DDW / Digestive Disease Week ®



Save the date for DDW 2020 and join your colleagues in Chicago where over 14,000 academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees gather for the world’s leading educational forum. Below are a few key events and dates to keep in mind!

Held in Conjunction with DDW 2020
May 3-4, 2020
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL

Course Directors

Prabhleen Chahal, MD, FASGE
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Mouen A. Khashab, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MHES, MSc, FASGE
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

The ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course at DDW, Endoscopy 2020 and beyond: integrating innovation, evidence-based clinical practice and expert opinion, brings together experts from across the globe to present precise, evidence-based and outcomes driven endoscopic management of gastrointestinal and related disorders.

Abstract and Video Submission – (details to come)

ASGE Highlights at DDW 2019

Although DDW 2019 has concluded, you can still stay up-to-date with some of the most noteworthy ASGE highlights and sessions at DDW

ASGE Postgraduate Course: Best Practices and Emerging Paradigms

Did you miss the Postgraduate Course? Now you can get complete access to on-demand, full-course content or specific sessions to view at your convenience! Recorded during the course and available on July 1, 2019. 

Full Course •  Upper GI •  Colon •  Bariatrics •  Pancreas •  Biliary •  Potpourri

DDW 2019 Presidential Plenary Debate

The Presidential Plenary Debate featured Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE debating Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS and Alan N. Barkun, MD, CM, MSC, FASGE with Juergen H. Hochberger, MD, PhD, FASGE. This on-demand content is available June 21, 2019. Free to ASGE members or purchase on GI Leap!

Crystal Awards

ASGE and the ASGE Foundation honored several outstanding gastroenterologists who have contributed to the advancement of GI endoscopy during the annual Crystal Awards dinner. Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD, FASGE, won the Rudolf V. Schindler Award, ASGE’s highest honor. View honorees

Learning Center

The ASGE Learning Center was a standout destination with plenty of interaction and content, including our new Education Bundles, how available to purchase on GI Leap, our online learning platform.


The new ASGE Marketplace was an inviting space to peruse ASGE products and publications. Find more in our online store!

World Cup of Endoscopy

In the ever popular ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy, nearly 100 submissions were narrowed down to the best from 10 countries. Read more about the winners here

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