Annual Event

Family Resources
2014 NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation Medical Student Mentored Summer Research Program

Purpose: To develop a program at multiple sites throughout the U.S. and Canada through which medical students can have 10-week research experiences under the mentorship of basic or clinical scientists with a research focus in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition.

NASPGHAN MOC Part IV Modules Now Available

The NASPGHAN MOC Task Force is pleased to announce that we now can provide members with resources that will meet the requisite 40 MOC Part IV credits for each 5-year cycle. For your own specific requirements, please refer to your individual American Board of Pediatrics MOC portfolio.

Resources to be provided include quality improvement and practice performance projects that will qualify for MOC Part IV credits and be relevant to the practicing pediatric gastroenterologist. The charge is $250 for participation in any or all of the 4 modules, which include Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Informed Consent, and Failure to Thrive.

2014 Call for Nominations

Shwachman and Distinguished Service Awards
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Nominations for the Shwachman Award and Distinguished Service Award will be accepted from members of NASPGHAN annually by written submissions provided by e-mail to the NASPGHAN National Office.
Nomination Form


NASPGHAN leaders with the guidance of the Advocacy Committee address issues relating to clinical practice, research and other areas of interest to pediatric gastroenterologists in practice and academic environments.
"Understanding Industry-Physician Transparency Requirements (Sunshine Act)" This three-part podcast series is intended to provide a basic understanding of the law, which requires transparency of relationships between physicians and industry.
  Episode 1 - General Overview of What the Law Requires
  Epidode 2 - What is Considered Reportable?
  Episode 3 - How to Monitor Reporting Accuracy
Access on iTunes

Guidance for Clinical Investigators, Sponsors, and IRBs: Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs) — Determining Whether Human Research Studies Can Be Conducted Without an IND
Letter to Janet Woodcock, FDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and Reseatch

   NASPGHAN/NASPGHAN Foundation on Line CME

  Podcast - Enteral Nutrition as Primary Therapy for Crohn’s Disease – Making it Happen for Pediatric Patients

Please join NASPGHAN and the NASPGHAN Foundation for a five-part CME podcast series on Enteral Nutrition as Primary Therapy for Crohn’s Disease. The program will review two different approaches at two different institutions using exclusive enteral nutrition and modified enteral nutrition for the induction of remission in pediatric Crohn’s disease (CD).

NASPGHAN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™. To receive credit, you must review all 5 podcasts in the series and complete the activity posttest and evaluation.

Earn CME credit by reading JPGN articles

April 2014

Autoantibody and Human Leukocyte Antigen Profiles in Children With Autoimmune Liver Disease and Their First-Degree Relatives
JPGN Volume 58, Number 4 April 2014

Effect of Propofol on Anal Sphincter Pressure During Anorectal Manometry
JPGN Volume 58, Number 4, April 2014

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Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation
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