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NASPGHAN CHILD NUTRITION AND HEALTH EQUITY WHITE HOUSE CHALLENGE AWARD Submission Deadline: October 1, 2024 Submit Now DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVE The NASPGHAN Child Nutrition and Health Equity White House Challenge Award is part of NASPGHAN’s commitment to the White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities. This 18-month award will support innovative, bold

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How to Introduce New Technology to Your Pediatric Practice

LIVE WEBINAR July 17, 2024 8PM ET Pediatric gastroenterologists are frequent users of technology, but most practitioners use existing offerings provided to them by the hospital. This webinar will provide an understanding of the process to evaluate new technology, describe the basics of developing a business plan, explain the concept of healthcare value in evaluating

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Single Topic Symposium

Submission Site Open: June 20, 2024 Submission Deadline: July 31, 2024 The goal of NASPGHAN Single Topic Symposia (STS) is to bring together a wide range of experts in a particular field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition in order to share their work, create synergy and collaboration, advance research, and provide an educational platform

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NEW WEBINAR! The Impact of Patient Provider Relationships, Family Dynamics and an Integrative Therapeutic Approach on Clinical Outcomes in FAPDs

June 18 8PM ET Children diagnosed with FAPDs are more likely to have decreased quality of life and to develop psychiatric or psychological comorbidities. Vital to the clinical success of the patient is both the patient and the family’s understanding and belief in the diagnosis. This webinar will bring you a detailed discussion on the importance

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Grant Orientation Webinar ON DEMAND

As grant submission deadlines draw closer, visit LearnOnLine to get answers to your most frequently asked questions, and learn how to apply for one of the numerous NASPGHAN Foundation grants available in 2024! Join the co-chairs of the NASPGHAN Grants Subcommittee of the Research Committee for an informative session on “how to apply” to the

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NASPGHAN Celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, NASPGHAN would like to pay tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Dr. Emanuel Lebenthal, a pioneering figure in pediatric gastroenterology whose clinical and investigative work has touched the lives of countless children worldwide. As memorialized on the NASPGHAN Timeline, Dr. Lebenthal was the founding editor of

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Maria Mascarenhas, MBBS

NASPGHAN Celebrates Maria Mascarenhas, MBBS

To recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, NASPGHAN would like to highlight Dr. Maria Mascarenhas, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Nutrition and Integrative Medicine expert.  Maria was born in Bangalore, India. After finishing medical school at St John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India, she moved to the US for a pediatric internship at Downstate Medical Center

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Pediatric Esophageal Dysphagia Webinar


Emerging Trends in Pediatric Esophageal Dysphagia There are multiple causes for esophageal dysphagia in children – some are congenital while others are acquired – and addressing swallowing issues in pediatric patients requires a comprehensive approach. It is vital for providers to understand the clinical presentations associated with these conditions. Join Emerging Trends in Pediatric Esophageal Dysphagia to

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