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

Faculty reports on the latest data coming out of DDW 2015. 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.


Archives from the Rome Updates at DDW


Launching of the Multi-Dimensional Clinical Profile (MDCP) book in Spanish:
Perfíl Clínico Multi-dimensional (PCMD)


Now Accepting Applications

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.

Sponsorship Information


The Ninth Annual AGA — Rome
Foundation Institute Lectureship

at Digestive Disease Week 2016

May 22, 2016
San Diego, CA

Call for Applications

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

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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Dr. Drossman recently presented the
Multi-Dimensional Clinical Profile at the
AGA Freston Conference in Chicago and
is featured in the AGA's official newspaper. The article can be accessed here.


Rome Foundation - LogicNets Partnership

Rome and LogicNets have joined together to develop an advanced online decision support system for Rome's next generation multi-dimensional clinical profile (MDCP) protocols. This system will be made available to clinicians and practitioners worldwide.

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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.

The 2015 Ray Clouse Prize for Best Paper
was awarded to Annette Fritscher-Ravens
MD, PhD


The 2015 Ken Heaton Award for the Most
Cited Article
in Functional Gastrointestinal
and Motility Disorders was awarded to
Jessica Biesiekierski, PhD


Digestive Disease Week 2016
May 21 - 24, 2016


ACG GI Circle and the Rome Foundation announce the second in a series of webinars:

"A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Treating Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders"

The Webinar is now available to view.

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Now Available

Pre-order your Rome IV Collection


ACG, Rome Foundation and IFFGD
IBS Awareness Month Webinar: "How
to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit"

The Webinar is now available to view.


Rome Foundation CME Online broadcast at DDW and ACG 2014: The best of Functional GI Disorders abstracts

Faculty reports on the latest data coming out of DDW 2014. 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.

To access the archives of the Rome Updates from DDW click here.


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

To order click here


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





Rome Update at DDW 2015
Faculty reports on the latest data coming out
of DDW 2015.

Click here to access the archived webcasts.


ACG GI Circle and the Rome
Foundation Webinar Series
Second in a series of webinars focusing on
"A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Treating Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders" (part 2)


ACG, Rome Foundation and IFFGD
IBS Awareness Month Webinar:
"How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit"




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


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

MDCP Slide Set
now available

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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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