Committees and Special Interest Groups

Serve on a NASPGHAN Committee...

The Committee Appointment application will aid us in tracking those who are interested, while matching interest, skills sets and maintaining committee diversity. Applications for October 2019 are open now.

Responsibilities of Committee Members

  • Commit the time and effort required
  • Work collaboratively for NASPGHAN
  • Communicate effectively by email
  • Perform committee assignments in a timely fashion
  • Attend committee meetings (semi-annually at NASPGHAN and DDW)
  • Participate on committee conference calls
  • Help develop and execute the committee action plans
  • Be a member in good standing (your dues are paid in full)
  • Have a passion for the mission

Committees and Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

  • Clinical Care and Quality Committee
         Integrative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) (Established 2017)
         Ann Ming Yeh, MD, Palo Alto, CA

        Celiac Special Interest Group (Established 2018)
         Chair: Jocelyn Silvester, MD, Boston, MA
         Chair: Edward Hoffenberg, MD, Aurora, CO
  • IBD Committee
         FMT Special Interest Group (SIG) (Established 2015)
         Chair: Stacy Kahn, MD, Boston, MA
  • International Committee
         Global Health Special Interest Group (SIG) (Established 2016)
         Chair: Suzanna Attia, MD
  • Nutrition Committee
         Intestinal Rehabilitation Special Interest Group (SIG) (Established 2018)
         Co-Chairs: Valeria Cohran, MD, Chicago, IL, and Conrad Cole, MD, MPH, MSc, Cincinnati, OH
  • Pancreas Committee
  • Professional Education Committee
         Medical Education Special Interest Group (SIG) (Establsihed 2014)
         Chair: Alan Leichtner, MD, Boston, MA and Vice-Chair: Melanie Greifer, MD, New York, NY