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Saturday, November 4, 2017

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
7:55 am
Welcome and Introduction

Swallowing Center (8:00 am to 9:30 am)

8:00 am
Making Sense of Esophageal Manometry
Scott Gabbard, MD
8:20 am
Gastroparesis: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Michael Cline, MD
8:40 am
Behavioral Therapy for GI Disorders
Judy Scheman, PhD
9:00 am
Difficult Esophageal Dilations
Monica Ray, MD
9:15 am
Research talk: GERD and Lung Transplantation
Zubin Arora, MD
9:30 am
Break / Exhibits

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colon Neoplasms (10:00am – 12:00pm)

10:00 am
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
JP Achkar, MD
10:20 am
Post-operative Treatment Algorithms
Bret Lashner, MD
10:40 am
Transition and Care of the Young Adult IBD Patient
Jessica Philpott, MD
11:00 am
Gengqing (Gavin) Song, MD
11:15 am
Gastric Cancer Risk in FAP Patients
Gautham Mankaney, MD
12:00 pm
Lunch & Keynote Speaker
Charles Brown Memorial Lecture
"The ACG and You"

Carol Burke, MD – Immediate Past President, American College of Gastroenterology

Therapeutic Endoscopy (1:00 pm – 2:40 pm)

1:00 pm
Pancreatic Cyst / Pseudocyst Management
Prabhleen Chahal, MD
1:20 pm
Update on the Management of Non-Variceal Upper GI Bleed
Sunguk, Jang, MD
1:40 pm
An Update On Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
Amit Bhatt, MD
2:00 pm
Quality Improvement
Ari Garber, MD
2:20 pm
Management of Complications of Polypectomy
Aravind Sugumar, MD
2:40 pm
Break / Exhibits

Liver (3:00 pm to 4:30 pm)

3:00 pm
Pulmonary Complications of Portal Hypertension
Carlos Romero-Marrero, MD
3:20 pm
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Robert O’Shea, MD
3:40 pm
Preventing Hepatic Encephalopathy – The CCF Experience
Anastasia Sobotka, RN
4:00 pm
Research talk: Sarcopenia in Cirrhosis
Nicole Welch, MD
4:30 pm