With pride the departments of gastroenterology, abdominal surgery, pathology, paediatric gastroenterology, abdominal imaging and their associated research groups in collaboration with the AGEM Research Institute announce a new and prestigious series of lectures: the GRAND ROUNDS IN DIGESTIVE DISEASES. These will be 2-weekly morning sessions on Thursdays at which our best speakers and researchers will present cutting-edge science, with focus on local break-throughs and always understandable for physicians, PhD students, postdocs, medical specialists and also nurses. Attendance is mandatory for GI specialists and specialists in training on the location where they work on that day: college hall 3 in the AMC (where the speaker will be) or the Ámstelzaal’ at the VuMC (large screen). There will also be a ZOOM connection for those occasionally working from home.