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We are excited to announce a NEW CAG educational initiative that will offer bite-sized, on-demand, informal education that is flexible and convenient to access. Learn while you commute - with the new CAG Podcast!

This podcast is developed by the CAG and is primarily intended to meet educational needs of the CAG membership, including Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Basic Scientists and Trainees.

The CAG is committed to providing an educational environment that fosters the continued professional development of its members through diverse learning opportunities and programs that promote and enhance their clinical, scientific and procedural skills...ultimately to enhance patient care!

Please note that all CAG podcast material is peer-reviewed and that listening to podcasts are considered a Section Two Scanning Activity by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maintenance of Certification program and are valued at 0.5 Section Two Credits per activity.


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iTunes Podcasts
(iPhone/iPad only)

Google Podcasts
(Android only)

Google Play Music
(Android only)




Listen on the CAG Website below:

Title Date Author

Introduction to the CAG Podcast - ENG

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Robert Berger, New Brunswick

Introduction to the CAG Podcast - FR

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Charles Ménard, Université de Sherbrooke

Episode 1: Clearing the smoke on cannabis for the treatment of GI diseases

We are at the dawn of a new age of legal cannabis use in Canada.
Learning objectives for this CAG Podcast episode will address:
1. How does cannabis work in the gut?
2. What is the evidence for any beneficial effects of cannabis for the treatment of GI disorders?
3. Does recreational cannabis use lead to any GI conditions that you may see in your practice?

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Chris Andrews, Dr. Keith Sharkey - University of Calgary

Episode 2: Malnutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the prevalence of malnutrition in IBD
2. Discuss the ways to identify malnutrition, both as:
a) screening tools
b) ongoing assessment tools
3. Discuss nutritional therapies on how to correct malnutrition

2018-08-29 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Maitreyi Raman, Dr. Remo Panaccione, Joan Heatherington NP, University of Calgary

Episode 3: H.pylori - a trainee focused review

Learning Objectives:
1. Review indications for H.pylori testing
2. Discuss diagnosis of H.pylori
3. Share management strategies
To access the Toronto Consensus for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults, published in Gastroenterology 2016;151:51-69 by Dr. Carlo Fallone et al. please visit the CAG website at and visit the "Guideline Library" under the "Publications" menu tab.

2018-09-12 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Carlo Fallone and Dr. Marcel Tomaszewski, McGill University

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