3 things to know about new AGA president, Dr. Hashem El-Serag

Hashem El-Serag, MD, began his term as president of the American Gastroenterological Association May 21.

3 things to know about him:

1. Dr. El-Serag is the Baylor College of Medicine's chair and a former editor-in-chief of AGA's journal, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

2. His research focuses on clinical outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. El-Serag has written over 100 publications about the disease.

3. Dr. El-Serag's term as president ends in May 2020.

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