The Next Step in Your Career Starts Here

Come for clinical updates. Leave with valuable skills. DDW is where you’ll access research, information on changes to clinical practice and connections necessary to grow your career — while expanding your capability to improve lives. Whether you’re a medical student, a resident or a GI fellow in training, DDW has what you you need to advance your career. Customize your DDW experience using DDW Tracks, including an Education and Training Track, to filter sessions based on topical areas of interest. 

This year, you choose how you want to be part of DDW. Attend in person in Chicago or join us online. Sponsoring society member trainees, postdoctoral fellows, residents and students can register for free through March 15.

What Your Colleagues Are Saying About DDW

As a medical student, I am more than grateful for this opportunity to interact and learn from world leaders of the GI community.

— Nkengeh Tazinkeng, MD, DDW attendee

Every year I go, every poster I see, every exhibitor I see — I learn something new, whether it's big or small.

— Bilal Asif, MD, DDW attendee

Inspiring, informative, exciting and a little bit overwhelming! So motivated by the passion for science and improving patient care.

— Keith Summa, MD, PhD, DDW attendee

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DDW is the best place to explore all areas of GI and hepatology as a resident. It’s one of the few places residents are allowed to hold endoscopes, and it’s here that I discovered my love for GI.

Abel Joseph, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation 

DDW 2023 Session Highlights

Preview some of the sessions offered at DDW 2023 that may be of interest to you. 

  • Career Planning for APPs
    • Saturday, May 6, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • ASGE Fellows Networking Session
    • Saturday, May 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • SSAT Resident and Fellow Career Workshop
    • Saturday, May 6, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Advancing Clinical Practice: GI-Fellow-Directed Quality-Improvement Projects
    • Sunday, May 7, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Career Options in Hepatology: Engaging Trainees in the Diversity of Career Pathways in Hepatology and Liver Transplant
    • Sunday, May 7, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • AGA Board Review Course
    • Sunday, May 7, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Residents and Fellows Quiz Bowl

Networking is an essential part of any medical meeting. As the go-to meeting for GI professionals, DDW delivers opportunities to connect with leading experts across every facet of the field. We’ve put together a calendar of networking events at the meeting. Check back for updates.

Saturday, May 21, 2022

5:30 p.m.ASGE Fellows Networking Session
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Come to this networking session to meet other fellows and learn how you can leverage the excellent resources ASGE provides, while identifying top tips to navigate your fellowship training!

Sunday, May 22, 2022

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30-7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.

Monday, May 23, 2022

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30-7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.
5:30 p.m.DDW Diversity Reception
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Jointly sponsored by all four societies, this reception will directly follow the DDW Diversity Session and provides a networking opportunity for attendees to gather, discuss relevant issues and learn more about what each society is doing to promote diversity in GI.

Monday, May 24, 2022

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30-7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons (4)
12:30-1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited. Please note these sessions require an additional fee.

  • Ask Questions in Real-Time

    Sessions will feature Q&A and chat boxes to communicate with both speakers and fellow attendees. ePoster authors will be available to answer questions from attendees at scheduled times.

  • Make Lasting Connections

    Curated live chats allow you to meet colleagues with similar interests.

  • Meet with Industry Supporters

    Ask questions, schedule a one-on-one meeting or drop your virtual business card in our Industry Supporter Showcase.​

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DDW Virtual Career Fair

Join the career fair May 25, 2022 from 5–8 p.m. EDT to connect with employers and browse gastroenterology and subspecialty positions.