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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 educational activities and enduring materials.

Effective immediately, domestic endorsement application will be charged $4,500.

 Submit all completed application(s) to:

Live in the D Advanced Endoscopy Conference

Friday, May 6, 2016 - Live Cases and Lecture Presentations
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - Hands-On Workshop Westin Book Cadillac & Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

CME certified:  12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Course Directors:  Cyrus Piraka, MD, FASGE, and Krishnavel V. Chathadi, MD

Faculty members: Sumit Singla, Vinay Katukuri, Rob Pompa, Nikhil Shastri, Michelle Anderson, V. Raman Muthusamy, Raj Shah, Grace Elta, Ryan Law, B. Joseph Elmunzer, and Amrita Sethi

 Course Overview:
Join the experts for live cases, didactic presentations, and a hands-on workshop in the field of Advanced Endoscopy.    The event begins Friday with presentations and live cases at Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, MI, and continues on  Saturday with an optional hands-on workshop at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI.

Learning Objectives:
Improve understanding of Endoscopic Ultrasound and ERCP for diagnosing/treating pancreaticobiliary disease *Implement the best endoscopic management plan for patients with complex colon and duodenal polyps using non-surgical treatment options *Integrate practice guidelines and new techniques to manage abdominal fluid collections *Improve understanding of the management of endoscopic complications

To register or for more information:
Phone:  (313) 916-8214 

3rd Athens International Symposium
July 8-9, 2016

Event Director:  Ioannis Katsogridakis, MD (Greece)

Contact Person - Secreteriat: 
Mrs Pouli Eftihia, E-Mail: 

Event topics: 
Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer
Abnormal Liver Test – Diagnosis in Primary Care
GERD Management
Gastric Cancer
Approach to Anemia in GI diseases
Peptic ulcer treatment
Dysphagia diagnosis and management
Rectal Bleeding Management
Hematemesis and Melena
Chronic Diarrhea Management
Colorectal cancer screening
Obstructive Jaundice
Celiac Disease in Primary Care
How to Improve Adenoma Detections
How to Stage BE Cancer and How to Treat It
Early Gastric Cancer
EUS in biliary-pancreatic diseases
Esophageal Gastroduodenal and Colonic Stents
SCC Detection
Colon Capsule and Colonography
PEG(J) tube placement
Zenker’s diverticulum
Endoscopic treatment of Achalasia
Endoscopic management of Perforation 

Event aims:

- This symposium is intended for internists and general practitioners, as well as gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons and it will feature comprehensive discussions of premalignant gastrointestinal conditions, their recognition and symptom alerts, as well as current diagnostic approaches and therapies.

- It will provide the attendees with the proper knowledge and awareness in order to recognize the various premalignant conditions of the digestive system and decide how to manage them with surgical or endoscopic treatments, or both.

- It will highlight all the latest innovative diagnostic and therapeutic techniques used in gastroenterology throughout the world.

- It will demonstrate to gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons through Live Demonstrations the latest endoscopic techniques and procedures by world-renowned experts.

For more information, please visit the program’s website -

 10th Annual St. Louis LIVE Therapeutic Endoscopy Course
 Friday, July 15, 2016 
 Eric P. Newman Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 

CME Certified:  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director: Daniel Mullady, MD, FASGE

Faculty Members:  Riad R. Azar, MD, FASGE; Dayna S. Early, MD, FACG, FASGE; Vladimir M. Kushnir, MD; Gabriel D. Lang, MD; Daniel K. Mullady, MD, FASGE; Tarek Ammar, MD; Brian C. Brauer, MD; Gregory A. Coté, MD, MS; Jeffrey J. Easler, MD; Steven Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE; Larissa Fujii-Lau, MD; Srinivas Gaddam, MD; Neil Gupta, MD, MPH; Eileen Janec, MD; Sreeni Jonnalagadda, MD, FASGE; Rajesh Keswani, MD; Jason B. Klapman, MD, FASGE; John T. Maple, DO; John A. Martin, MD, FASGE; Faris M. Murad, MD, FASGE; Sachin Wani, MD

Course Overview:

Join us for a day of transmitted live case presentations, didactic lectures, and panel Q&A for gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, and surgeons

Learning Objectives:

Provide state-of-art care within the field of interventional endoscopy.

Explain appropriate methods to decrease the risk for ERCP-related complications.

Recognize the important role of high-quality cross-sectional imaging in the initial evaluation of a patient with a biliary stricture, prior to ERCP.

Identify the indications for advanced techniques such as choledochoscopy and EUS in the evaluation of indeterminate biliary strictures.

Recognize that most large colon polyps can be successfully removed endoscopically and that surgery is required in a minority of cases.

Discuss the role of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasonography in the management of pancreatic and biliary pathology such as cysts, pseudocysts, and organized necrosis.

Discuss the role of EMR and ablative therapies for dysplastic Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma.

To register or for more information:


Phone: 314-362-6891

 EUS 2016 - 20th International Symposium on Endoscopic UltrasonographySeptember 22-24, 2016

Budapest, Hungary
For more information, please visit the program's website -