Where Gastroenterologists Come to Grow

As the world’s leading educational forum for professionals working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy and GI surgery, DDW offers an unparalleled opportunity to improve your skills as a physician, leading to better patient outcomes.

Over three days of sessions, you’ll receive the latest updates in the field, gain expert insight that you can’t get from a textbook, and leave with useful takeaways that you can implement in your practice.

Customize your DDW experience using DDW Tracks, including a Clinical Practice Track, to filter sessions and ePosters based on topical areas of interest. View the full agenda for the meeting in the DDW Online Planner.

Real-World Applications

At DDW, you'll gain knowledge you can't get from a textbook. Choose from over 300 scientific sessions, presented in a variety of formats and organized into targeted tracks.

Access to Experts

Learn from others' real-life experiences and gain insight into how experts think through challenging patient cases. Select sessions will feature Q&A, and ePoster authors will also be available to answer questions during scheduled times.

Relationship Building

Enhance your professional network by building connections with both familiar and new colleagues. Session chat boxes and curated live chats make it easy to virtually meet people with similar interests.

DDW 2021 Session Highlights

DDW 2021 will feature sessions specifically targeted to clinicians. Below are a few session highlights.

What Your Colleagues Are Saying About DDW


of patient care attendees said they would recommend attending DDW.

 First and foremost, DDW is a source of inspiration and renovation. It has been instrumental in professional and personal growth and in offering a network in the field.

— Esther Torres, MD, DDW attendee

Explore the Education at DDW

DDW Tracks

Customize Your DDW Experience

Search sessions and ePosters by topic or theme using DDW Tracks.

Scope Out the ePosters

Gain access to over 2,000 abstracts through DDW Virtual™ ePosters.

CME Credit & Certificate of Attendance

DDW 2021 will offer CME and MOC. Additional information will be available soon.