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Fellowship in Training (FIT) Membership

The Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) is here as a dynamic resource to help advance your professional development in all stages and aspects of your career. When you become a PSG Fellow in Training (FIT) member, you receive immediate value for your investment of time and talent including complimentary registration for our annual
conference that offers at least 10 hours of CME.

Member Benfits

Exclusively for GI Fellows

  • No charge for membership - dues for GI fellows is $0

  • Annual Meeting Financial Assistance: Travel stipends are offered for fellows attending the annual meeting. The meeting is a good opportunity to meet other GI fellows in a relaxed and social atmosphere at a welcoming venue. Bring your S.O. or family!

  • Cash Awards are provided for the best annual meeting poster presentation ($500 first prize, $300 second prize, $200 third prize)

  • Job search: Network with practices and GI physicians in Pennsylvania and West Virginia that are hiring

  • Networking: Build professional contacts with other GI fellows and practicing gastroenterologists in both academic and non-academic GI practices. Create mentorship opportunities regarding the “business of medicine”

  • Courses: Educational Webinars, and when COVID conditions permit, in-person courses

  • Leadership opportunity: Board positions for fellows in training; opportunity to serve on committees

Membership Benefits

Professional Networking
  • “Fellowship” with a group of Gastroenterologists in Pennsylvania and West Virginia with similar goals and interests; both private practice and academic

  • Engaged membership with a strong desire to establish career-long collegial relationships

  • Family friendly annual meeting venues - relationships formed at these meetings can last a lifetime and benefit the ENTIRE family

Leadership Opportunities
  • Opportunity to join committees, task forces, and PSG board

  • A supportive environment to gain and refine leadership skills that translate to corporate and not-for-profit board rooms

Practice Management Insights
  • Network with other Gastroenterologists and compare notes on details of practice

  • Practice management sessions at annual meeting

  • “Curbside” consultations from experienced PSG physician members regarding
    practice management questions

Newsletter & Social Media Engagement
  • Rumblings newsletter with quarterly updates of Society activity

  • Growing PSG presence on social media

Advocacy
  • Strengthen State and National representation and amplify the voice of our specialty regarding issues that are important to Gastroenterologists in
    Pennsylvania and West Virginia

  • Support and participate in practice and patient advocacy in Harrisburg, Charleston, and Washington

  • PSG provides infrastructure and an independent voice to address issues that affect Gastroenterology practices and our patients

Training Opportunities
  • Annual courses with CME at no charge for PSG members

  • Sponsored training programs, webinars and other educational opportunities

Newly Established Research Funding
  • Funded research exclusively open to PSG members (up to $25,000 available for 2
    grants)

Questions About PSG Membership? Contact the PSG administrative office at (833) 770-1552.
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