2013 ACG/VGS/ODSGNA Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2013 ACG/VGS/ODSGNA Regional Postgraduate Course in Williamsburg, Virginia. 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 Directors:
David H. Stockwell, MD, MPH and Nancy Schlossberg, BA, BSN, RN, CGRN

Course Co-Directors:
Andrew Y. Wang, MD and Eileen Babb, BSN, RN, CGRN

Saturday, September 7, 2013

8:00 am University of Virginia Fellow Presentations
Moderator: Patrick G. Northup, MD, MHS


8:30 am Esophageal Motility Disorders
Peter J. Kahrilas, MD, FACG
8:55 am Gastroparesis: New Tools and New Paradigms
Satish S. C. Rao, MD, PhD, FACG
9:20 am Gluten Sensitivity
Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FACG
9:45 am Neuroendocrine Tumors of the GI Tract
David C. Metz, MD


11:00 am Advanced Imaging of the Colon
Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, FACG
11:25 am The Gut Microbiome and Functional GI Disorders
Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG
12:15 pm Lunch Presentation: Preparing for the Future of GI Practice
Harry E. Sarles, Jr., MD, FACG, ACG President-Elect
1:30 pm Dyssynergic Defecation and Biofeedback Therapy
Steve Heymen, PhD
1:55 pm Fecal Incontinence
William E. Whitehead, PhD, MACG
2:20 pm Microscopic Colitis
Eugene F. Yen, MD, MBA


3:30 pm CT/MRI Imaging of IBD
Koenraad Mortele, MD
3:55 pm Recent Advances in IBD Surgery
Homayoon Akbari, MD, PhD
4:20 pm Health Maintenance of the IBD Patient
Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG

Sunday, September 8, 2013

8:00 am Demystifying U.S. Practice Guidelines for NASH
Arun J. Sanyal, MD


8:30 am ERCP: Managing Risks
Grace H. Elta, MD, FACG
8:55 am Approach to Indeterminate Biliary Strictures
Andrew Y. Wang, MD
9:20 am Acute Pancreatitis
Vikesh K. Singh, MD, MSc


10:30 am Liver Masses
Lewis R. Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD, FACG
10:55 am Cholestatic Liver Disease
Richard T. Stravitz, MD, FACG
11:20 am Virginia Commonwealth University Fellow Presentations
Moderator: Mitchell L. Schubert, MD, FACG