September 16 - 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 conference

has moved to a live online platform

 

Agenda

Thursday, September 17, 2020

6:45 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibits/Posters

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

8:10 AM

Novel Endoscopic Approaches for Esophageal Disorders
David L. Carr-Locke, MD

8:40 AM

The Pancreatitis Conundrum in 2020
Jamie S. Barkin, MD

9:10 AM

Minimally Invasive Approaches to Lower GI Disorders
David L. Carr-Locke, MD

9:40 AM  

Interactive Panel Discussion

10:00 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters

10:30 AM

IBD Epidemiology
Mark G. Lazarev, MD

11:00 AM

New Treatment Modalities for Patients with IBD
Faranza Rashid Hossain, MD

11:30 AM

Treatment for Challenging IBD Patients
Mark G. Lazarev, MD

12:00 PM

Colorectal Screening: How to Maximize the Potential
Steven H. Itzkowitz, MD

12:30 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

12:45 PM

Luncheon

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is provided for this session
The Growing Burden of NASH: Emerging Strategies to Stem the Tide
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Academy for Medical Education and supported by an educational grant from Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Additional 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ available.

1:45 PM

Dessert and Visit Exhibits

2:00 PM  

Introduction of the 7 th Annual Digestive Diseases: New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2020
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

7th Annual Digestive Diseases: New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2020 HCC in 2020: A Real Issue!
Hashem B. El Serag, MD, MPH

2:30 PM

Gut Microbiota and Liver Diseases
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

3:00 PM

Cirrhosis for the Practicing Gastroenterologist
Patrick S. Kamath, MD

3:35 PM  

HCC Treatments
Hashem B. El Serag, MD, MPH

4:05 PM

Alcoholic Hepatitis, Anything New?
Patrick S. Kamath, MD

4:35 PM

The Role of the FDA in Device Evaluation and Approval: An Overview
Martin I. Golding, MD. FACP, FACG

4:55 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

5:10 PM

Clinical Case Conundrums

5:25 PM

Session Adjourns

 

Friday, September 18, 2020

7:00 AM

Breakfast and Visit Exhibits/Posters

8:00 AM

Welcome Back
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

8:05 AM

Treatment for Hepatitis C: Is It Really So Simple?
Jordan Feld, MD, MPH

8:35 AM

Update on Hepatitis B
Vinod K. Rustgi, MD, MBA

9:05 AM

Hepatitis C and Difficult to Treat Populations. Do They Exist?
Jordan Feld, MD, MPH

9:35 AM

Autoimmune Hepatitis and Overlap Syndromes
Vinod K. Rustgi, MD, MBA

10:05 AM

Interactive Panel Discussion

10:15 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters

10:45 AM

Cardiac Manifestations of Patients with Liver Disease
Marc Klapholz, MD, MBA

11:15 AM

NASH: Current and Emerging Treatment Strategies
Arun Sanyal, MD

11:45 AM

Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Overview
Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD

12:15 PM

Primary Biliary Cholangitis – New Treatment Options?
Marlyn Mayo, MD

12:45 PM

Maximizing the Donor Potential for Liver Transplant
James V. Guarrera, MD

1:10 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

1:20 PM

Luncheon

2:05 PM

Diagnostic Approaches for GERD, Barrett’s
Stuart J. Spechler, MD

2:35 PM

Treatment and Management of Gastroparesis. Are We Moving On?
Anthony J. Lembo, MD

3:05 PM  

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Update
Stuart J. Spechler, MD

3:35 PM

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: New Management Approaches
Anthony J. Lembo, MD

4:05 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

4:25 PM

Residents or Clinical Case Conundrums/Outstanding Poster Award Presentation

5:00 PM

Conference Ends

 

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