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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 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

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


8th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course 


Friday & Saturday, July 18-19, 2014
Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri  

The intended result of this live activity is to increase knowledge, competency, and performance in the practice of ERCP, EUS, treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, large polypectomy, and to raise awareness of endoscopic/non-surgical treatments of obesity.  At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees should be able to: 

  • Provide state-of-the-art care within the field of interventional endoscopy. This will enable attendees to integrate technologic device advances with improved understanding of disease response to endoscopic interventions in an effort to improve patient care.
  • Discuss the role of EMR and ablative therapies for dysplastic Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma.
  • Recognize that most large colon polyps can be successfully removed endoscopically and that surgery is required in only a minority of cases.
  • State the approaches to cannulate the bile duct and maintain access using various techniques and equipment platforms.
  • Discuss the role of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasonography in the management of pancreatic and biliary pathology such as cysts, tumors and pseudocysts.
  • Describe emerging endoscopic treatments of obesity which may serve as adjuvant therapy or an alternative to surgical treatment.    

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 11th Annual Course Mayo Clinic EUS Summit and Principles & Pearls in Pancreatology

July 30 – August 2, 2014
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 

This course is designed to provide endosonographers, gastroenterologists, and other health care providers at all levels of experience a comprehensive multidisciplinary review of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound.  Nationally renowned experts from varying fields including Gastroenterology, Pancreatology, Surgery, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology and Endosonography, will discuss the impact and role of EUS in their practice.  A team of moderators will oversee all day in-room live case demonstrations and a separate all day hands-on animal lab, incorporating lively exchange between the faculty and participants to enhance the overall educational experience and to demonstrate the use of current and new equipment and devices.

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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

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