OAG News


Career Opportunity

Cancer Care Ontario

Provincial GI Endoscopy Lead

Cancer Care Ontario is recruiting a Provincial GI Endoscopy Lead. This is a unique opportunity for an endoscopist to participate in the transformation of endoscopy services led by the Cancer Screening program as we work to drive quality, accountability and innovation in the cancer system.

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13th Annual Post-DDW Course

The Westin Prince Toronto

June 14, 2014

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18th Annual Conference
and Business Meeting

Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

October 24 - 26, 2014

Positive Fee Code Changes for Colonoscopy

The OAG is pleased to announce a change to the OHIP Schedule of Benefits lowering the age of screening eligibility for those with a first degree relative with colorectal cancer from age 50 to age 40. Taking affect October 1, 2013, this more closely aligns the new fee codes with Canadian Association of Gastroenterology guidelines.

See the Bulletin for details

Regional Colorectal Screening/GI Endoscopy Lead Recruitment Package

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has a posting for Regional Endoscopy Leads who will report to the Regional Vice Presidents and the Provincial Endoscopy Lead. These will be funded positions for the 2013/14 fiscal year, to help to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of cancer services for colorectal cancer screening and gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy work related to the implementation of the new GI endoscopy Quality Based Procedures (QBPs). We encourage all interested member in each region to apply for the positions.

Ontario gastroenterologists object
to cuts to professional fees

Citizens most at risk from reduced access to screening and diagnostic services

MAY 17 – TORONTO – The Ontario Association of Gastroenterology (OAG) today added their voice to growing objections to the Government of Ontario's unilateral decision on May 7, 2012 to overhaul the fee structure for medical procedures and services provided by the province's doctors. Continues...

 


Recent Events

7th Annual International Symposium on
Liver and IBD Review

Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain Collingwood, Ontario

January 17 - 19, 2014

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17th Annual Conference 
and Business Meeting

Park Hyatt Toronto, Toronto, ON

November 8 - 10, 2013

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12th Annual Post-DDW Course

The Westin Prince Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

June 8, 2013

Post DDW Presentations and Abstracts are available to members by clicking here.

6th Annual International Symposium
on Liver and IBD Review

Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain Collingwood, Ontario

January 25 - 27, 2013

The 6th Annual International Symposium on Liver and IBD ReviewPresentations are available to members by clicking here.

16th Annual Conference

Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

October 26-28, 2012

The 16th Annual Conference Presentations are available
to members by clicking here.

11th Annual Post DDW Course

Westin Prince Toronto

June 9, 2012

Post DDW Presentations and Abstracts are available to members by clicking here.

5th Annual International Symposium
on Liver and IBD Review

WESTIN TRILLIUM HOUSE - BLUE MOUNTAIN
COLLINGWOOD, ONTARIO

February 3-5, 2012

The 5th Annual International Symposium on Liver and IBD ReviewPresentations are available
to members by clicking here.

15th Annual Conference

PARK HYATT TORONTO,
TORONTO, ONTARIO

October 21 - 23, 2011

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10th Annual Post DDW Course

THE WESTIN PRINCE TORONTO
TORONTO, ONTARIO

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Post DDW Presentations and Abstracts are available to members by clicking here.

4th International Symposium on
Liver and IBD Review

The Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain

January 21-23, 2011

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14th Annual Conference

DO GI DOCTORS NEED A HOSPITAL?

October 15 - 17, 2010
Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake

The 14th Annual Conference Presentations are available
to members by clicking here.

9th Annual Post DDW Course

Saturday, June 19, 2010
InterContinental Toronto Yorkville,
220 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Post DDW Presentations and Abstracts are
available to members by clicking here.

 


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