In this post, we meet Associate Editor, Douglas G. Adler MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE from University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Adler is an Associate Editor for GIE.
Endoscopedia: What are your GI areas of focus?
DA: ERCP, EUS, stents, and advanced interventional endoscopy.
Endoscopedia: What is your favorite part about working on the Journal?
DA: Helping to shape the modern world of gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Endoscopedia: If you hadn’t gone into gastroenterology, what else would you have done?
DA: In medicine, I probably would have gone into oncology or interventional radiology. If I had not gone to medical school I probably would have gone to film school or obtained a PhD in astronomy or physics.
Endoscopedia: What is one thing you would like Endoscopedia readers to know about you?
DA: Endoscopy is the great joy of my professional life.
Endoscopedia: What accomplishment makes you most proud?
DA: My mentees, my fellows, my papers, and my textbooks.
Endoscopedia: What is your favorite vacation spot?
DA: Vegas, baby!
Endoscopedia: If you could only listen to one kind of music for the rest of your life, what would it be?
DA: Too tough to choose just one!
Endoscopedia: If you were stranded on an island, what one book would you bring?
DA: Dune by Frank Herbert.
Endoscopedia: If you could travel in time to a different time period, where would you go?
DA: Whoa…that is tough. America around the year 1900..or America 100 years from now!
Endoscopedia: What is the most unusual thing about you? I
DA: I am an avid bibliophile and read at least one new book every week.
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