2015 ACG/LGS Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2015 ACG/LGS Regional Postgraduate Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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: James C. Hobley, MD, MSc, FACG

Friday, March 6, 2015

6:30 pm Beyond the Office Visit: Managing New Modes of Doctor-Patient Communication
Kenneth E. Rhea, MD, FASHRM

Saturday, March 7, 2015

8:00 am Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Why Don’t African Americans and Women Get It?
Kenneth Vega, MD
8:45 am Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
Lawrence R. Schiller, MD, FACG
9:30 am Managing Patients with Suspected Sphincter of Oddi Syndrome
Paul R. Tarnasky, MD, FACG
10:45 am POEM with the Flexible Scope as a Treatment for Zenker’s Diverticulum and for Achalasia
Abraham Mathew, MD, FACG
11:30 am Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: The Beginning of the End
Luis A. Balart, MD, MACG
1:30 pm Biologic Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Is Top-Down Too Top-Heavy?
Saroja Rampertab, MD, FACG
2:15 pm The Rapidly Evolving GERD Universe: Expanding the Understanding of the Pathogenesis, Spectrum of Disease and Therapeutic Options of the 21st Century and Beyond
Mark Noar, MD, MPH
3:30 pm Advanced Imaging of the GI Tract
Virendra Joshi, MD
4:15 pm Back to Fundamentals in Colon Cancer Screening
James D. Morris, MD, FACG