The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the leading professional society representing more than 1000 board certified Colon and Rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy represents over 7,000 gastroenterologists, surgeons, and other digestive health specialists who remain committed to furthering the knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of GI disease through the appropriate use of endoscopic techniques.
American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
The mission of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is to represent health care professionals and scientists dedicated to improving the lives of women with pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic prolapse and bowel and bladder control problems. By encouraging research and education, AUGS will promote the highest standards of practice in the prevention and treatment of these disorders in an ethical, safe, and effective manner.
Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC)
The Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) is an advocacy organization comprised of the major national patient and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases. The DDNC focuses on improving public policy related to digestive diseases and increasing public awareness with respect to the many diseases of the digestive system. The DDNC was founded in 1978 and is based in Washington D.C.
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
The Rome Foundation is an international organization that classifies the functional gastrointestinal disorders and by using the best evidence establishes criteria (Rome Criteria) for their diagnosis.
Rome GastroPsych Group- The GastroPsych Directory offers a list of mental health professionals who have experience and interest in working with patients who have digestive disorders. You have the ability to search for someone in your area. This directory is updated our regularly so please check back periodically for updates to the directory. In addition to this, mental health professionals can access educational materials about behavioral treatments for digestive conditions.
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Neurogastroenterología (SLNG)
The Sociedad Latinoamericana de Neurogastroenterología is a multidisciplinary society for healthcare professionals interested in the field of neurogastroenterology, formed with the intention of spreading knowledge of this specialty in Latin America, stimulating the investigation and the cooperation in the field between different countries, developing training programs in the region, and collaborating with other international societies.
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates. Gastroenterology (GI) nursing is a specialty practice area in which nurses and associates provide care to patients with known or suspected gastrointestinal problems who are undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic treatment and/or procedures.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
Founded in 1968, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 3,700 nurse professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and continence problems.