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High-powered magnets ingested

Take Action to Support New Magnet Safety Standard

Your help is needed to protect children from dangerous high-powered magnets. The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are jointly calling upon their members to voice support for a new safety standard for high-powered magnets recently proposed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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Women's History Month

NASPGHAN Celebrates Women’s History Month

According to our 2021 member survey, 56% of NASPGHAN members self-identified as female. NASPGHAN is proud to celebrate the continued contributions made by our female members who have been both pivotal to the success and growth of this society as well as more globally to the fields of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology! Recognized as an

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Asian Pan Pacific Society

NASPGHAN APPSPGHAN Joint Webinar, March 11

Pediatric Liver Transplantation: The East and West Perspectives March 11 8PM ET Chairs: Benjamin Gold, MD Suporn Treepongkaruna, MD Moderators: Winita Hardikar, PhD Mercedes Martinez, MD Concepts and Challenges in Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplantation Professor Mureo Kasahara Professor Jaimie Nathan Management Outcomes of Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Current Status and Future Perspectives Professor Kyung Mo

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NASPGHAN Celebrates Dr. Eric Sibley During Black History Month

To recognize Black History Month, we want to highlight a member of NASPGHAN who has made a significant impact on our field. Eric Sibley, MD, Phd is currently a Professor with tenure at Stanford University. In addition to conducting research aimed at defining molecular mechanisms of intestinal development, Dr. Sibley held several leadership positions in

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NEW WEBINAR: Pediatric Multidisciplinary Aerodigestive Care

Pediatric Multidisciplinary Aerodigestive Care: The Role of the Gastroenterologist in the Management of Aerodigestive Symptomatology March 9 8PM ET CME and MOC Part II offered This webinar is an extension of the recent NASPGHAN symposium on multidisciplinary aerodigestive care and will focus on the outcome and economic benefits of an aerodigestive program and the contribution

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ON DEMAND EGIDs: Beyond the Esophagus

Supported by an educational grant from Allakos, EGIDs: Beyond the Esophagus brings to light the latest on non-EoE EGID, including the signs and symptoms; the criteria to make a diagnosis; what options exist for therapy, and the potential mechanisms of disease.  Register today!

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NASPGHAN Foundation Annual Report

We are proud to present the biennial report of the NASPGHAN Foundation and am thankful for the effort and dedication of so many who have kept us on solid ground through these difficult two years. We hope you will take the time to read through the report which outlines the many accomplishments of the Foundation

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New Research Opportunity

The NASPGHAN Foundation is offering a new research grant opportunity. The new grant, NASPGHAN Foundation/Alcresta Research Award for the Study of Pancreatic Disease in Children for Pediatric GI Fellows and Junior Faculty, will be available in 2022. This award will provide $75,000 annually for studies focused on improving patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical

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NEW! December Webinars

EGIDs: Beyond the Esophagus December 1, 2021 8PM ET Supported by an educational grant from Allakos This webinar will bring to light the latest on non-EoE EGID, including the signs and symptoms; the criteria to make a diagnosis; what options exist for therapy, and the potential mechanisms of disease. Practical Tips in the Nutritional Management

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Join us live on October 15 at 8PM ET to hear a discussion on the East and West perspectives on neonatal cholestasis and a debate on the statement “all children who have a positive urea breath test should receive H. pylori eradication therapy”.  Learn more and register here!

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The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports