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Schedule

  • May 2
  • May 3
  • May 4

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Evening (starts at 6 p.m.) Looking Beyond PPIs Unmet Needs and Emerging Therapies in Acid-Related Disorders*
Registration: 6–7:45 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–7:45 p.m.
Chair: Colin Howden, Hyman Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Speakers: Carmelo Scarpignato, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Parma, Italy; Kentaro Sugano, Professor Emeritus, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan; Loren Laine, Professor of Medicine, Director Clinical Research, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
Supported by: Phathom Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Join us in the Chicago Marriott Downtown hotel (Grand Ballroom Salon 1).
Ask the NASH Experts: Integrating Updates in Diagnosis and Emerging Treatments into Your Practice*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–7:45 p.m.
Chair: Kris Kowdley, MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, Director, Liver Institute Northwest
Speakers: Rohit Loomba, MD, Professor of Medicine/Director of Hepatology, University of California, San Diego; Mazen Noureddin, MD, Gastroenterologist/Director, Fatty Liver Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Supported by: Allergan
Provided by: Medscape Oncology
This symposium offers 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Medscape, LLC. Join us in the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel (Regency AB). Register online.
Hot Topics in Cirrhosis: A Case-Based Approach to Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) and Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Chronic Liver Disease*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Chair: Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF, FACG, Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplant Program, UCLA Pfleger Liver Institute Clinic
Speakers: David Bernstein, MD, Chief, Hepatology, Hofstra-North Shore School of Medicine; Catherine Frenette, MD, AGAF, Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Scripps Green Hospital; Marcelo Kugelmas, MD, FACP, Director of Hepatology and Research, South Denver Gastronenterology.
Supported by: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by University of Cincinnati. Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Great Lakes ABC). Register online.
Improving Multidisciplinary Care in EoE: Who, What, When, and How?*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Chair: Ikuo Hirano, MD, Prof. of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine
Speakers: Mirna Chehade, MD, MPH, Assoc. Prof. Pediatrics, Allergy, and Immunolog, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York; Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, Prof. of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Supported by: Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A.
Provided by: Medscape Education
This symposium offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits by ACCME. Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Grand Horizon Ballroom EF). Register online.
Sparing and Restoring the Gut Microbiota: A Collaborative Approach to Treating and Preventing Recurrent C. difficile Infection*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Chair: Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Yale, Gastroenterology Center of Connecticut
Speakers: Sahil Khanna, MBBS, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.
Supported by: Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Merck & Company
Provided by: Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL). Join us in the Hyatt Regency McCormick hotel (Jackson Park). Register online.
Taking Aim at Healing Targets in IBD: The Role of JAK Inhibition*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Chair: Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Med
Speakers: Jessica Caron, Patient Advocate and Consultant; Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS, Section Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Severine Vermeire, MD, PhD, Chair, Dept of Chronic Diseases and Metabolism, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.
Supported by: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Provided by: Global Education Group & Integritas Communications
This symposium offers 2.0 CME/CE credit hours by Global Education Group. Join us in the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel (Regency CD). Register online.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Morning (ends at 7:45 a.m.) Eosinophilic GI Diseases Beyond the Esophagus: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?*
Registration: 6:00–6:30 a.m.
Symposium Breakfast Time: 6:30–7:45 a.m.
Chair: Gary Falk, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Univ of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Speakers: Nirmala Gonsalves, MD, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern Univ - Feinberg School of Medicine; Sandeep Gupta, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, Medical Director/Visiting Professor , Community Hospital/Univ of Illinois.
Supported by: Allakos
Provided by: Medscape Education & AGA
This symposium offers 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Great Lakes BC). Register online.

Navigating the Use of Biosimilars in Inflammatory Bowel Disease*
Registration: 6:15–6:45 a.m.
Symposium Breakfast Time: 6:45–7:45 a.m.
Chair: Stephen Hanauer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine
Speakers: Raymond Cross, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center; James Lindsay, PhD, FRCP, Professor of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Barts and the London School of Medicine&Dentistry.
Supported by: Pfizer Inc
Provided by: Medscape Education
This symposium offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits by ACCME. Join us in the Hyatt Regency McCormick hotel (Prairie). Register online.
Evening (starts at 6 p.m.)The Essentials of Managing the Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure*
Registration: 6–6:15 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:15–9:15 p.m.
Chair: Alan Buchman, MD, MSPH, AGAF, FACG, Professor of Clinical Surgery (gastroenterology), University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
Speakers: Alan Buchman, MD, MSPH, AGAF, FACG, Professor of Clinical Surgery (gastroenterology), University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health; Valerie Cohran, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lurie Children's Hospital; Kelly Tappenden, PhD, Chief, Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health; Enrico Benedetti, MD, Warren Cole Chief of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health; Heather Eisele, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health; Robert Carroll, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health; Joan Bishop, Executive Director, Oley Foundation.
Supported by: Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: University of Illinois at Chicago/UI Health
This symposium offers 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits by Cine-Med. Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Grand Horizon Ballroom A). Register online.
Debating the Changing Landscape for the Treatment of NASH*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Chair: Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH, Chairman, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Speakers: Kenneth Cusi, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, The University of Florida; Ira Jacobson, MD, Director of Hepatology, NYU Langone Health.
Supported by: Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Provided by: Medscape Live
This symposium offers 1.5 credits by Medscape, LLC. Join us in the Hyatt Regency McCormick hotel (Regency AB). Register online.
Gut Feeling: Exploring How the Brain-Gut Feedback Loop Causes Pain, Fatigue, and Depression in Patients with IBD
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Chair: Marla Dubinsky, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai NY
Speakers: Marla Dubinsky, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai NY; Laurie Keefer, PhD, Director for Psychobehavioral Research, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai NY; Raymond Cross, MD, MS, AGAF, FACG, Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD.
Supported by: AbbVie Inc.
Provided by: AbbVie Inc.
Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Grand Horizon Ballroom EFG).
Targeting Immunological Pathways in Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis: Featuring the Wheel of Knowledge Challenge*
Registration: 6–6:30 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Chair: Stephen Hanauer , MD, Chicago, IL
Speakers: Christina Ha, MD, FACG, AGAF, Los Angeles, CA; Millie Long, MD, MPH, Chapel Hill, NC; Bruce Sands, MD, MS, New York, NY.
Supported by: Genentech, Inc.
Provided by: Vindico Medical Education
This symposium offers 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM by Vindico Medical Education. Join us in the Hyatt Regency McCormick hotel (Regency CDE).Register online.
Optimizing Treatment Options in IBS-C*
Registration: 6–7:00 p.m.
Symposium Dinner Time: 7–8:30 p.m.
Chair: Anthony Lembo, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Speakers: William Chey, MD, Prof. of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System; Brian Lacy , MD, PhD, Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville.
Supported by: Alfasigma USA, Inc.
Provided by: Peloton Advantage, an Open Health Company
This symposium offers 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) by Haymarket Medical Education (HME). Join us in the Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel (Great Lakes BC).

Monday, May 4, 2020

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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