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For the first time the Rome Foundation has developed a unique and practical approach to treatment of FGIDs.

The Multi-Dimensional Clinical
Profile (MDCP): For the Functional
Gastrointestinal Disorders

1st Edition

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AGA Research Foundation - Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Disorders Pilot Research Award

Deadline: January 16, 2015

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Rome Foundation International Program for Visiting Professorships and Lectureships

The Rome Foundation is seeking to enhance educational exposure in the area of Functional GI and Motility Disorders to clinicians and trainees.

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The Seventh Annual Rome
Foundation — AGA Institute Lectureship

at Digestive Disease Week 2014


This year at DDW, the Lectureship was
featured in the DDW Daily News.


The Rome Foundation's Role in China

First Rome Foundation Visiting Scholar from China, Li-Hua Peng visits Chapel Hill for advanced training in functional GI Disorders.


Working Team on Cross-cultural,
Multinational Research Publishes
Final Report


Overview of Rome Foundation and
Rome IV by Douglas A. Drossman, MD President, Rome Foundation


The Rome Foundation proudly offers a CME Online Broadcast on Functional GI Disorders (FGIDs).

Faculty reports on the latest data coming out of DDW 2013. This multi-speaker program features comprehensive discussions on current data and how this information impacts clinical management decisions in patients with FGIDs. The most recent developments in the management of FGIDs are reviewed.

Click here to access the archives of the Rome Updates from DDW


Rome Foundation Working Team Publishes Report on the role of food in FGIDs


In 2014, two recipients were awarded the Rome Foundation Research Award





In 2014, two recipients were awarded
the Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper





In 2014, two recipients were awarded
the Ken Heaton Award for the Most
Cited Article
in Functional
Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders





Rome Foundation — AGA Institute Communication Skills Workshop

Improving the Medical Interview and the
Physician Patient Relationship with Patients
Having Functional GI Disorders
June 8 – 9, 2012
Chapel Hill, NC

The Rome Foundation, in collaboration with the AGA Institute, held a one and ½ day clinical skills workshop to help clinicians enhance their communication skills and optimize their interactions with patients having IBS and other functional GI disorders.

Update: Videos from the conference are now available and can be accessed here.

Rome Foundation Expands Educational Collaboration in China


Rome Foundation Working Team
Publishes Comprehensive Report of
Gut Microflora and FGIDs.

Now available for download

The Rome Foundation Clinical Algorithms were recently published in Spanish in the Revista de Gastroenterología de México (Mexican Journal of Gastroenterology) in November 2010.

Please see the Mexican Journal Website to access them.

IBS - The Global Perspective

Prevalence, Pathophysiology,
Presentation & Management

The Rome Foundation, in collaboration with the
World Gastroenterology Organisation,
conducted an international conference on
"IBS - The Global Perspective" in Milwaukee, WI
on April 6-7, just prior to the IFFGD IBS symposium.

Full details on the meeting can be found here.

The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO)
newsletter (WGN 4-2010) features the "IBS - Global Perspective". To view online or download as pdf, click here.


Prices reduced by 50% on Rome III and Understanding the Irritable Gut


Multi-Dimensional Clinical Profile (MDCP):
For the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
1st Edition





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Rome Foundation introduces diagnostic algorithms for common Gastrointestinal Symptoms. This new clinical tool is also available in The American Journal of Gastroenterology
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Rome III is designed for "one stop" learning. It serves as a valuable resource to general and specialist physicians, mental health professionals, and basic and clinical investigators involved in the study and care of patients with functional GI disorders.

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Rome Computer-Based Learning Program on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders available now!
See available slides here

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Understanding the Irritable Gut, by W. Grant Thompson, MD.

Available now!

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Rome Foundation copyright policy and licensing fee schedules for translations and usage of these items and products are now available.

Please contact Michele Pickard at mpickard@theromefoundation.org




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