AGENDA

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Friday, June 14, 2019

12:00 – 12:50 PM         

Registration/Lunch

 

12:50 – 1:00 PM           

Welcome/Introduction

Conference Co-chairs: Maria Abreu, MD & Paul Martin, MD

 

Current Topics in Hepatology I  

Moderator:  Nancy Reau, MD

 

1:00 – 1:25 PM             

HBV: Which treatments are currently available and what is on the horizon?
Nancy Reau, MD 

 

1:25 – 1:50 PM             

HCV Elimination: Screening, linkage and treatment 
Eric Lawitz, MD

 

1:50 – 2:15 PM             

Management of complications of cirrhosis:  Hepatic encephalopathy and thrombocytopenia

Robert Brown, MD, MPH

 

2:15 – 2:40 PM             

PBC: Screening, diagnosis and treatment 
Naim Alkhouri, MD

 

2:40 – 3:00 PM             

Q&A/Panel discussion

 

3:00 – 3:15 PM             

Break

 

Current Topics in Gastroenterology I  

Moderator:  Lawrence Schiller, MD

 

3:15 – 3:45 PM             

Chronic abdominal pain: Making a diagnosis and what to do when you can't 
Lawrence Schiller, MD

 

3:45 – 4:15 PM             

Evidence-based non-pharmacological approaches to managing patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Peter Gibson, MD

 

4:15 – 4:45 PM             

Pancreatic cysts and risk for pancreatic cancer
Andres Carrion, MD  

 

4:45 – 5:15 PM             

Q&A/Panel discussion

 

5:15 – 5:30 PM             

Day 1 wrap-up

 

5:30 – 7:00 PM             

Welcome reception

Saturday, June 15, 2019

 


7:30 – 8:20 AM             

Breakfast/Optional Symposium (Non-Accredited)

 

8:20 – 8:30 AM            

Welcome

 

Current Topics in Gastroenterology II  

Moderator:  Joel Richter, MD

 

8:30 – 8:55 AM            

Treatment of non-achalasia motor disorders (EGJ outlet obstruction, spasm, and jackhammer)
Joel Richter, MD

 

8:55 – 9:20 AM            

Impact of bariatric surgery on esophageal function and GERD 
Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD

 

9:20 – 9:45 AM            

Endoscopic therapy for GERD 
Ronnie Fass, MD

 

9:45 – 10:10 AM          

Q&A/Panel Discussion

 

10:10 – 10:25 AM        

Break

 

10:25 – 11:25 AM        

Parallel Sessions (Select one)

  • GI Woes from Head to Toe

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Colorectal Cancer

  • Viral Hepatitis/Cholestatic Disease/Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  • Complications of Cirrhosis with Focus on Hepatic Encephalopathy, Thrombocytopenia and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

 

11:25 AM –  11:40 AM

Lunch Break

 

11:40 AM - 12:30 PM    

Lunch/Optional Symposium (Non-Accredited)

Plenary Session (Ethics Credit)  

 

12:35 – 1:20 PM          

The Compassionate Practice

Evonne Kaplan-Liss, MD, MPH 

 

Current Topics in Hepatology II  

Moderator:  Paul Martin, MD

 

1:20 – 1:45 PM             

NAFLD/NASH: Screening, current management and treatments on the horizon

Paul Martin, MD
 

1:45 – 2:10 PM             

Hepatocellular carcinoma:  Screening and treatment   
Roberto Firpi, MD 

2:10 – 2:30 PM             

Q&A/Panel Discussion

2:30 – 2:45 PM             

Break

 

Current Topics in Gastroenterology III

Moderator:  Stephen Hanauer, MD

 

2:45 – 3:10 PM             

IBD:  Transforming guidelines and pathways into practice
Stephen Hanauer, MD 

3:10 – 3:35 PM             

Management of IBD complications including iron-deficiency anemia 
Maria Abreu, MD

3:35 – 4:00 PM             

Updates in screening and early-onset colorectal cancer 
Daniel Sussman, MD

 

4:00 – 4:30 PM             

Q&A/Panel Discussion

4:30 – 4:45 PM             

Closing Remarks

 

Please note this agenda is subject to change.
 

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