CAG Webinar Program

The CAG Webinar program is part of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program of the CAG and is primarily intended to meet the educational needs of the CAG membership, including Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Basic Scientists, and Trainees. 


Under the leadership of CAG Education Affairs, we are committed to providing an educational environment that fosters the lifelong professional development of its members through diverse learning opportunities and programs that promote, enhance, and expand their clinical, scientific, and procedural skills, as well as facilitating opportunities for self-directed assessment and learning to ultimately enhance patient care and improve gastrointestinal health outcomes.


Please note that watching recordings of the CAG Webinar program is considered a Section Two Scanning Activity by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maintenance of Certification program. Each recording is valued at 0.5 Section Two Credits.



All CAG Webinar program recordings are located in our Members Only section of the website.

To watch recordings of the CAG Webinar program, be sure you're logged in to your MyCAG account. 


Available recordings:


CAG/Takeda - IBD Update: Virtual DDW 2021

  • Date Recorded: June 22, 2021
  • Dr. Miguel Regueiro, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • Dr. Waqqas Afif, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Jeffrey McCurdy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
  • Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
    1. Describe key learnings from clinical trial results and new research in IBD
    2. Discuss emerging IBD therapies and management strategies
    3. Integrate these learnings into their clinical practice, to improve patient outcomes


CAG/Medtronic - Artificial Intelligence in Gastroenterology and Colonoscopy

  • Date Recorded: June 17, 2021
  • Dr. Omer F. Ahmad BSc, MBBS, MRCP (UK)
  • Dr. Sravanthi Parasa, MD
  • Dr. Michael Byrne, MD
  • Dr. Clarence KW Wong, MD FRCPC, CAGF, AGAF
  • Dr. Daniel von Renteln, MD
  • Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
    1. Review the general principles and terminology of AI
    2. Demonstrate how to leverage AI in the health care systems and digital health
    3. Review how the application of AI can be applied in colonoscopy


CAG/AbbVie - Working Smarter, Not Harder

  • Date Recorded: June 3, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Stewart, Chair, MD, FRCPC
  • Dr. Martha Dirks, MDCM, FRCPC
  • Dr. Chad Williams, MD, FRCPC
  • Dr. Kerri Novak, MD, FRCPC
  • Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
    1. Share strategies how to improvre triaging system for pediatric patients awaiting endoscopy
    2. Review approaches to monitor PRO/QoL during virtual patient consults
    3. Highlight methods for streamlining urgent patient access
    4. Describe the utility of IUS as a non-invasive monitoring tool