Empowering Gastroenterologists

ASGE Annual Impact Report 2022

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Advancing gastrointestinal endoscopy

Hear from 2022 – 2023 ASGE President, Bret Petersen, MD, MASGE

“ASGE is proud to serve our members in so many ways to advance the quality and delivery of GI endoscopy, both domestically and across the globe.”

Bret Petersen, MD, MASGE
ASGE President 2022-2023

By the numbers


More than 15,000

CME Credits Issued

More than 15,000

CME Learners

More than 16,000

Clinical Guidelines

20 guidelines published in the last five years

Social Media Reach

Almost 50,000 followers


More than 400

Our Voice

  • To foster diversity, equity and inclusion
  • To influence change in Congress
  • To advocate for better patient care
  • To raise the bar on the quality of GI clinical and practice management education
  • To build patient awareness on life-saving best practices

Our Strategic Plan

  • Our organization
  • Our members
  • Our patients
  • Our endoscopy ecosystem

Our 2022 Strategic Priorities

Achievement Highlights

Increase diversity within culture of inclusion at all levels

  • Accelerated change within the organization, with emphasis on:
    • Research in the area of DEI
    • Appointments to ASGE committees
    • Participation as course faculty
    • Industry collaboration to reach underserved areas

Increase reach & penetration of ASGE courses with new educational delivery models

Develop & expand curricula & pathways for all levels of clinicians and their team

Create mechanisms for development & adoption of emerging technology

Examine the implications of creating new membership types based on different needs

  • Ongoing efforts to expand membership segments to include group membership and tiered membership options outside the United States
  • Expanded reach within the GI unit to include advance practice providers and GI technicians

Enhance education and participation of all stakeholders in health advocacy and practice management 

Continued to develop high quality, evidence-based guidelines to enhance payor coverage for emerging diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures 

Enhance our educational offerings and further endoscopic research

Our 2023 Strategic Priorities

Global Leader

Leading endoscopy education, training and research


Tailor education to specific
member segments across the globe

Diversity, equity and inclusion

Increase gender, racial and ethnic
diversity in ASGE’s membership
and leadership


Expand the reach and impact of
ASGE’s advocacy initiatives, such
as in payment reform and
reducing carbon footprint

The ASGE Foundation provides immediate resources directed to current needs and opportunities in support of ASGE members and their patients.

Thank you to our generous 2022 Circle of Light Society donors.