AGENDA

Friday, March 29, 2019

 

 

12:00 – 12:50 PM

Lunch/Optional Symposium (Non-Accredited)
 

12:50 – 1:00 PM

Welcome/Introduction

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

PBC: Screening, diagnosis and treatment
Naim Alkhouri, MD


2:15 – 2:40 PM

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

Mack Mitchell, MD


2:40 – 3:00 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion
 

3:00 – 3:15 PM

Break

 

3:15 – 3:45 PM

Evidence based medical management of IBS
William Chey, MD


3:45 – 4:15 PM

Management of acute pancreatitis in accordance with quality measures
Paul Tarnasky, MD


4:15 – 4:45 PM

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

Lawrence Schiller, 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, March 30, 2019

 

 

7:30 – 8:20 AM

Breakfast/Optional Symposium (Non-Accredited)
 

8:20 – 8:30 AM

Welcome

8:30 – 8:55 AM

Impact of bariatric surgery on esophageal function and GERD

Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG


8:55 – 9:20 AM

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


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 (Attendees select one of the following)

  • 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 – 12:25 PM

Lunch/Optional Symposium (Non-Accredited)
 

12:25 – 1:10 PM

Plenary Session (Ethics Credit)

The Compassionate Practice
Evonne Kaplan-Liss, MD, MPH


1:10 – 1:35 PM

Management of complications of cirrhosis: Hepatic encephalopathy and thrombocytopenia
Kimberly Brown, MD

 

1:35 – 2:00 PM

Hepatocellular carcinoma: Screening and treatment
Amit Singal, MD, MS

 

2:20 – 2:35 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion


2:35 – 2:50 PM

Break


2:50 – 3:15 PM

Current treatment updates: Inflammatory bowel disease
To be determined…


3:15 – 3:40 PM

Management of IBD complications including iron-deficiency anemia
Gary Lichtenstein, MD


3:40 – 4:05 PM

Value based care in GI including colon cancer screening
Deepak Agrawal, MD, MPH, MBA


4:05 – 4:25 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion


4:25 – 4:30 PM

Closing Remarks

 

Please note this agenda is subject to change. 

 

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This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Gilead,
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Prometheus Laboratories Inc., and Salix Pharmaceuticals.

Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences 
at Eisenhower, the Gastrointestinal and Liver Association of the Americas (GALA), and the Texas Liver Institute.

www.galamericas.org