To advance the investigation of the digestive tract in wellbeing and malady the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) was established in 1962 .The Association is based on expansive standards and incorporates people of various orders (doctors, specialists, paediatricians, radiologists, essential researchers). Today, the Association involves more than 1,100 individuals. The association was founded by Dr. Richard D. Mckenna. CAG has been a prominent organization for almost 54 years now. Presently, David Armstrong is the serving president of CAG. The board of directors include President, president elect, past president, VP Secretary and VP Treasurer. CAG individuals are effectively required in examination, instruction and patient consideration in every aspect of digestive wellbeing and infection, adding to the monetary and social strength of all Canadians.
Canadian Digestive Diseases Week (CDDW) is the yearly scientific conference, which features the noted Richard D Mckenna memorial lecture, Symposia to address various basic and clinical science issue. Interactive sessions with eminent in the field. Trainee programmes are also offered at the conference. The Association additionally gives various web seminars with restorative instruction open doors. Since 2001 the CAG has been an endorsed supplier of certify gastroenterological training as provided by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. It also provides CME credit for its programmes.
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the official monthly peer-looked into medical journal covering all parts of gastroenterology and liver malady. The journal was established in 1987. The CAG gives proficient gastroenterological instruction and financing open doors for gastrointestinal wellbeing and illness exploration, and all the more as of late, has upheld for enhanced opportuneness and nature of digestive social insurance for Canadians.
In April 2007, the CAG was one of five restorative associations welcomed to join the Wait Time Alliance for Timely Access to Health Care due to the Practice a review in Gasteroenterology (PAGE) system developed by CAG. CAGF, McKenna lecturer Award & Distinguished service award are the Awards Conferred on the excellent researchers and academicians in the field.Read More»