Membership in NYSGE

With more than 700 members, the New York Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (NYSGE) is the largest regional endoscopic society in the United States. Membership includes professionals from every major teaching facility in the greater New York area as well as numerous private practitioners, GI fellows and other trainees.

Active Membership

Prerequisites for Active membership include 1) authentic medical licensure, and 2) special training and demonstrated skill in gastrointestinal endoscopy including at least one the following: esophagoscopy, gastroscopy, duodenoscopy, laparoscopy, or colonoscopy, to the satisfaction of the Council.

Specific requirements include completion of an application form and completion of reference forms from a sponsor. The sponsor must be an active member of the Society who has knowledge of the candidate’s character and endoscopic skill, or the applicant’s instructor in endoscopy or Chief of Service where he/she is currently performing endoscopy.

IMPORTANT: If you have previously created a Non-Member Physician record in our system, you must be completely logged out of your account before accessing the Membership Application.  If you are logged in as a Non-Member Physician, you will not be able to access the Membership Application. 

Trainee Membership

Prerequisites for trainee membership include 1) authentic medical licensure, and 2) completion of at least two (2) years of post-doctoral training and is continuing in a full time training program which includes gastrointestinal endoscopy under the supervision of a member of the Society or an instructor whose endoscopic credentials are acceptable to the Council.

Specific requirements include completion of an application form and completion of reference form by the trainee’s supervisor or instructor attesting to the candidate’s full time training status, which includes gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Medical residents and medical students may apply for trainee membership on a conditional basis.

Senior Membership

Senior members shall have all the privileges of Active members but they shall not be required to pay dues. On and after they have attained the age of sixty-five years, an Active member may on application to the Council, be named a Senior member provided they are not in arrears in their dues. 

Honorary Membership

The Council of the Society is authorized to confer Honorary membership in the Society on any physician, scientist, or lay person whom they consider worthy of this recognition because of outstanding contributions to the field or gastrointestinal endoscopy or related fields.

Why Become a Member?

Becoming a member of NYSGE offers a multitude of compelling reasons to further your professional growth and impact within the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy:

✔️ Cutting-Edge Education: Membership grants you exclusive access to a wealth of educational resources, including seminars, workshops, webinars, and conferences, where you’ll stay at the forefront of the latest advancements, techniques, and research in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

✔️  Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse community of fellow healthcare professionals, researchers, and experts. NYSGE provides a vibrant platform to foster collaborations, share insights, and expand your professional network.

✔️  Collaborative Learning: Engage in interdisciplinary discussions and gain fresh perspectives through interactions with colleagues from various medical backgrounds, leading to enhanced patient care and innovative problem-solving.

✔️  Research and Publications: Benefit from access to cutting-edge research and publications, empowering you to stay informed about the latest scientific breakthroughs and evidence-based practices.

✔️  Advocacy and Leadership: Join a community that advocates for excellence in gastrointestinal endoscopy. As a member, you have the opportunity to contribute your voice to shaping policies and practices that impact patient care and the healthcare landscape.

✔️  Career Advancement: NYSGE provides a platform for professional development through mentorship programs, leadership opportunities, and exposure to thought leaders, enhancing your career trajectory.

✔️  Stay Informed: Receive regular updates on industry trends, guidelines, and emerging technologies, ensuring you remain well-informed and adaptable in an ever-evolving healthcare environment.

✔️  Patient-Centric Focus: By becoming a member, you align yourself with an organization dedicated to advancing patient outcomes through the highest standards of care, continuous learning, and a commitment to innovation.

✔️  Exclusive Resources: Access member-exclusive resources, such as research grants, scholarships, and specialized training opportunities, allowing you to deepen your expertise and contribute to the field.

✔️  Professional Recognition: Membership in NYSGE showcases your dedication to professional excellence, positioning you as a leader in gastrointestinal endoscopy and signaling your commitment to advancing the healthcare landscape.

In joining NYSGE, you become part of a forward-thinking community united by a shared passion for elevating healthcare standards, embracing innovation, and ultimately enhancing patient well-being through the advancement of gastrointestinal endoscopy practices.