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Schedule

  • May 2
  • May 3
  • May 4

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Evening (starts at 6 p.m.) Connect to Detect: Applying Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening*
Registration: 6–6:15 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–7:45 p.m.
Chair: Brooks D. Cash, MD, chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, UT Health Science Center at Houston
Speaker: Douglas J. Robertson, MD, professor of medicine/chief of gastroenterology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth/VA Medical Center
Supported by: Exact Sciences
Provided by: Forefront Collaborative
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Forefront Collaborative. Join us in the Hilton SD Bayfront hotel (Indigo A/B/E/F). Register online.
A Bug's World: The Microbiome in Gastrointestinal Conditions*
Registration: 6:15–6:45 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:45–8:15 p.m.
Chair: William Chey, MD, Nostrant professor of gastroenterology & nutrition, University of Michigan Health System
Speakers: Mark Pimental, MD, asst professor of medicine & exec director, David Geffen School of Medicine & Cedars-Sinai; Mille Long, MD, associate professor of medicine , University of North Carolina; Brennan Spiegel, MD, professor of medicine & public health director, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Supported by: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provided by: AGA & Medscape Education
This symposium offers 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by AGA. Join us in the Marriott Marquis SD Marina hotel (Marina Ballroom F/G). Register online.
NASH: The Epidemic Is Here, Are You Ready?*
Registration: 6:15–6:45 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:45–8:15 p.m.
Chair: Kris V. Kowdley, MD, director, Swedish Medical Center
Speakers: Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, director, Bon Secours Liver Institute of Richmond; Zobair M. Younossi, MD, chairman, Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Supported by: Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Provided by: Medscape Education
This symposium offers 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Medscape Education. Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (Harbor Ballroom A/B/C). Register online.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Morning (ends at 7:45 a.m.) A New Era of Optimal Treatment Selection in IBD: A Clinical ForumSM*
Registration: 5:30–6 a.m.
Symposium Breakfast Time: 6–7:30 a.m.
Chair: Parambir Dulai, MD, assistant professor, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Speakers: Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital; William J. Sandborn, MD, chief, Division of Gastroenterology, UC San Diego Health System
Supported by: Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Provided by: RMEI Medical Education, LLC
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (Seaport Ballroom F/G/H). Register online.
vening (starts at 6 p.m.)
An Updated Clinical Overview of a Prescription Treatment for Patients With Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis
Symposium Dinner Time: 6–8 p.m
Speakers: Bincy Abraham, MD, Houston Methodist; Asher Kornbluth, MD, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Supported by: Pfizer
Provided by: Pfizer
Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (NOTE: Room Change to Harbor AB).
JAK-STAT-GO: Personalized, Targeted Therapy Options for Your IBD Patients in Seven Minutes or Less*
Registration: 6–6:15 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–8:10 p.m.
Chair: Bruce Sands, MD, chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speakers: Joel Pekow, MD, assistant professor of medicine, University of Chicago; Thomas Ullman, MD, chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Montefiore Medical Center
Supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Provided by: Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning
This symposium offers 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning. Join us in the Hilton SD Bayfront hotel (Sapphire Ballroom IJKMNO). Register online.
A Whole New World: IBS, C. difficile Infection and the Microbiota in the 21st Century
Registration: 6 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–8 p.m.
Chair: Paul Feuerstadt, MD, assistant clinical professor of medicine, Yale University School of Medicine
Speakers: William Chey, MD, professor of internal medicine, University of Michigan; Paul Feuerstadt, MD, assistant clinical professor of medicine, Yale University School of Medicine; Sahil Khanna, MD, associate professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic
Supported by: Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Join us in the Hilton SD Bayfront hotel (Indigo Ballroom CD).
Current IBD Management: Lost in Translation - Unraveling the mysteries of IBD management toward better outcomes
Registration: 6–6:15 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–7:30 p.m.
Speakers: Marla Dubinsky, MD, chief of gastroenterology and nutrition, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai NY; Millie Long, MD, associate professor of medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Christian Maaser, MD, professor of medicine, Klinikum Lüneburg, Lüneburg Germany
Supported by: AbbVie Inc.
Provided by: AbbVie Inc.
Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (Seaport Ballroom A/B).
Hope on the Horizon: Improving NASH Assessment and Treatment*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Chair: Zobair M. Younossi, MD, chairman, Dept. of Medicine; prof. of medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital; Falls Church, VA
Speakers: Ira M. Jacobson, MD, professor, Dept. of Medicine/director, Hepatolgy, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY; Cynthia Moylan, MD, assoc. prof. of medicine/Div. of Gastroenterology, Duke University, Durham, NC
Supported by: Allergan, Inc.
Provided by: American Gastroenterological Association
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by American Gastroenterological Association. Join us in the Hilton SD Bayfront hotel (Sapphire Ballroom ABCEFG).
Hot Topics in Cirrhosis*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Chair: Kimberly Brown, MD, professor of medicine at Wayne State University, Henry Ford Hospital
Speakers: Steven Flamm, MD, chief of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine; R. Todd Frederick, MD, transplant hepatologist, California Pacific Medical Center; Sammy Saab, MD, professor of medicine and surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Supported by: Dova, Mallinckrodt and Salix Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: The Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Annenberg Center for Health Sciences. Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (Seaport Ballroom F/G/H).
Here is a link to the webcast.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Evening (starts at 6 p.m.) An Evidence-based Approach to Dietary Therapy for Crohn’s Disease
Symposium Time: 6:15–7:15 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–7:45 p.m.
Chair: James Lewis, prof., Perelman School of Medicine, Uni Pennsylvania, USA
Speakers: Jean-Frederic Colombel, prof., Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, USA; Arie Levine, prof., Wolfson Medical Center, Israel; Johan van Limbergen, MD, Emma Children's Hospital, the Netherlands
Supported by: Nestlé Health Science
Provided by: Nestlé Health Science
Join us in the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel (Seaport Ballroom D/E).
Missed Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis: Optimizing Management of Diabetic Gastroparesis*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Chair: Satish Rao, MD, professor of medicine, Medical College of Gerogia, Augusta University
Speaker: Michael Camilleri, MD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Supported by: Allergan
Provided by: CME Outfitters, LLC
This symposium offers 1.5 CME, CNE, ABIM MOC II Credits™ by CME Outfitters, LLC. Join us in the Hilton SD Bayfront hotel (Indigo A/B).
Safe Colonoscopy Preparation: New Evidence*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Speakers: Douglas Rex, MD, distinguished professor of medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine; Jack DiPalma, MD, professor and director, University of South Alabama; David Johnson, MD, chief of gastroenterology, Eastern Virginia Medical School; Mark Cleveland, MD, Consultant
Supported by: Braintree A Part of Sebela Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: Applied Clinical Education
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Global Education Group. Join us in the Marriott Marquis SD Marina hotel (Marina Ballroom D). Register online.
Clinic presents Dr. Victor Fazio IBD Symposium in Medical and Surgical Treatment of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Positioning Medications and Surgery for IBD
Registration: 6–6:55 p.m.
Symposium Time: 6:55–9 p.m.
Chair: Miguel Regueiro, MD, dept chair, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Inst.
Speakers: Tracy Hull, MD, professor of surgery, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Inst.; Bo Shen, MD, professor of medicine, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Inst.; David Rubin, MD, Joseph B. Kirsner, professor of medicine, University of Chicago; Stefan D. Holubar, MD, faculty, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute; Amy Lightner, MD, faculty, Amy Lightner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute Faculty; Scott R. Steele, MD, faculty, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Supported by: Cleveland Clinic
Provided by: Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Join us in the Omni San Diego hotel (Grand Ballroom CDE). Register online.

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