NASPGHAN is the only professional society for pediatric gastroenterologists in North America. The Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course provide a forum for participants to become knowledgeable about the latest advances in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition and to learn about, discuss, and debate current topics in clinical applications.
CONNECT with the largest gathering of pediatric gastroenterologists, hepatologists, research scientists and physician nutritionists. This meeting continues to be the premier forum for clinicians, industry and academia to interact. Over 2000 practitioners depend on the NASPGHAN CME activities to update and enhance their knowledge and skills.
THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY to connect with key decision makers and industry leaders. Position your company as a leader in the field - and get the kind of visibility no advertising dollar can buy. Your support demonstrates your commitment to the advancement of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.
THE NASPGHAN 2015 ANNUAL MEETING & POSTGRADUATE COURSE will include unopposed exhibit hours providing the perfect opportunity to showcase products and services. Exhibiting is an excellent way to find new prospects, promote customer relations and test-market new products to the over 1,000 decision makers and customers. The scientific posters are also located in the exhibit area which encourages and facilitates interaction between meeting attendees and representatives from industry.
The membership of NASPGHAN consists of more than 1800 pediatric gastroenterologists, predominantly in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and 8 provinces in Canada.
NASPGHAN strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education. Pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in the care of children with chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, bleeding from the GI tract, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, diseases of the pancreas, poor weight gain and nutritional problems. Pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in gastroesophageal reflux (GER), peptic ulcers, H. pylori, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, Hirschsprung’s disease, cyclic vomiting, polyps, gallstones, hepatitis, biliary atresia, jaundice, pancreatitis, lactose malabsorption, failure to thrive and other common and rare disorders. Most pediatric gastroenterologists perform endoscopy, colonoscopy, esophageal pH probe studies, esophageal and rectal manometry and liver biopsies.