Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cysts

Dates: August 9, 2019

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Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cysts

Presenter: Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE

Webinar Description

With increasing use of cross-sectional imaging, the diagnosis of pancreatic cysts is climbing. The goal of this program is to review and discuss the different types of pancreatic cystic lesions that are most often encountered in practice and to distinguish worrisome (mucinous) from benign (nonmucinous) cysts.  Additionally, the program will help healthcare providers negotiate the different guidelines in order to facilitate appropriate plan and follow up on these patients.

In addition to an in-depth presentation, attendees will be able to participate in a Q&A session.

The recorded session is included in your registration fee.  Instructions to access the GoToWebinar will be sent out via email one week prior to the date of the webinar.

Target Audience

Endoscopists, gastroenterologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, practice managers, surgeons, fellows/trainees and other healthcare professionals

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the different types of pancreatic cystic lesions
  • Demonstrate how to distinguish the different types of pancreatic cystic lesions
  • Apply the current guidelines for surveillance of pancreatic cystic lesions

Presenter Information

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


Vanessa M. Shami, MD is professor of medicine and director of endoscopic ultrasound in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of Virginia Medical Center. She completed her internal medicine residency as well as her gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Virginia. Subsequently, she completed an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the University of Chicago. 

Dr. Shami has received numerous teaching awards including the University of Virginia Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award, and is an elected member of the University of Virginia Academy of Distinguished Educators. She maintains a busy clinical practice, which embraces her interests in Barrett’s ablation, upper and lower endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), GI oncology and pancreaticobiliary medicine. Her clinical research has led to numerous papers and she co-edited a text book on endoscopic ultrasound. Dr Shami currently serves as an American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Governing Board Councilor and is on the VideoGIE Editorial Review.



Registration Fees

Member Pricing
Individual Webinar: $99

Nonmember Pricing
Individual Webinar: $149


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Cancellation Policy

Request for refunds must be requested in writing, no later than two weeks prior to the course. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $25. Attendee substitutions are permitted with ASGE authorization. ASGE has the right to cancel a program at any time at its discretion.

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Continuining Medical Education (CME)


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

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

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