ACG/VGS/ODSGNA Regional Postgraduate Course


Dates:  Friday-Sunday, September 9-11, 2011

Where:  Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, Virginia

Course Directors:

  • Patrick G. Northup, MD, MHS, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • Ajay Pabby, MD, MPH, McDonald Army Health Center, Fort Eustis, VA
  • Margie Danner-Roth, RN, BSN, CGRN, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • Nancy Downey, MSN, CGRN, GNP, Gastroenterology Associates of Central Virginia, Lynchburg, VA

Course Brochure

Join the ACG, VGS and ODSGNA for the 2011 Regional Postgraduate Course in Williamsburg, Virginia. Hear internationally known experts provide the latest clinical updates and learn how to incorporate the newest findings into patient care.

Learn practical tips on such topics as: new developments in H. pylori diseases and their treatments, functional lower GI disorders and their medical and procedural management, techniques and recommendations for detecting colon cancer in patients with risk factors, new direct acting antiviral medications for HCV and their appropriate and inappropriate uses, timing and strategy in lower GI bleeding, identifying and managing adverse events after endoscopy, and more. Attendees will also have an opportunity during the lunch presentation to Stump the Experts.

Bring your family to explore Colonial Williamsburg, just steps from the Williamsburg Lodge. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 500 restored and reconstructed buildings set on over 300 acres. The Williamsburg Lodge is one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Historical Hotels of America. Step back in time and learn about early America. You’ll also find more than 40 boutiques within walking distance. Guests of The Lodge enjoy a variety of perks while staying there: substantial discounts on admission passes to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, preferred reservations for dining at Colonial Williamsburg taverns and restaurants, court time at the resort tennis club and tee times at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. The Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Rees Jones, features three golf courses with a total of 45 holes.

Learn more about what there is to do and see in the Williamsburg area at

Registration Pricing

ACG/VGS Physician Member/Fellow: $200
Non-Member Physician/Guest: $275
ACG Allied Health Member: $125
Old Dominion SGNA Member: $125
Non-Member GI Nurses & Associates: $150
Trainees/GI Fellows/Residents: $125