Medical Links

Practice Regulations, Guidelines and References:

Healthcare 411
The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare 411 audio news source provides practical health care information, research findings, and data to help consumers, health providers, health insurers, researchers, and policymakers make informed decisions about health care issues.

HIPAA Guidelines

U.S. Food and Drug Administration


CDC (Center for Disease Control)

National Cancer Institute

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease Practice Guidelines

American Gastroenterological Association Medical Position Statements

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Standards of Practice

Patient Support and Education

Directory of Digestive Diseases Organizations for Patients

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Functional Digestive Disorders

Rome Criteria

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association

Medical Images

Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


Medical Organizations and Societies

American Academy of Physician Assistants

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

Federação Brasileira de Gastroenterologia

The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus

Italian Association of Hospital Gastroenterologists

Japanese Gastoenterological Association

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Clinical Drug Trials