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The best of times and the worst of times: Sustaining the future of academic GI
Date:2/1/2008

Bethesda, MD (Feb. 1, 2008) Academic gastroenterology divisions face severe challenges from political and economic influences. These divisions must adapt to changing health care needs in order to successfully maintain their research and educational missions, according to a report released by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institutes Future Trends Committee. The report, The Best of Times and the Worst of Times: Sustaining the Future of Academic Gastroenterology in the United States, was developed from a consensus conference held in March 2007 and published in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the AGA Institute.

The AGA Institute convened the conference to address the challenges faced by the academic gastroenterology (GI) community, including political and economic pressures causing financial hardship, workforce shortages, and erosion of research and teaching support. It focused on exploring the nature of these challenges and approaches that will help to ensure these divisions can continue to pursue their research and educational missions in the coming years.

While academic GI divisions train the majority of GI specialists in the U.S., these divisions are challenged by increasing service demands, decreasing revenues, difficulty recruiting and retaining faculty, and changing needs of fellows.

Academic GI divisions play an extremely important role in moving the field forward, but their ability to meet their educational and research missions is increasingly challenged by many political and economic factors, according to Timothy C. Wang, MD, AGAF, chair of the AGA Institute Future Trends Committee and Chief, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University. GI divisions will need to adapt to the changing nature of the health care economy and capitalize on those changes to maximize their future success, aided in part by the leadership of the AGA Institute.

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Contact: Aimee Frank
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