May Issue of AJG Features Colonoscopy Quality and Bowel Prep, CME on Social Media

The May issue of AJG features new clinical science and reviews, including bowel prep recommendations for physicians, longer withdrawal times for screening colonoscopy, the use of social media for continuing medical education, and tofacitinib de-escalation and re-escalation for ulcerative colitis.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Updates Annual Conference with New In-Person Venue, Hybrid Format, Expert-Led Sessions, Highlighted Research Perspectives, and Small-Group Conversations

NCCN 2023 Annual Conference featuring more than a thousand worldwide oncology professionals will present new research findings, latest NCCN Guidelines updates, and best practices for achieving quality cancer care delivery, in Orlando and online March 31—April 2, 2023. Visit for more.

NCCN Annual Congress on Hematologic Malignancies™ Returns to In-Person October 14–15, 2022 in New York City

The 2022 NCCN Annual Congress on Hematologic Malignancies™ (#NCCNhem22) is taking place Friday, October 14–Saturday, October 15, 2022 in New York City. All live sessions will also stream remotely through a virtual event platform.

UC Davis offers free online course to help health care providers reduce gun violence

The BulletPoints Project at UC Davis Health has launched a free online course to help health care providers and others reduce gun violence. The hour-long training teaches clinicians how to identify at-risk patients and how to intervene according to the type and level of risk of firearm violence. Health care providers who complete the course can receive one hour of Continuing Medical Education (CME) through the California Medical Association or Continuing Education (CE) credits through the American Psychological Association.

Journal of Experimental Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Collaborate on New CME opportunities

Journal of Experimental Medicine is now presenting opportunities to engage in Continuing Medical Education (CME) in collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Each Journal-Based CME activity consists of a full-text article that is free to read, a multiple-choice question test, and an evaluation/self-assessment.

New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology’s 85th Annual Scientific Meeting

More than 7,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals so far will convene virtually for the premier clinical gastroenterology event—the American College of Gastroenterology’s 85th Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course (Virtual ACG 2020)—to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases, and clinical practice management.

NCCN Meeting on Blood Cancers Will Be Virtual for the First Time

The NCCN Virtual Nursing Forum and Annual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies (#NCCNhem2020) will provide the latest evidence and expert consensus on emerging practices and debates in blood cancer treatment, online October 8-10.

American Society of Anesthesiologists Receives Prestigious ‘Accreditation with Commendation’ for Continuing Medical Education Program

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has received the prestigious “Accreditation with Commendation” designation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in recognition of ASA’s high quality continuing medical education (CME) program. Of the applicants eligible to apply for “commendation,” approximately 10% receive the designation.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference Sessions Now Free Online

The NCCN 2020 Annual Conference (#NCCN2020) providing the latest updates on cancer treatment recommendations was initially postponed due to COVID-19. The CE-accredited sessions are now available as online webinars.