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SGNA is a community of about 8,000 nurses, technicians, medical assistants, industry representatives and other GI professionals. Members join to stay up-to-date on industry trends and evidence-based practice, receive free and discounted education, network with others passionate about gastroenterology and to feel pride in their profession.

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Individual memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Membership Categories

Find your membership category

Member categories are based on your professional position. All member types will receive the same discounts and benefits. "Voting" members (nurses, LPN/LVNs, technicians and assistive personnel) are eligible to participate in electing members of the board of directors and nominations and elections committee. "Non-voting members" (physicians, industry representatives, educators without an RN and retired members) are not eligible to participate in SGNA elections. 

I'm an RN, LVN or LPN

Membership Category: Voting Licensed Nurse

This category includes registered nurses and licensed vocational/practical nurses involved in or associated with the practice gastroenterology.

Voting Licensed Nurse members are automatically included in a Regional Society of their choice (for members within the United States).

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All SGNA memberships expire on December 31. You are eligible for the "Annual" or "Mid-Year" membership depending on when you join. 

Member Types

  • Annual 1 year
  • Annual 2 year
  • Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)

Click "Join SGNA" to see your dues which vary depending on time of year and regional affiliation.

I'm a GI tech, medical assistance or unlicensed assistive personnel

Membership Category: Voting Associate

This category includes technicians and assistive personnel associated with the practice of gastroenterology.

Voting Associates members are automatically included in a Regional Society of their choice (for members within the United States).

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All SGNA memberships expire on December 31. You are eligible for the "Annual" or "Mid-Year" membership depending on when you join. 

Member Types

  • Annual 1 year
  • Annual 2 year
  • Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)

Click "Join SGNA" to see your dues which vary depending on time of year and regional affiliation.

I'm an industry rep., physician or educator

Membership Category: Non-Voting Affiliate

This category includes but is not limited to industry representatives, physicians, consultants and educators without an RN who are associated with the practice of gastroenterology. 

Affiliate members may choose to join a Regional Society by paying an additional fee. This fee varies depending on the regional society and membership length.

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All SGNA memberships expire on December 31. You are eligible for the "Annual" or "Mid-Year" membership depending on when you join. 

Member Types

  • Annual 1 year
  • Annual 2 year
  • Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)

Click "Join SGNA" to see your dues which vary depending on time of year and regional affiliation.

I'm retired

Membership Category: Non-Voting/Non-Practicing 

This category is limited to retired professionals who wish to be kept informed of industry trends and advancements in the GI field.   

Non-Voting/Non-Practicing members may choose to join a Regional Society by paying an additional fee. This fee varies depending on the regional society and length of membership. 

Join SGNA
All SGNA memberships expire on December 31. You are eligible for the "Annual" or "Mid-Year" membership depending on when you join.

Member Types

  • Annual 1 year
  • Annual 2 year
  • Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)

Click "Join SGNA" to see your dues which vary depending on time of year and regional affiliation.

I'm joining as a group

Membership Category: Group Membership

Group memberships are available for GI teams or companies of any size. The tiered group membership structure starts at up to 5 members. The benefits of joining as a group include transferable memberships, an easy to update online roster and discounts on educational resources when bundled with membership.
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