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CDDW™ 2023


Save the dates and stay tuned for more info!


Gastroenterology Residents-in-Training (GRIT): February 28 - March 2, 2023


Research Topics in GI Disease Meeting: March 1-2, 2023


Scholars' Program: March 1-2, 2023


CDDW™ 2022 Recordings


Session recordings are available on-demand to all delegates until August 31, 2022.


To view accredited session recordings from MARCH 5-6 and APRIL 23, enter Education Hall. Unaccredited Gastro Expo session recordings are also available in Networking Hall.


To access, you will be prompted to enter the email used with your CDDW™ registration to access the recordings. Only sessions that were approved to be recorded will be posted.



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Canadian Digestive Diseases Week™ (CDDW™) is Canada's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, GI endoscopy, hepatology and related fields. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the CDDW™ program offers something for you! 



  • Richard D McKenna Memorial Lecture

  • Named after the founder of the Association, this prestigious lecture features an international leader in the area.

  • Postgraduate Course: Advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Intended to bring clinicians up-to-date with advancements in selected areas.

  • Symposia

  • Address a variety of basic and clinical science topics.

  • Breakfast with the Experts & Small Group Sessions

  • Offer interactive time with leaders in the field in a small group learning format.

  • Research Excellence & Young Investigator Award Lectures

  • Honours – respectively - an outstanding Canadian researcher, and basic or clinical science contributions to gastroenterology from a younger Association member (under 45 years of age or within seven years of first academic appointment).

  • Trainee Programs

  • Held prior to CDDW™, the Gastroenterology Residents-in-Training (GRIT) Course, the Scholars' Program and the Research Topics in GI Disease Meeting are invitation-only educational events for gastroenterology residents; medical students and PGY1 and PGY2 internal medicine residents; and, Ph.D. and MD postdoctoral trainees engaged in gastrointestinal research, respectively.