The Section of Gastroenterology runs the Gastroenterology Subspecialty Education Program and the IBD Clinical and Research Centre. The section has 7 GFT and 9 non-GFT physicians and 1 PhD researchers.
The Section is based at the Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. The section’s experienced and diversified academic clinician-scientists perform: clinical services for Manitoba, northwestern Ontario, and Nunavut; coordinate the Emergency Endoscopy On Call service for the WRHA; provide teaching in gastroenterology at the University of Manitoba, and ongoing CME programs for medical professionals; and research into gastrointestinal diseases, including IBD, gastrointestinal cancer, celiac disease, functional disorders, acid peptic disorders and nutritional support. Gastroenterology out-patient care is provided at our ambulatory care clinics located at the two tertiary care centres: Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface Hospital.