ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course at DDW


Frontiers in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Crossroad Between Innovation and Practice

The ASGE Annual Postgraduate course brings together renowned course directors and faculty for an interactive, evidence-based learning opportunity. As a course participant, you will learn well-established, practical best practices along with new and innovative approaches to everyday endoscopic challenges. 

You can register for this course even if you are not attending DDW!

Exclusively for ASGE Trainee members – your registration for the ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course AND DDW conference registration is free! You must be an ASGE member at the time of registration to receive complimentary access to the ASGE Postgraduate Course. Not an ASGE member? Join now! 

DDW ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course - Course Directors

Overview
Learn from the Leaders in Endoscopy
  • The latest innovations in the field
  • Tips for ensuring endoscopic success
  • Practical approaches to everyday endoscopic challenges
  • How to avoid mistakes, pitfalls and pearls
  • How to manage complications
  • The economics of healthcare
  • Techniques to apply to your everyday practice
  • . . . and much more!

The broad spectrum of gastrointestinal disease, including Barrett’s esophagus, achalasia, pancreaticobiliary diseases, polyps and cancer, as well obesity management will all be covered.

Convenient 2-day Format - Register for One or Both Half-day Modules!

This course consists of didactic lectures, case-based discussion, video-cases, and panel discussions with audience participation will be incorporated to optimize the learning experience.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Apply new endoscopic techniques to common disease states to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Determine the best approaches to manage complex endoscopic challenges.
  • Integrate current quality standards into everyday clinical practice.
  • Combine emerging technology with established endoscopic tools to optimize clinical results.
Who Should Attend

This course is designed for international and U.S.-based participants, including practicing gastroenterologists, surgical endoscopists, gastroenterology trainees, endoscopy nurses and technicians.

Faculty

Invited Faculty

Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FASGE
Mayo Clinic Endoscopy Unit
Scottsdale, Arizona

Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, FASGE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Todd H. Baron, MD, FASGE
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Kenneth Binmoeller, MD, FASGE
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California

Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS
Westmead Hospital, Endoscopy Unit
Westmead, Australia

Carol A. Burke, MD, FASGE
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FASGE
Emory University School of Medicine 
Atlanta, Georgia

Audrey Calderwood, MD, FASGE
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Gesisel School of Medicine
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FASGE 
The Oregon Clinic Endoscopy Center West
Portland, Oregon

Badih Joseph Elmunzer, MD 
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Charleston, South Carolina

Robert H. Hawes, MD, FASGE
Florida Hospital Orlando
Orlando, Florida

Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE
VA Palo Alto
Palo Alto, California

Mouen A. Khashab, MD
John Hopkins Hospital
Towson, Maryland

Stacy B. Menees, MD, MS
University of Michigan
 Ann Arbor, MI

Gottumukkala S. Raju, MD, FASGE
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

John R. Saltzman, MD, FASGE
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE
Galen Medical Group
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Nicolas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FASGE
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Shyam Varadarajulu, MD
Florida Hospital Orlando
Orlando, Florida

Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates
Rockford, Illinois

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

Sachin B. Wani, MD, FASGE
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

 

Faculty is subject to change.

Agenda

Register for one or both half-day sessions!

Sunday June 3, 2018

12:55 – 1:00 pm    Introductions: Welcome to DC! Course Directors

SESSION 1: Ensuring Endoscopic Success:
Moderator: Jennifer Christie, MD, FASGE

1:00 – 1:15 pm     Blood Thinners, Bleeding and Hemostasis: Tools for Success

Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FASGE

1:15 – 1:30 pm     The Perfect Bowel Prep: “Is There a Consensus?”
Stacy B. Menees, MD, MS 

1:30 – 1:45 pm     Now What? A Pragmatic Approach to Adverse Events During Endoscopy
Gottumukkala S. Raju, MD, FASGE

1:45 – 2:00 pm    Gene and Lyn Overholt Lecture: Endoscopy and Health Care Economics: MACRA and Beyond
Introduction: Klaus Mergener, MD, PhD, MBA, FASGE
Speaker: Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE

2:00 – 2:30 pm    Panel Discussions and Videos - My Biggest Mistake Audience Q&A
Jennifer A. Christie, MD, FASGE
Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FASGE
Stacy B. Menees, MD, MS 
Gottumukkala S. Raju, MD, FASGE
Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE

2:30 – 2:45 pm BREAK

SESSION 2: Innovation in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: ”What’s Hot!”
Moderator: Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE

2:45 - 3:00 pm    Endobariatrics: Fad or Future?
Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, FASGE

3:00 – 3:15 pm    Advances in Tissue Resection: EMR to ESD to EFTR
Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE

3:15 – 3:30 pm    Submucosal Endoscopy: POEM and Beyond
Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FASGE

3:30 – 3:45 pm    New Technology in Clinical Practice: Where do I start?
Robert H. Hawes, MD, FASGE

3:45 – 4:15 pm    Clinical Challenges: Panel Discussion and Videos Audience Q&A
Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE
Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, FASGE
Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FASGE
Robert H. Hawes, MD, FASGE

4:15 - 4:30 pm BREAK

SESSION 3: Approaches to Vexing Upper GI Disorders
Moderator: Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE

4:30 – 4:45 pm    Endoscopic Therapy for Barrett’s” Optimizing Therapy, Minimizing Recurrence, and Maximizing Reassurance
Nicolas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FASGE

4:45 – 5:00 pm    Management of Refractory Benign Esophageal Strictures: Time for a New Dog and New Tricks
Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE

5:00 – 5:15 pm    Best Practices in Upper GI Bleeding: A Case Based Approach
John R. Saltzman, MD, FASGE

5:15 – 5:30 pm    Gastric and Duodenal Polyps: “Nuisance or Nuance?”
Kenneth Binmoeller, MD, FASGE

5:30 – 6:00 pm    Video Cases and Panel Discussion Audience Q&A
Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE
Nicolas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FASGE
John R. Saltzman, MD, FASGE
Kenneth Binmoeller, MD, FASGE

Monday, June 4, 2018

6:30 – 7:00 am    Continental Breakfast

SESSION 4: Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy: Pearls and Pitfalls for Everyday Practice

Moderator: Sri Komanduri, MD, FASGE

7:00 – 7:15 am    Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis: A Practical Approach
Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE

7:15 – 7:30 am    The Difficult ERCP: Maximizing Cannulation and Stone Extraction Technique
Todd H. Baron, MD, FASGE 

7:30 – 7:45 am    Post ERCP Pancreatitis: Prophylaxis and Management
Badih Joseph Elmunzer, MD

7:45 – 8:00 am    Techniques for Management of Pancreatic Fluid Collections
Shyam Varadarajulu, MD

8:00 – 8:15 am    Interventional EUS: When ERCP Simply Won’t Do
Mouen A. Khashab, MD

8:15 – 8:45 am Panel Discussion and Videos Audience Q&A
Sri Komanduri, MD, FASGE
Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE
Todd H. Baron, MD, FASGE
Badih Joseph Elmunzer, MD
Shyam Varadarajulu, MD
Mouen A. Khashab, MD

8:45 – 9:00 am BREAK

SESSION 5: Cracking Colonic Conundrums
Moderator: John Vargo, MD, MPH, FASGE

9:00 – 9:15 am    The Difficult Colon: Cecum or Bust?
Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE

9:15 – 9:30 am    Taming the Defiant Polyp: Pearls and Pitfalls
Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS

9:30 – 9:45 am It’s in the Genes: Diagnosis and Management of Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes
Carol A. Burke, MD, FASGE

9:45 – 10:00 am    Colon Cancer Surveillance in IBD: Is Chromoendoscopy the New Standard? 
Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE

10:00 – 10:15 am    Panel Discussion Audience Q&A
John Vargo, MD, MPH, FASGE
Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE
Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS
Carol A. Burke, MD, FASGE 
Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE

SESSION 6: Quality in Endoscopy: Is there a Fork in the Road?

Moderator: Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE

10:30 -10:45 am    Basil Hirschowitz Lecture: Quality Metrics in Therapeutic Endoscopy: The Future Lies Here
Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FASGE

10:45 – 11:00 am    Tips for Optimizing Adenoma Detection Rates
Audrey Calderwood, MD, FASGE

11:00 – 11:15 am    Endoscopy and Barrett's Esophagus: Quality Is Job One
Sachin B. Wani, MD, FASGE

11:15 – 11:30 am    Developing A Quality Endoscopy Care Team: It’s the Culture That Counts
Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE

11:30 – 11:45 am    Peering into the Crystal Ball: The Future of Endoscopy
D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, FASGE

11:45 – 11:55 am Panel Discussion
Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE
Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FASGE
Audrey Calderwood, MD, FASGE
Sachin B. Wani, MD, FASGE
Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE
D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, FASGE

11:55 am – 12:00 pm Closing Remarks/Course Adjourned

*Agenda subject to change.

Registration and Pricing Information
  • Full registration includes Sunday from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Monday from 7:00 am to Noon.

  • Half-day module registration includes either the Sunday afternoon session or the Monday morning session.

  • Not an ASGE member? Save even more when you join ASGE prior to registering for the course. Join today!

  • You can register for this course even if you are not attending DDW!
  FULL REGISTRATION (BOTH DAYS) HALF-DAY MODULE REGISTRATION
On or before 4/18/2018 After 4/18/2018 and On-Site On or before 4/18/2018 After 4/18/2018 and On-site
ASGE PHYSICIAN MEMBER $395 $450  $250 $325
PHYSICIAN NON-MEMBER $525 $595 $380 $470
ASGE TRAINEE MEMBER FREE FREE  FREE FREE
TRAINEE NON-MEMBER $250  $295  $150  $195 
NURSE MEMBER  $195 $250  $95 $150
NURSE NON-MEMBER $250  $295   $150 $195

Registration fee includes Electronic Syllabus. Full registration and Monday half-day module registration also includes continental breakfast and beverages.

 

NEW! ASGE Trainee Members Can Attend for FREE!

Exclusively for ASGE Trainee members – your registration for the ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course AND DDW conference registration is free! You must be an ASGE member at the time of registration to receive complimentary access to the ASGE Postgraduate Course. Not an ASGE member? Join now! 

For trainees to receive free registration to DDW, you must be a member of ASGE, AASLD, AGA or SSAT and register by April 18, 2018.


Continuing Medical Education

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participants to 9 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Industry representatives interested in attending this course must contact Vanita Jordan Moore, Senior Manager, Sales and Business Development (Ph:  630.570.5625; Email:  vmoore@asge.org) or Linda kay Tyler, Senior Director, Sales and Business Development (Ph:  630-570-5601; Email:  ltyler@asge.org).  In compliance with ACCME guidelines, industry representatives may not participate in hands-on training or ask questions during a CME course.

 



 

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