Healio Gastroenterology to honor Disruptive Innovators at ACG

October 21, 2022

Thorofare, NJ — Healio is set to host the fifth 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 23rd, 2022, at the JW Marriott in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hosted by Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD, and Ugo Iroku, MD, this event will celebrate the move makers and industry shakers of gastroenterology and hepatology. Each of the awardees has changed the face of gastroenterology and hepatology and pushed the status quo toward the betterment of the field.

“It is an honor to host an event along with Dr. Iroku that recognizes the bright leaders of gastroenterology and hepatology,” said Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD. “The awardees over the last five years were exemplary, and this year is no different.”

Healio Gastroenterology will honor Disruptive Innovators in eight different categories:

  • Clinical Innovation (Awarded in collaboration with the American College of Gastroenterology)
  • Rising Disruptive Innovator (Awarded in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic)
  • Lifetime Disruptor
  • 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 (Awarded in collaboration with Women in Endoscopy)
  • Industry Breakthrough

“Healio is excited to unveil the awards to those that are sparking meaningful change and paving the way for the future of gastroenterology and hepatology,” said Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, Chief Content Officer of Healio. “From social media game changers to lifetime disruptors, we’re proud to shine a spotlight on this diverse group of physicians and applaud them for the work they’ve accomplished.”

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


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