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EDUCATION

ASGE Endorsed Activities

As you partner in endoscopy, ASGE provides endorsement for both domestic and international educational activities that meet certain requirements. Attaining ASGE endorsement is a process involving the submission of certain materials to ASGE and an understanding of the conditions under which ASGE agrees to provide endorsement.  ASGE carefully reviews all submitted materials and endorses the educational activities that meet the specific requirements. 

ASGE offers endorsement for both live activities and enduring materials.

 If you are interested in ASGE endorsement for your live activity, please complete an endorsement application and submit to endorsements@asge.org.

If you are interested in ASGE endorsement for your enduring material, please complete the following endorsement application and submit to endorsements@asge.org

   


6th Annual Gastrointestinal Cancer and Therapeutic Endoscopy Symposia 2014

October 24-25, 2014
Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA

This conference provides participating physicians and healthcare providers with updates and new insights in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.  Topics will cover the fields of gastrointestinal cancer, gastroenterology, endoscopic oncology, and surgical oncology.  

Course Director: Dr. Virendra Joshi

For additional information and to register online, please visit www.ochsner.org/cme  


19th Annual Endoscopic Ultrasonography – Featuring Live Cases & Hands-on Session

November 14 – 16, 2014

CME certified: 21.75

The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Care and Discovery
5700 South Maryland, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60637

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has become a widespread endoscopic technique in the diagnosis, staging, and biopsy of gastrointestinal malignancies. High resolution imaging of the pancreas has also been a major strength of EUS. This course will offer gastroenterologists, endoscopists, surgeons, and nurses an opportunity to review the indications and techniques used for EUS, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and injection therapy. A series of lectures, live case demonstrations, and hands-on tutorials will be conducted by an expert international EUS faculty.

This activity has been planned for Gastroenterologists, Endoscopists, Endosonographers, Surgeons, Oncologists, Nurses and Gastroenterology fellows committed to the advancement of endoscopy.

Conference Co-Directors

Irving Waxman, MD, William R Brugge, MD, Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD

For additional information and to register online today please visit: http://app.certain.com/profile/web/index.cfm?PKWebId=0x6192494ead 

 


Advances in Technology and Understanding of Esophageal Diseases


December 5-6, 2014
Mayo Clinic Education Center
Phoenix, Arizona


CME Credits: 13.5

Esophageal disease is a rapidly-developing area marked by significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. In this continuing medical education activity, a comprehensive approach will be taken to explore these exciting advancements including high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, and insights into new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis. A special feature of this program is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation, and transnasal endoscopy. Participants will rotate through each of the following stations:
• EMR Cap • EMR Ligation • Radiofrequency Ablation • Cryotherapy • Motility • Transnasal Endoscopy

This course is designed for practicing gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in gastroenterology. Thoracic surgeons, otolaryngologists and pulmonologists, as well as other health care professionals with an interest in esophageal diseases may benefit from this program.

Course Director: Prasad G. Iyer, M.D.
Course Co-Directors: Kenneth R. DeVault, M.D., David A. Katzka, M.D., and Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.

For additional information and to register online, visit http://www.mayo.edu/cme/gastroenterology-2014s605.