2021 Annual Postgraduate Course: Endoscopy Around the World

Dates: April 24, 2021
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Central Daylight Time)

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Get ahead with the latest endoscopic techniques and technologies during ASGE’s 2021 Annual Postgraduate Course. Taking place before DDW in 2021, earn CME credit and MOC points as you receive the world-class educational experience that is the hallmark of ASGE, virtually from your home or office!

Why You Should Participate

Upon completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to the management of complex endoscopic challenges presented
  • Compare and contrast new and updated endoscopic techniques to enhance patient outcomes in common disease states
  • List quality standards used for best clinical practice in selected endoscopic techniques 
  • Appraise the value of emerging technologies in gastrointestinal endoscopy

The framework for this year’s course is based upon the “The Day in the Life of an Endoscopist,” where we proceed from one case to another with a blended approach of video-case-based presentations augmented by the practicalities of diagnostic and therapeutic procedural techniques, followed by supporting best practices.   

Over 20 world-renowned faculty have curated their premier videos from the top live endoscopy courses worldwide. From their clinical practice to your practice, faculty will cover a wide array of case-based scenarios, including the latest endoscopic innovations. Throughout the four sessions, panelists will challenge presenters on their selection of techniques and technologies, highlighting evidence-based practice guidelines to enhance the quality of care. 

Clinical topic areas have been carefully selected to reflect critical areas in endoscopy that will update all attendees. Topic highlights include adenoma detection and resection, polypectomy and clipping, Barrett’s esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, GI bleeding, dysplasia in IBD, deep enteroscopy, bariatric endoscopy, stenting vs. surgery, management of pancreatic fluid collections, and the latest in ERCP techniques. Maximize your learning experience with video case-based instruction, live panel discussions with audience participation and didactic lectures.

Who Should Attend

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

Course Directors and Faculty
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Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, FASGE 
National Director of Gastroenterology 
Veterans Health Administration 
Professor of Medicine 
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
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Robert A. Enns, MD, FASGE

Clinical Professor of Medicine
St. Paul’s Hospital
The University of British Columbia
Pacific Gastroenterology Associates 
Vancouver, BC Canada

D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, MASGE


Thomas Roesch, MD


Jacque Deviere, MD, PhD


Michal J. Bourke, MD, MBBS

Invited Faculty

Michelle A. Anderson, MD, MSc, FASGE
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Marianna Arvanitaki, MD, PhD
Erasme Hospital
Brussels, Belgium

Kenneth F. Binmoeller, MD, MASGE
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

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

Michael F. Byrne, MD
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver BC CANADA

Marcia Irene Canto, MD, MHS, FASGE
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Jacques Deviere, MD, PhD
ULB Hospital Erasme
Brussels, Belgium

Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Grace H. Elta, MD, MASGE
Ann Arbor, MI

Gregory B. Haber, MD, MASGE
Tisch Hospital-NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Ikuo Hirano, MD
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
Chicago, IL

Haruhiro Inoue: MD, FASGE, PhD
Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE
San Francisco VA Health System
San Francisco, CA

James Y.W. Lau, MD
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Endoscopy Centre at Prince of Wales Hospital
Prince CHINA

Gary R. May, MD, FASGE
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario CANADA

Horst Neuhaus, MD
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Duesseldorf
Dusseldorf GERMANY

Heiko Pohl, MD
VA Medical Center
White River Junction, VT

Thierry Ponchon, MD
IntSocCon
Hospital E. Herriot, FRANCE

D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, MASGE
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology
Hyderabad, INDIA

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

Thomas Roesch, MD
IntSocCon,
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf
Hamburg GERMANY

Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Agenda

8:00 – 8:05 AM        
Welcome and Introductions
Course Directors: Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, FASGE and Robert A. Enns, MD, FASGE

SESSION ONE:

Moderators: D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, MASGE, Robert Enns, MD and Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS

8:05 – 8:25 AM

ERCP, drainage, minimizing complications, new devices for stones
D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, MASGE
Q&A (5 min)

 

8:30 – 8:43 AM       

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
Haruhiro Inoue: MD, FASGE, PhD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

8:48 – 9:01 AM        

GI Bleeding
James Y.W. Lau, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

9:06 – 9:19 AM        

Single use endoscopes (discuss CRE)
Horst Neuhaus, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

9:24 – 9:37 AM        

Role of EUS for chronic pancreatitis
Michelle A. Anderson, MD, MSc, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

9:42 – 9:55 AM        

Basil Hirschowitz Lecture: Pancreatic Cysts
Grace H. Elta, MD, MASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

10:00 – 10:15 AM   

Panel Discussions

D. Nageshwar Reddy, MD, MASGE, Haruhiro Inoue: MD, FASGE, PhD, James Y.W. Lau, MD,

Horst Neuhaus, MD, Michelle A. Anderson, MD, MSc, FASGE and Grace H. Elta, MD, MASGE

 

10:15 – 10:25 AM   

BREAK

 

SESSION TWO:

Moderators: Jacques Deviere, MD, PhD, Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS and Robert Enns, MD

 

10:25 – 10:45 AM

New Tools for Endoscopy
Jacques Deviere, MD, PhD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

10:50 – 11:03 AM   

Deep Enteroscopy
Marianna Arvanitaki, MD, PhD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

11:08 – 11:21 AM   

EUS for lumps and bumps: when do we need to do it?
Thierry Ponchon, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

11:44 – 11:57 AM   

Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Ikuo Hirano, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

12:02 – 12:15 PM   

Artificial intelligence in endoscopy
Michael F. Byrne, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

12:20 – 12:35 PM   

Panel Discussion
Jacques Deviere, MD, PhD, Marianna Arvanitaki, MD, PhD, Thierry Ponchon, MD,
Ikuo Hirano, MD and Michael F. Byrne, MD

 

12:35 – 1:05 PM     

MEAL BREAK AND VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

 

SESSION THREE:

Moderators: Thomas Roesch, MD, Robert Enns, MD and Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS

 

1:05 – 1:25 PM
Tunnel interventions, POEM
Thomas Roesch, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

1:30 – 1:43 PM        

Barrett’s Esophagus
Marcia Irene Canto, MD, MHS, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

2:06 – 2:19 PM        

Endoscopy in IBD (including endoscopic scoring systems)
Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)


2:24 – 2:37 PM        

Over-the-scope clips and its uses
Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

2:42 – 2:55 PM        

Gene and Lynn Overholt Lecture: Innovation in Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
Gregory B. Haber, MD, MASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

3:00 – 3:15 PM        

Panel Discussion
Thomas Roesch, MD, Marcia Irene Canto, MD, MD, MHS, FASGE, MD,
MASGE, Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FASGE, Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE, Gregory B. Haber, MD, MASGE

 

3:15 – 3:25 PM        
BREAK

 

SESSION FOUR:

Moderators: Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS, Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS and Rob Enns, MD

 

3:25 – 3:45 PM        

Colonoscopic Polypectomy
Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS
Q&A (5 mins)

 

3:50 – 4:03 PM        

Water Immersion Colonoscopy
Kenneth F. Binmoeller, MD, MASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

4:08 – 4:21 PM        

Improving adenoma detection rates
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

4:26 – 4:39 PM        

Colonic stenting: bridge to surgery or definitive palliation?
Gary R. May, MD, FASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

4:44 – 4:57 PM        

To clip or not to clip after colonoscopic polypectomy
Heiko Pohl, MD
Q&A (5 mins)

 

5:03 – 5:23 PM

Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Colonoscopy
Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE
Q&A (5 mins)

 

5:28 – 5:43 PM

Panel Discussion

Michael J. Bourke, MD, MBBS, Kenneth F. Binmoeller, MD, MASGE, Aasma Shaukat, MD,
MPH, FASGE, Gary R. May, MD, FASGE, Heiko Pohl, MD, and Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE

 

5:43-5:45 PM

Meeting Closeout
Course Directors: Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, FASGE and Robert A. Enns, MD, FASGE

 

5:45 PM

Meeting Adjourned

CME

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, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Registration

Member/Non-Member

Live Streaming and/or OnDemand

Registration Rate

ASGEMember (M)

$395

ASGE Nonmember (NM)

$525

ASGE Member Trainee (MT)

$45

ASGE Nonmember Trainee (NMT)

$75

 

Registration fee includes PowerPoint Presentations in pdf format and Digital Recordings, accessible on GI Leap.

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Additional Information

ASGE Assurance to High Level Scientific Evidence and Adherence to Neutrality: ASGE is committed to you, our learners. We are committed to assuring the highest level of scientific rigor, research-based evidence and practicality to clinical use is conveyed throughout this educational activity. Members who designed this educational activity are carefully selected for their content expertise, teaching excellence and neutrality on the topic(s) being presented. ASGE requires all subject matter experts, committee members and staff planners who are in a position to control any aspect of content to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. Financial relationships in any amount is considered a potential conflict of interest, is peer-reviewed and resolved according to ASGE’s Educational Conflict of Interest policy and procedure prior to the start of this program.  

HIPAA Accountability: ASGE makes every effort to not include individually identifiable health information in this educational activity. To protect patient privacy, faculty are requested to de-identify patient related material in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Educational Attributes: This ASGE educational program addresses the following desirable physician attribute(s) that align with ACGME/ABMS Competencies, Institute of Medicine Competencies and/or Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competencies: a) Medical Knowledge; b) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement; c) Provide Patient-Centered Care; and d) Employ Evidence-Based Practice.

ASGE’s Commitment to Our Learners: ASGE’s continuing medical education program consists of a diversified educational portfolio. Each educational activity serves to maintain, develop, or increase our learner’s knowledge, skill, and professional performance. It is our intention that you will be able to transfer this learning to the provision of services for your patients, the public and the endoscopy profession. Content developed for this educational activity is based upon a body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the GI profession and ASGE’s standards of practice, the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public.

ASGE Outcome-Based Education Level
The course is designed to meet ASGE’s Level 2 on an anticipated outcome-based education (OBE) scale. ASGE’s OBE level designation is an educational indicator on what is anticipated for participants to gain from this program’s instruction and objectives.