Patient Care

It's All About Your Outcomes

At DDW, learning isn’t confined to a lecture hall. It’s woven into every peer-to-peer exchange and dedicated track. A robust, self-driven program lets you take control of your curriculum — and full advantage of education in all its forms. Customize your DDW experience using DDW Tracks, including a Clinical Practice Track, to filter sessions, Posters and ePosters based on topical areas of interest. DDW brings the world of GI health care together so you can bring a world of a difference home to your patients.

Choose how you want to be part of DDW. Attend in person in Washington, D.C. or join us online. 

Had a great time at DDW. Learned a lot as always and engaged with current and new colleagues. Looking forward to next year already!

— Sameer Prakash, DO, DDW attendee

It's a great check on my own practice. I always say the patients I see the first month after DDW get the best care.

—Albert Ross, MD, DDW attendee

One of the best parts about DDW is seeing friends, celebrating accomplishments, and sharing ideas that shape the future of medicine.

—Sanket Patel, MD, DDW attendee

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It's All About Your Knowledge

Engage in sessions that deliver insight into others' real-life experiences, and hear perspectives on the issues that affect your day-to-day.

It's All About Your Discovery

Discuss important scientific works with the authors behind them. Find out what your peers are doing to improve patient care and share your own successes.

It's All About Relationships

DDW is your place to catch up with former colleagues and classmates you haven't seen in a while, reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

DDW 2024 Session Highlights

Check out the list below to see a sampling of DDW sessions that will be held for patient care professionals this year. 

Additional details can be found in the online DDW Preliminary Program.

Session Title Date Time
ASGE Clinical Symposia: Several practical clinical sessions on pertinent topics facing the field will be presented throughout DDW. Sessions include: Toolkit for the Well-Equipped Gastroenterologist, Challenges in Acute Care Colonoscopy: A Case-Based Review, and Endoscopic Challenges in IBD: New Approaches to Visualization and Treatment.
Dates vary
Times vary
AGA Postgraduate Course
Sat, May 18
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Stomach/Bariatric Metabolic Subcommittee — Current Trends in Obesity Management: From Medication to Surgery
Sat, May 18
2–3:30 p.m.
Review of Practice Guidelines
Sat, May 18
4–5:30 p.m.
AGA Clinical Practitioner Zone: Throughout DDW, AGA will feature sessions specifically targeted to clinical practitioners. These "Best of" session topics include steatotic liver disease, chronic pancreatitis, H. pylori and gut brain interaction, with several sessions in the form of debates that present controversies and challenging cases.
Dates vary
Times vary
ASGE Postgraduate Course: Leveraging New Advances to Improve Patient Outcomes
Sun, May 19
7:50 a.m.–5 p.m.
AGA Clinical Science Plenary
Mon, May 20
8–9:30 a.m.
Clinical Practice Workshop
Mon, May 20
2–3:30 p.m.
Changing Practice in the Era of Artificial Intelligence
Mon, May 20
4–5:30 p.m.
Artificial Intelligence in Gastroenterology: Current and Future Applications in Practice and Training
Tues, May 21
2–3:30 p.m.

The Right Meeting for You

It's All About Your Path

Watch this video to learn more about what you can expect out of this year’s meeting.

Scope Out the Poster Hall

Gain access to over 4,400 through the DDW Poster Hall and ePosters site.

Source the Latest Innovations

Discover the latest GI innovations in the Exhibit Hall and online Industry Supporter Directory.