Canadian Digestive Diseases Week™ (CDDW™) is Canada's premiere educational conference which showcases the best of Canadian gastroenterology and hepatology research. It provides a venue for colleagues and partners to meet. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, CDDW™ is the place to be!
The core conference program offers both clinical and basic science sessions, including the trademark events noted below.
Postgraduate Course: Advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Breakfast with the Experts & Small Group Sessions
Research Excellence & Young Investigator Award Lectures
Named after the founder of the Association, this prestigious lecture features an international leader in the area.
Intended to bring clinicians up-to-date with advancements in selected areas.
Address a variety of basic and clinical science topics.
Offer interactive time with leaders in the field in a small group learning format.
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).
Held directly 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, PhD and MD postdoctoral trainees engaged in gastrointestinal research, respectively.