Promoting Excellence in Education, Research,
and Patient Care in the Rapidly Evolving
Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer
International Society of
Gastrointestinal Oncology
isgioEstablished 2003
ISGIO Mission Statement
To establish THE authoritative forum for communicating cutting edge research and practice issues in gastrointestinal oncology.
ISGIO Specifics
The first global educational organization committed to GI oncology.
A not-for-profit organization.
In joint sponsorship with the CME-accredited Institutions to provide CME credit for all society-developed programs and programs organized with sponsors.
Awards fellows and young investigators scholarships.
ISGIO Objectives
Facilitate GI cancer research and education globally.
Promote the timely exchange and dissemination of new GI oncology-related
knowledge and discovery.
Promote excellence in GI cancer care globally.
Reduce the societal burden of GI cancers.
Develop an authoritative forum that builds international and regional consensuses on therapy and research in GI oncology.
Inspire young investigators to engage in GI oncology research.
ISGIO Initiatives
Organize GI Conferences in the Orient and South America
Ongoing CME programs
Consensus development publications
Achieve Society membership of more than 1,500
Multiple disciplines engaged with additional professional diversity anticipated as the Society grows
International exchanges wherein fellows and junior faculty spend time in other countries to learn how clinical research is done around the world
Increase the number of mentored publications and recognize good mentors