July 2021
CDDW™ Sponsors of the Month

We're excited to announce that #CDDW2022 will be in-person at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montréal, Quebec!


Be sure to save the dates for the following:


  • CDDW™: March 4-6, 2022

  • GRIT: March 1-3, 2022

  • Research Topics: March 2-3, 2022

  • Scholars': March 2-3, 2022


Stay tuned for more info about #CDDW2022. Thank you for attending #CDDW2021!



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Canadian Digestive Diseases Week™ (CDDW™) is Canada's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, GI endoscopy, hepatology and related fields. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the CDDW™ program offers something for you! 



  • Richard D McKenna Memorial Lecture

  • Named after the founder of the Association, this prestigious lecture features an international leader in the area.

  • Postgraduate Course: Advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Intended to bring clinicians up-to-date with advancements in selected areas.

  • Symposia

  • Address a variety of basic and clinical science topics.

  • Breakfast with the Experts & Small Group Sessions

  • Offer interactive time with leaders in the field in a small group learning format.

  • Research Excellence & Young Investigator Award Lectures

  • Honours – respectively - an outstanding Canadian researcher, and basic or clinical science contributions to gastroenterology from a younger Association member (under 45 years of age or within seven years of first academic appointment).

  • Trainee Programs

  • Held prior to CDDW™, the Gastroenterology Residents-in-Training (GRIT) Course, the Scholars' Program and the Research Topics in GI Disease Meeting are invitation-only educational events for gastroenterology residents; medical students and PGY1 and PGY2 internal medicine residents; and, PhD and MD postdoctoral trainees engaged in gastrointestinal research, respectively.

More info coming soon!



Future CDDW™ Dates

  • 2022: Mar 4-6, Montréal