials, and find out about meetings/events/programs and legislative news.

3300 North Central Avenue
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 480‑990‑1101
EndoNurse is a publication dedicated to endoscopy professionals. The website provides information about endoscopy procedures, webinars, and a buyer’s guide for endoscopy equipment.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
US Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 888‑INFO‑FDA [888‑463‑6332]
The FDA provides information about the foods, drugs, medical devices, and such that the FDA regulates. Users can access news on safety alerts, product approvals, and information on clinical trials. This site also allows online reporting of problems with medical products.

Foundation for Clinical Research in IBD
c/o Harris Baio & McCullough
520 South Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Foundation for Clinical Research in IBD has provided support to the professional community for many years to encourage and enable continued clinical research into IBD and its treatments.

Elsevier, Inc
360 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212‑989‑5800
Fax: 212‑633‑3990
The official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association delivers up-to-date, authoritative, clinically oriented coverage of all areas of gastroenterology.

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The official journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on endoscopic procedures used in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive diseases. For subscription information, contact Elsevier, Inc, by phone: 800-654-2452.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
Phone: 781‑388‑8598 or 800‑835‑6770
Hepatology is the premier publication for hepatologists concerning all aspects of liver structure, function, and disease.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
One Penn Center West
Suite 229
Pittsburgh, PA 15276
Phone: 412‑787‑9301
HPNA is the nation’s largest and oldest professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in hospice and palliative nursing care.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076
Phone: 414‑964‑1799 or 888‑964‑2001
Fax: 414‑964‑7176
IFFGD provides a publications library, newsletters and brochures for patients, advocacy information, research, and awards.

Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing
City of Hope
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010
The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing is a professional, peer-reviewed journal for nurses in hospice and palliative care settings.

Journal of Palliative Medicine
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc Publishers
140 Huguenot Street
3rd Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: 914‑740‑2100 or 800‑654‑3237
Fax: 914‑740‑2101
The Journal of Palliative Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal covering medical, psychosocial, policy, and legal issues in end-of-life care and relief of suffering for patients with intractable pain.

WebMD Corporate Headquarters
111 8th Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212‑624‑3700
Medscape offers free CME. The gastroenterology specialty page contains GI news, GI images, conference coverage, and more.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3570
Phone: 800‑891‑5389
Fax: 703‑738‑4929
The NDDIC provides telephone access for response to inquiries and holds a database of reference materials. Users can download, free of charge, publications on specific digestive diseases (eg fact sheets and brochures).

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
1731 King Street
Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703‑837‑1500 or 800‑658‑8898
Fax: 703‑837‑1233
The NHPCO is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)
Building 31, Room 9A06
31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone: 301‑496‑3583
NIDDK offers information on conferences and workshops, news, general health, research funding opportunities, clinical trials, and reports to Congress.

National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Phone: 301‑594‑5983 or 888‑346‑3656
Fax: 301‑402‑1384
This site provides access to Medline, a database of over 18 million references to articles published in more than 5400 biomedical journals. It also provides a link to Medline Plus, a comprehensive health resource, which organizes health information on the Internet. You can access information on general library services, research programs, clinical trials, announcements, and hot news topics.

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
PO Box 6
Flourtown, PA 19031
Phone: 215‑233‑0808
Fax: 215‑233‑3918
NASPGHAN features information about public policy initiatives, professional education, professional links, meetings and events, and research opportunities.

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
11300 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310‑437‑0544
Fax: 310‑437‑0585
SAGES allows you to access physician guidelines and standards, view upcoming meetings and events, and view SAGES’s educational course listings, video library, and more.

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc (SGNA)
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-4267
Phone: 312‑321‑5165 or 800‑245‑7462
Fax: 312‑673‑6694
SGNA provides an opportunity for users to search for a job or post a resume. Members can access various publications and professional resources, earn CME credits, participate in a discussion forum, and gather information on upcoming meetings and events.

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
7330 S.W. 62nd Place
Suite 410
Miami, FL 33143-4825
Phone: 305‑665‑9959 or 800‑446‑2659
Fax: 305‑667‑4123
SLS allows you to find information on conferences and delegations, publications, and programs for medical residents. Users can tour a virtual exhibit hall of vendors, find information on manufacturers, get answers to FAQs, and browse a list of related sites.

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