Healio Gastroenterology to honor Disruptive Innovators at ACG

October 18, 2023

Thorofare, NJ Healio is set to host the annual gastroenterology and hepatology Disruptive Innovators Award Reception during this year’s American College of Gastroenterology Scientific Meeting (ACG). The event will take place on October 22nd, 2023, at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Hosted by Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD, and Ugo Iroku, MD, this event will celebrate the pioneers shaping the future of gastroenterology advancement. From social media game changers to lifetime disruptors, each of the awardees is breaking barriers and advancing the field with innovation.

“Dr. Iroku and I are excited to take the Disruptive Innovators Awards international and host this year’s event during ACG in Canada,” said Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD. “The awards are presented to those leading the future of gastroenterology and we are excited to be a part of that.”

Healio Gastroenterology will honor Disruptive Innovators in nine different categories:

  • Clinical Innovation (Awarded in collaboration with the American College of Gastroenterology)
  • Rising Disruptive Innovator (Awarded in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic)
  • Lifetime Disruptor (Awarded in collaboration with Women in Endoscopy)
  • Woman Disruptor of the Year (Awarded in collaboration with Scrubs & Heels)
  • Healio Social Media Influencer
  • The Patient Voice (Awarded in collaboration with The Association for Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists)
  • Health Equity Award
  • Industry Breakthrough
  • Allied Health Provider of the Year

“Each year, the excitement grows as Healio unveils the winners that are igniting changes and creating an impactful future for the field of gastroenterology and hepatology,” said Katrina Altersitz, Vice President, Editorial Features, of Healio. “We are always proud to spotlight to these diverse groups of physicians and how they represent the core values of gastroenterology and Healio.”

Disruptive Innovators is hosted annually during the ACG Scientific Meeting. ACG is a distinguished leader in educating gastroenterology and other health care professionals about digestive disorders. Healio Gastroenterology strives to do the same, making the long-time partnership between Healio and ACG strong. This is the sixth year Healio and ACG will partner on the event.

To learn more or to RSVP for this exclusive live event, please visit Healio.com/DisruptiveInnovators. Follow #HealioInnovators on X (Twitter) for previews and onsite coverage.


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