Thursday, February 2, 2023


"Meet the Professor" Evening Program


IN PERSON EVENT AT THE RAINIER CLUB



John M. Carethers, M.D.


Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

UC San Diego



“Familial Colon Cancer Syndromes"

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Please check back soon for updates to the Evening Program Schedule! 


For 2022, we resumed in-person dinner events at the Rainier Club in June. We will be monitoring the local pandemic situation and adjusting as needed to keep our members safe.

The 7th Biennial


State-of-the-Art in Gastrointestinal

Endoscopy Course is Coming Soon!​



Saturday, March 4, 2023

Our mission is to expand knowledge through engaging and educational events that foster relationships in the field of gastroenterology in the greater Pacific Northwest.  

  • Attend our dinner series at a discounted price available to members only.
  • Members may also be considered for leadership opportunities that may be available on our Board of Directors.

It’s important to us to provide a quality educational experience to our members.  Contact us for many ways to become involved today.

Annual Membership Dues

​​​The 2022 "Meet the Professor" Evening Program Calendar

Session 1: January 6, 2022
"Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer in 2022: Where do We Stand?”

Andrew T. Chan, M.D, MPH

Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice chair, Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Virtual Evening Event


Session 2: March 3, 2022

“Pearls of Hemostasis”
J. Andy Tau, MD

Austin Gastroenterology / GI Alliance

Virtual Evening Event


Session 3: June 2, 2022

"The Management of Patients with GERD Symptoms Refractory to Proton Pump Inhibitors" 

Stuart Jon Spechler, M.D., AGAF, FACG

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Center for Esophageal Research

​Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 4: October 13, 2022

“How to Master the Diagnosis and Management of Frailty in Cirrhosis"

Elliot Benjamin Tapper, M.D.
Associate Professor, University of Michigan Health

Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 5: December 1, 2022

Holiday Mixer Event

​"Digital GI: The Time is Now!"

Ashish Atreja, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., A.G.A.F.

​Chief Information and Digital Health Officer, UC Davis Health

Rainier Club, Seattle



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Parental Leave (and Pumpkin Spice) with Lauren Feld, M.D.


​​Join us for this important conversation regarding gender equity and parental leave in the field of gastroenterology with our guest Dr. Lauren Feld! Listen to the end for our favorite fall treats. Dr. Feld is a hepatology fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. 

***Trigger warning: This conversation includes discussions on pregnancy, parenting and brief mention of pregnancy loss.