Apply to Be a Member

The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) is the only national professional association for Canada’s gastroenterology community – physicians, basic scientists, and affiliated health care providers who work in the field of gastroenterology. The CAG provides professional gastroenterological education and funding opportunities for gastrointestinal health and disease research. It also advocates on behalf of its members and for the health of Canadians.


The CAG’s 1,100 members enjoy a number of exclusive benefits:

  • Preferential rates for CDDW™ registration
  • Preferential rates for SEE™ Program
  • Monthly Member eNews
  • Access to MOC Accredited content
  • Voting privileges
  • Award and funding eligibility
  • Serve on Board of Directors and Committees

and many more!


Please note that it may take up to 2 weeks for new membership applications to be reviewed and approved by the Admissions Committee. New CAG applicants should submit their membership applications 2 weeks ahead of major deadlines in order to allow adequate processing time. The CAG cannot guarantee acceptance before such deadlines.


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Medical and graduate students, residents, and post-doctoral or research fellows holding a training position and/or with an interest, in Canada, related to gastroenterology or gastrointestinal research.

Holding a training position outside of Canada? Apply for your International Trainee Membership!

International Trainee Membership Application

Physicians, nurses, other health professionals and biomedical scientists.

Are you retired? Apply for your FREE Retired Membership !

Regular Membership Application

Nurses, other health professionals, and biomedical scientists living outside Canada, and physicians living outside of Canada.

Any of the above living in Canada must apply for a Regular Membership.

Affiliate Membership Application
  • $50 + tax
  • $500 + tax
  • $1,350 + tax
  • $300 + tax