Alpha 1 Association – Organization which attempts to identify those affected by alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and to improve their quality of their lives through support, education, advocacy and research.
American Board of Internal Medicine – Includes information on certification, examinations, policies, and publications of the ABIM subspecialties (eg. internal medicine, gastroenterology).
American College of Gastroenterology – Organization involved in study and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. The College promotes medical education and attempts to meet the needs of clinical gastroenterology practitioners.
CCFA: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – American organization focused on improving the quality of life of people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through research. Provides information for both physicians and patients.
Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver – Represents a multidisciplinary group of doctors, scientists and health care providers whose expertise focuses on the liver. Committed to improving quality of health care, support education, promote research, and provide a forum for research.
International Liver Transplantation Society – Organization focused on promoting education and research by disseminating and exchanging information related to liver transplantation within the medical community, as well as to the public
OMED: World Organization for Digestive Endoscopy – International organization which participates in promotion of the study and advancement of gastrointestinal endoscopy and works to establish standards of practice and training in endoscopy.
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract – The objectives of the society are to stimulate and foster the development of surgical techniques with a focus on diseases of the alimentary tract. Includes practice guidelines for a few digestive diseases.
World Organisation of Gastroenterology – Organization with focus on development of gastroenterology worldwide by supporting interaction between affiliated gastroenterological associations and by supporting research, education and ethics.