The ASGE Golden Scope

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CONGRATULATIONS AND BRAVO to the Top 3 Winners of ASGE's 2023 Golden Scope!

1st Place Winner

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Team Captain: Gabrielle Ritaccio (1st Year Fellow)
Teammates: Ryan Balko (2nd Year Fellow) and Alicia Muratore (1st Year Fellow)

2nd Place Winner

Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Team Captain: Sameer Khan (1st Year Fellow)
Teammates: Kavin Kanthasamy (2nd Year Fellow) and Divya Rayapati (1st Year Fellow)

3rd Place Winner

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
Saudi Arabia
Team Captain: Ibrahim Alomer (2nd Year Fellow)
Teammates: Asma Alnajjar (2nd Year Fellow) and Hind Almuhaya (1st Year Fellow)


The top three teams received the following cash prizes that the program’s training director can distribute as they see fit:

  • 1st Place – $5,000
  • 2nd Place – $2,500
  • 3rd Place – $1,250

In addition, the members of every semi-final team and their training director received unlimited and complimentary access to ASGE’s online learning platform, GI Leap, for one year.  

Plus, the members of every semi-final team received a stipend to cover their airfare and other transportation costs, including lodging for two nights at the Marriott Suites Downers Grove.


Contact Michelle Thomas at with questions about ASGE’s 2023 Golden Scope competition.