2015 ACG/VGS/ODSGNA Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2015 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:
Jayant P. Talreja, MD, and Eileen Babb, BSN, RN, CGRN

Course Co-Directors:
Nancy Schlossberg, BA, BSN, RN, CGRN, and Neeral L. Shah, MD

Saturday, September 12, 2015

8:00 am UVA Fellows Case Presentation
Moderator: Patrick G. Northup, MD


8:30 am Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia: Diagnosis, Endoscopic Management and Surveillance
Andrew Y. Wang, MD, FACG
8:55 am Endoscopic Management of Bariatric Surgery Complications
Marvin Ryou, MD
9:20 am Refractory Esophageal Strictures
Vanessa M. Shami, MD


10:30 am Update on Biologic Therapy in 2015
Millie D. Long, MD
10:55 am Challenges in IBD
Anne G. Tuskey, MD
11:20 am IBD Response to Therapy: Drug and Antibody Monitoring, Biomarkers and Serum Testing
Jill K.J. Gaidos, MD, FACG
12:00 noon VGS Keynote Lecture – Technology in GI
Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG


1:00 pm Management of Difficult Common Bile Duct Stones
David G. Forcione, MD
1:25 pm Is There Life After the EPISOD Study? The Present and Future of ERCP
John Baillie, MB, ChB, FACG
1:50 pm Chronic Pancreatitis – Endoscopic Diagnosis and Management
William R. Brugge, MD, FACG


3:00 pm Clinically Integrated Networks and the Future of Practice in GI
John I. Allen, MD, MBA, FACG
3:30 pm Marketing Your GI Practice
Reed B. Hogan, II, MD

Sunday, September 13, 2015

8:00 am VCU Fellows Case Presentation
Moderator: Mitchell L. Schubert, MD, FACG


8:30 am NASH – Update on Diagnostics and Therapy
Arun J. Sanyal, MBBS, MD
8:55 am HCV Therapy – Challenging Cases
Neeral L. Shah, MD
9:20 am Pre-transplant Evaluation
Curtis K. Argo, MD, MS


10:30 am Functional Disorders of the Lower GI Tract: A 40 Year Clinical Perspective
David A. Peura, MD, MACG
10:55 am The Nexus of Poop and Public Health: The Power of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Zain Kassam, MD, MPH
11:20 am Complex Polypectomy Techniques
Daniel Strand, MD