Why Attend DDW?
Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields.
Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the DDW program offers something for you. Watch the DDW TV video to hear about attendees' personal highlights from DDW 2015 in Washington, DC.
Why should you attend?
Grace Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, talks to DDW TV about the highlights of DDW 2015, what she hopes attendees gain from the meeting, and previews the ongoing planning for DDW 2016 in San Diego!
Here are some of the reasons why DDW attendees told DDW TV said it's important to attend and the most interesting things learned.
"It's a great opportunity for physicians and scientists to come to one place and collaborate face-to-face."
Los Angeles, CA
"The thing that will definitely change my practice is the implementation & development of new endoscopic methods."
New York, NY
Be at the Cutting Edge
DDW is researchers’ first choice of venue to present their work. This makes it the best place to find the latest and highest-quality research so that you can stay current in the field.
Watch videos featuring expert commentary on the most novel science & session at DDW 2015 on the DDW Blog.
Registration for DDW 2016 will open January 2016.
DDW on Demand Access Instructions
New: DDW On Demand is included in your registration fees. Sessions will go live beginning May 17, 2015. To access DDW On Demand online, go to watch.ondemand.org/ddwlogin and enter the email address you used to register for DDW 2015 and your badge number. You will be prompted to create a password and you will not need your badge number after you are verified. On subsequent visits, go to watch.ondemand.org/ddw and enter your email and password.
The DDW 2016 abstract submission site will open fall 2015. Learn more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some of the most common questions about DDW are answered in our DDW FAQs.