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We at PSG strive to represent the best interests of the digestive disease patients and gastroenterologists of Pennsylvania.

We provide a voice for the gastroenterology community within the Pennsylvania Medical Society in a number of forums and participate in the CMS Carrier Advisory Committee with Highmark Medicare Services.

The PSG holds a two-day annual fall meeting that provides quality CME pertaining to important and relevant topics to the practicing gastroenterologist and heptalogist. Attendees are able to learn about new diagnostic and treatment options in gastroenterology, as well as become updated in pertinent practice management issues.

Member Benfits

Membership Benefits

Annual Meeting
  • Free to members. The non-member meeting physician registration fee is $175 and $100 for physicians’ assistants and nurses. (Pending members who have a completed application on file are entitled to free registration).

  • The 2024 Annual Meeting will be held September 13-15, 2024 in Hershey.

  • The PSG Annual Scientific Meeting provides an excellent opportunity to earn CME credits.

Interaction with Other State and National Medical Societies
  • PSG is a member of the DDNC and is represented at their meetings.

  • PSG maintains a regular dialogue with the AGA, ACG, and ASGE on national issues that impact Pennsylvania gastroenterologists.

  • PSG has a seat on the PA Medical Society (PAMED) Specialty Leadership Cabinet and a vote at their House of Delegates. Together, PSG and PAMED advocate for gastrointestinal issues on a state level.

Representation by GI Fellows In Training
  • Nine FITs sit on the PSG Board.

  • PSG hosts a FIT poster competition at t​he annual meeting. Those who submit a poster and attend the meeting receive generous stipends.

PSG Website
  • The PSG website ( has many features that benefit our physician members and their patients. Website features include:

    • membership information - online join/renew opportunities;

    • meeting information;

    • legislative and payor relations updates;

    • fellows in training details; and

    • electronic copies of the PSG newsletter, Rumblings.

Reimbursement and Health Care Issues
  • PSG routinely corresponds with carriers to convey gastroenterology concerns and clarify questions.

  • PSG sends a gastroenterology representative to the PA Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee.

Rumblings Newsletter
  • Contains reimbursement news and updates

  • Alerts members of pending issues and problems relative to gastroenterology

  • Informs members of state and federal legislative issues effecting Pennsylvania gastroenterologists

  • Provides helpful information for GI fellows and new practitioners

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