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Released on Oct 7, 2020

ASGE Congratulates Members for Professional Appointments



President of CAG  - Kevin Waschke, MD, CM, FRCPC, FASGE

ASGE congratulates Kevin Waschke, MD, CM, FRCPC, FASGE on his appointment as the 2020-2022 President of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG). Dr Waschke is currently chair of ASGE’s eLearning Committee and is Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasonography at McGill University Health Center. His clinical activities include EUS, ERCP, therapeutic endoscopy and general gastroenterology. He is an active clinical teacher, with a particular interest in endoscopy training.

President-elect of NASPGHAN - Jenifer R. Lightdale, MD, MPH, FASGE, AGAF, FAAP, NASPGHAN-F 

ASGE extends its warmest congratulations to Jenifer R. Lightdale, MD, MPH, FASGE, AGAF, FAAP, NASPGHAN-F, who has just been elected to the position of President-elect of North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN). Her term begins in November and she will assume the Presidency in two years.
Dr Lightdale is the Chair of ASGE’s GIE Editorial Board and a member of the Publications Committee. She is the current Division Chief, Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School.