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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



Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago 

Advanced GI Therapeutics Course & Hands-On Lab Session 
November 22, 2014, ASGE Institute for Training & Technology

This course offers physicians and nurses the opportunity to participate in an exclusive and informative lecture series and hands-on lab session in the growing field of advanced GI therapeutics. Three internationally-renowned specialists will present the latest insights, findings and technologies about this unique and trending topic. This didactic, hands-on training will help attendees refine their skills, expand their knowledge of advanced GI therapeutics and participants will earn continuing educational credits. 

The event kicks off with a networking dinner on Friday evening at Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse in Oak Brook (seating at dinner is limited). The course starts Saturday morning with registration, breakfast and exhibits, followed by the seminar and lecture series, lunch and a hands-on lab session in the afternoon that reinforces the day's learning experience. Space is limited to 125 attendees and early registration is recommended.

Course Faculty Include:

Dr. Patrick I. Okolo III, MBBS, PhD
Chief, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Marietta Iacucci M.D., PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Dr. Brenna Casey, M.D., FASGE
Teacher-Clinician, Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Course Co-Directors Include: 
Dr. Lawrence Gluskin, MD
Dr. Antwan Atia, MD
Dr. Eduardo Villa, MD

For additional information and to register online, please visit



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

22nd International Symposium on Pancreatic & Biliary Endoscopy

January 29 - February 1, 2015
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Conference Center
Los Angeles, CA

Course Directors:
Simon K . Lo, MD
David Carr-Locke, MB, BChir
Jong H. Moon, MD, PhD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The Cedars-Sinai 22nd International Symposium on Pancreatic and Biliary Endoscopy will be held in cooperation with three major endoscopy centers in North America and Asia. This unique course offers an intensive and comprehensive review of pancreatic and biliary endoscopy for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and gastroenterology nurses. Symposium planners invited expert faculty to give state-of-the-art lectures and perform ERCP and EUS procedures to demonstrate special techniques and new technologies.

This year’s symposium features:

•World-renowned endoscopy and pancreatology faculty (David Carr-Locke, MD; Richard Kozarek, MD; Gregory Haber, MD; Takao Itoi, MD; Jong Moon, MD; Christopher Thompson, MD; Douglas Howell, MD; Jacques Van Dam, MD; Stephen Pandol, MD; Bechian Wu, MD, and many more)

• New optional “Medical Pancreatology” program added on Thursday, January 29th

• Twenty-two clinically coherent and carefully chosen didactic topics during the main symposium from January 30th to February 1st 

• Eleven hours of ERCP procedure demonstrations, telecast live from Cedars-Sinai  

• Concurrent GI Fellows’ Program (space permitting, practicing gastroenterologists and nurses are invited to attend as well)

• Bonus Session for GI Fellows & Nurses

• Current literature review relevant to ERCP and EUS

• Ample time for questions and discussion throughout the program with colleagues and faculty

• Case conference to apply technical skill to challenging clinical scenarios

For additional information view the brochure; to register online, visit