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ASGE Highlights at DDW® 2016

Join ASGE in San Diego May 21-24 for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®), the world’s leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees where more than 14,000 GI’s working in gastroenterology, endoscopy, hepatology, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields will gather. 

ASGE has comprehensive programming, including sessions and activities that are designed to advance your knowledge and skills in endoscopy, under the direction of renowned faculty.   Enhance your overall DDW experience and plan ahead now by reviewing the downloadable brochures for program and pricing information.  Sign up here to be notified of updates to ASGE programming.

ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course dollar

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Sunday, May 22, 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, May 23, 7:00 a.m.–Noon*

The ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course will focus on the evolving trends in endoscopic oncology that will highlight the importance of multidisciplinary and personalized care of patients with GI cancer and how to integrate that into your practice. Topics to be covered will include the diagnosis, management, treatment and surveillance options for patients with cancerous or pre-cancerous conditions in an era of precision medicine. Video based case discussions with a multi-disciplinary panel of experts will be utilized to illustrate clinical challenges. Registration fee includes syllabus and continental breakfast. Download brochure     Register

ASGE Presidential Plenary

Monday, May 23, 2:00–3:30 p.m.

ASGE’s Plenary Session will feature a combination of the latest, most novel and innovative research in GI endoscopy, featuring two distinguished lectures from world-renowned experts to illuminate the future for endoscopic research and clinical practice. ASGE President Douglas O. Faigel, MD, FASGE will deliver the ASGE 2016 Presidential Address.

Hands-On Workshops dollar

Saturday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 24

These innovative sessions will provide an opportunity for participants to interact with expert faculty as they demonstrate various cutting edge techniques. Space is limited to 40 participants per session; register early.  Download brochure   Register  

ASGE Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Course dollar

Tuesday, May 24, 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

This live self-assessment course has been designed around ASGE’s GESAP content to provide registrants with the opportunity to benchmark their medical knowledge on endoscopy-related topics against competence standards as determined by the ABIM. This two-hour course has been approved for ABIM MOC Points and will utilize audience response technology to test your knowledge in real-time.

ASGE Crystal Awards

Monday, May 23, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

The 2016 Crystal Awards is the year’s most elegant gala recognizing notable achievements and significant contributions to the profession from GI’s top global leaders. This year’s event will be held at The US Grant Hotel in San Diego and will also celebrate ASGE's 75th anniversary with a 1940's themed gala. Make your reservations today! Brochure   Register Now.

ASGE Video Plenary Session

Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 a.m.–Noon

The ASGE Endoscopic Video Plenary session features peer-reviewed videos demonstrating the most innovative endoscopic techniques and unusual cases from around the world. Don’t miss these diverse, cutting-edge presentations.

ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy

Tuesday, May 24, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

ASGE’s sixth annual World Cup of Endoscopy will feature leading videos representing different countries from around the world. All selected videos will be presented and scored by a panel of international judges live at DDW! view 2015 video highlights 

Senior Fellows Hands-On Workshop dollar

Monday, May 23, 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

This hands-on course is intended for second and third year fellows going into practice and will provide a three hour updated review of hands-on skills.

Challenging Cases in Capsule Endoscopy dollar

Tuesday, May 24, 11:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

This case-based session is intended to assist current practitioners in advancing their skills in capsule endoscopy. Lunch is included with your registration.

ASGE Fellows Networking Session

Saturday, May 21, 5:00 pm–6:00 p.m.

This session offers trainees an opportunity to network with ASGE leaders and discuss topics specifically of interest to trainees. Register online for this event at

Senior Fellows Update

Saturday, May 21, 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Second and third year fellows are invited to this session for an updated review of topics including essential  esophageal therapies, using chromoendoscopy, anorectal disease, bleeding perforations and when to call for help, and tricks and tips in colonoscopy and polypectomy. Register now as space is limited to 32 participants!

ASGE Learning Center

Saturday, May 21 – Monday, May 23, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m

The ASGE Learning Center is a dynamic, interactive educational resource that provides DDW attendees the opportunity to view videos from ASGE’s expansive Endoscopic Learning Library, participate in hands-on endoscopic demonstrations, learn how ASGE is advancing the practice of endoscopy, interact with colleagues from around the world, and earn CME for free!

ASGE Store and Learning Center

Saturday, May 21 – Monday, May 23, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 a.m.–4 p.m

The ASGE Store and Learning Center are the places at DDW to learn about and purchase ASGE products. Explore ASGE’s Endoscopic Learning Library of DVDs featuring demonstrations of endoscopic procedures. Check out the large selection of ASGE physician and patient education products, practice management products and signature logo items. You can also pick up the latest issue of GIE Journal, ASGE Connections and upcoming course information, learn about the benefits of ASGE membership, and find resources to help your practice succeed.



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       We look forward to seeing you in San Diego, CA!