Released on Dec 6, 2021

GIE: Editor Search

  1. Submission of initial interest application due January 28, 2022
  2. Applicants notified to submit Full Application by February 17, 2022
  3. Full Applications due March 17,2022
  4. Zoom Interviews April - May, 2022
  5. Notifications by July 2022

Invitation for applications


The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) announces the search for its next Editor-in-Chief of its flagship publication, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, GIE®With a 2020 Impact Factor of 9.427, GIE reviews and selects the best articles pertaining not just directly to endoscopy, but also studying conditions broadly relevant to the gastrointestinal and hepatology community, where endoscopy is a part of the diagnostic and therapeutic treatments in clinical areas of inflammatory bowel disease, functional GI diseases, and obesity.

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE, the current editor, will complete his term on December 31, 2022. There will be a four-month overlap period with the new Editor, starting September 1, 2022. Editors of GIE serve one, five-year term. The editor recommendation is confirmed by the ASGE Governing Board.

Submission of Interest to Apply

 

If you intend to apply, please submit the following to the journal's senior managing editor, Stephanie Kinnan, Downers Grove, Illinois, United States skinnan@asge.org. Applications must be received by January 28, 2022, and should include the following items:

  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • No more than a 1-page statement articulating your interest in the position. This should include a brief vision for continuing the growth of GIE’s prestige, impact factor, global leadership, and acceleration of its reputation.
  • Conflict of interest disclosure.

*IMPORTANT NOTE:  A review of your initial materials will be conducted, and candidates will be notified who the review group is most interested in submitting a full application.

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About Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures allow the gastroenterologist to visually inspect the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach and duodenum) and the lower bowel (colon and rectum) through an endoscope, a thin, flexible device with a lighted end and a powerful lens system. Endoscopy has been a major advance in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. For example, the use of endoscopes allows the detection of ulcers, cancers, polyps and sites of internal bleeding. Through endoscopy, tissue samples (biopsies) may be obtained, areas of blockage can be opened and active bleeding can be stopped. Polyps in the colon can be removed, which has been shown to prevent colon cancer.

About the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Since its founding in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE, with almost 15,000 members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education. Visit Asge.org and ValueOfColonoscopy.org for more information and to find a qualified doctor in your area.

 

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