2013 ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2013 ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium in Captiva Island, Florida. Final presentations provided by faculty at the course are posted below. To access presentation slides, please click on the session title below.

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Course Director: Joel E. Richter, MD, MACG
Course Co-Directors: David J. Becker, MD, FACG and James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG

Friday, March 1, 2013

Session 1
Moderator: Joel E. Richter, MD, MACG
8:05 am Eosinophilic Esophagitis – What’s New in 2013?
Joel E. Richter, MD, MACG
8:45 am New Technology for Barrett’s and Colon Cancer Detection and Surveillance
Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG
9:25 am C. difficile – The New Epidemic
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
10:35 am Tricks of the Trade in Complicated Endoscopic Cases
Oleh Haluszka, MD
11:25 am What’s New in the Diagnosis of Complicated Biliary Diseases?
Chris E. Forsmark, MD, FACG
12:15 pm New Endoscopic Treatments for Pancreatitis and its Complications
Oleh Haluszka, MD

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Session 2
Moderator: David J. Becker, MD, FACG
8:05 am New Treatments for Hepatitis B and C
Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG
8:45 am Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) – What the Gastroenterologist Should Know
Naga P. Chalasani, MD, FACG
9:25 am Update on the Management of Complications of Portal Hypertension
Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG
10:35 am Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes
Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG
11:15 am New Tests and Treatments for Dyspepsia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Soojong Hong Chae, MD
12:05 pm Celiac Disease – It’s Everywhere
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Session 3
Moderator: James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG
8:05 am Practical Approach to Unexplained Diarrhea
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
9:00 am Step Up or Step Down for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases?
Maria T. Abreu, MD
9:40 am Colon Cancer Screening – FOT, FIT, CT Colonography or Colonoscopy – Which Is the Right Test
for my Patient?

Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG
10:40 am Approach to Abnormal Liver Tests
Naga P. Chalasani, MD, FACG
11:20 am How to Survive and Thrive in an Era of Health Care Reform
James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG