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Event Location:

The Rainier Club

820 4th Avenue

Seattle, WA 98104


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

March 16-17, 2018

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD


Don't miss the annual health policy and practice management conference for GI physician leaders and practice ​administrators






IMPORTANT: PNWGS members receive a 20% registration discount! 


Register Here for Our Special Discounted Rate


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

  • Attend our dinner series at a discounted price available to members only.
  • Enroll in our annual full day Endoscopy Course 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.

2017 Meet the Professor Evening Program Calendar


Session 1: March 30, 2017

Clinical Challenges in Hepatology

Faculty: Sanjiv Chopra, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Location: The Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 2: June 15, 2017

Biologics, Biosimilars and Small Molecules:The Future is Now

Faculty: Uma Mahadevan, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

​Location: The Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 3: September 21, 2017

Wade Volwiler Visiting Professor Event

​Twenty Years into the Epidemic of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Faculty: Hashem El-Serag, M.D.

Chair of Medicine at Baylor College (Houston)
Location: The Rainier Club, Seattle


Session 4: November 30, 2017

What's the Problem With Eating Wheat?  Is it Gluten, Wheat Starch, Allergies, the Microbiome or Something Else?

Faculty: Sheila E. Crowe, M.D., FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF

President of the American Gastroenterological Association

Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego

Location: The Rainier Club, Seattle

November 30, 2017

The 2017 "Meet the Professor" Dinner Series proudly

concludes with the welcome of the

President of the American Gastroenterological Association:

Dr. Sheila E. Crowe


What's the Problem With Eating Wheat?  
Is it Gluten, Wheat Starch, Allergies, the 
Microbiome or Something Else?




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