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ASGE Sessions at Digestive Disease Week 2015

ASGE/AGA Joint Presidential Plenary
Saturday, May 16-Tuesday, May 19
2 – 5 p.m.

AGA and ASGE will present the most novel and innovative research in gastroenterology and GI endoscopy at this collaborative session.

DDW dollar graphic Hands-On Workshops
Saturday, May 16-Tuesday, May 19

These two-and-a-half-hour sessions will provide an opportunity for participants to interact with expert faculty as they demonstrate techniques.

Saturday, May 16  
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hemorrhoid Therapies (HW1)
Course Director: Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, FASGE
3 p.m.–5:30 p.m. EMR (HW2)
Course Director: Andrew Y. Wang, MD, FASGE
Sunday, May 17  
7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Enteral Access (HW3)
Course Directors: Stephen A. McClave, MD, FASGE, and Douglas G. Adler, MD, FASGE
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. ESD (HW4) (Maximum of 40 attendees)
Course Director: Norio Fukami, MD, FASGE
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Suturing and Closures (HW5)
Course Director: Amrita Sethi, MD
Monday, May 18  
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Senior Fellows (HW6)
Course Director: Walter J. Coyle, MD, FASGE
Tuesday, May 19  
7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. ERCP (HW7)
Course Director: Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE
11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. Advanced Capsule Endoscopy
Course Directors: Carol E. Semrad, MD and Laurel R. Fisher, MD, FASGE

ASGE Clinical Symposia and Special Sessions
Saturday, May 16-Tuesday, May 19

Session topics include: (titles subject to change)

  • ASGE/Indian Societies for Gastroenterology International Symposium
  • ASGE/Japan Gastroenterology Endoscopy Society (JGES) (JGES) International Symposium
  • ASGE/Sociedad Interamericana de Endoscopie Digestiva (SIED) International Symposium
  • Best of ASGE DDW in Spanish
  • Big Problems in the Small Bowel: A Case-Based Approach
  • Colonoscopy: What’s New and What Should I Be Doing?
  • Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP Essential
  • EUR-Guided Interventions in GI Oncology
  • How to Succeed in Endoscopy: The Early Years
  • Interventional and Therapeutic EUS: Yes, It’s Here!
  • Is Less More/ A balance View of Stenting
  • LEADing Women Forward in Gastroenterology Careers
  • Managing Perforations, Leaks and Fistulas
  • Optimizing Costs and Efficiency in a Value-Based World
  • Optimizing the Management of Gastric Variceal Hemorrhage
  • Real Time Assessment of Diminutive (<5mm) Polyps Histology: Are We Confident?
  • Role of Endoscopy in ‘Idiopathic’ Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis
  • The Many Ways to Skin a Polyp
  • The New Frontier of Submucosal Endoscopy
  • The Role of Endoscopy in the Bariatric Patient

ASGE Senior Fellows Update  NEW!
Saturday, May 19, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Second and third-year fellows are invited to this session for an updated review of topics, including EMR, anorectal disease,  “on-call” emergencies, chromoendoscopy, dilation, and tricks and tips in colonoscopy. 

ASGE Fellows Networking Session
Saturday, May 19,  5 – 6 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:

ASGE Video Plenary Session
Tuesday, May 19,  8 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. 

DDW dollar graphic ASGE Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Course
Tuesday, May 19,  1 – 3 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 in 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 World Cup of Endoscopy
Tuesday, May 19,  1 – 3 p.m.

ASGE’s fifth annual World Cup of Endoscopy will feature leading videos representing different countries. All selected videos will be presented and scored by a panel of international judges live at DDW.

ASGE Resource Center
Saturday, May 16, Noon-6 p.m.
Sunday, May 17, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday, May 18, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

The ASGE Resource Center is the place at DDW to learn about and purchase ASGE products, all in one place.

ASGE Social Events

President’s Reception TBD

Diversity Reception TBD

International Reception TBD 

DDW dollar graphic = An additional fee is required for this session.

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Registration Opens
January 7 for Members