March 27-28, 2020
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Washington, DC

 

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Agenda

Friday, March 27, 2020

6:45 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Visit Exhibits/Posters

7:10 – 7:55 AM

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

7:55 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits

8:10 AM   

Welcome and Introductions
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

8:20 AM

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

8:50 AM   

The Pancreatitis Conundrum in 2020
Jamie S. Barkin, MD

9:20 AM

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

9:50 AM

Interactive Panel Discussion

10:05 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters

10:35 AM

IBD Epidemiology
Mark G. Lazarev, MD

11:05 AM

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

11:35 AM

Treatment for Challenging IBD Patients
Mark G. Lazarev, MD

12:05 PM

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

12:35 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

12:50 PM

Luncheon

1:05 PM   

Independent Symposium
CME/CE not provided for this session

1:50 PM

Dessert and Visit Exhibits

2:05 PM

Introduction of the 7th 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

2:35 PM   

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

3:00 PM

First Aid for Decompensated Cirrhotic Patients
Patrick S. Kamath, MD

3:35 PM

Esophageal, Gastric Varices and Gastropathy Management
Hashem B. El Serag, MD, MPH

4:05 PM

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

4:35 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

4:50 PM

Clinical Case Conundrums

5:10 PM

Session Adjourns

 

Saturday, March 28, 2020

6:45 AM

Breakfast and Visit Exhibit/Posters

7:10 – 7:55 AM

Independent Symposium
CME is not provided for this session

7:55 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters

8:10 AM

Welcome Back
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

8:15 AM

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

8:45 AM

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

9:10 AM

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

9:40 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

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

1:35 PM   

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

2:20 PM

Dessert

2:35 PM

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

3:05 PM   

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

3:35 PM

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Update
Stuart J. Spechler, MD 

4:05 PM   

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

4:35 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

4:50 PM

Residents or Clinical Case Conundrums/Outstanding Poster Award Presentation

5:15 PM

Conference Ends

 

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