2016 ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2016 ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Final presentations provided by faculty at the course are posted below.

This site was created by ACG using materials provided to ACG by the presenters at the 2016 ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium. Use of the presentations for anything other than their intended purpose is prohibited. ACG has taken steps with the speakers to ensure that there are no intellectual property violations in the creation of these presentations, but ACG cannot be held responsible for materials presented by individual speakers.

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Course Co-Directors: Chris E. Forsmark, MD, FACG, and Cynthia Levy, MD

Friday, March 18, 2016

8:00 am Microbiome: Role in Health and Disease
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG
8:30 am Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics, and Antibiotics – Role in IBS
William D. Chey, MD, FACG
9:00 am New Approaches in the Treatment of IBD
Oriana M. Damas, MD
10:30 am Update on Pancreatic Cysts
Peter V. Draganov, MD, FACG
11:00 am Advanced Endoscopic Imaging
Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG
11:30 am Strategies to Enhance Patient Engagement
James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG

Saturday, March 19, 2016

8:00 am HBV: Update and Treatment Guidelines
Virginia Clark, MD, MS
8:30 am Update in HCV Treatment
Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD, MPH
9:00 am Alcoholic Liver Disease
Paul Martin, MD, FACG
10:30 am Management of PSC: Update and Guidelines
Cynthia Levy, MD
11:00 am Severe Acute Pancreatitis
Chris E. Forsmark, MD, FACG
11:30 am Neuroendocrine Tumors
Steven E. Rodgers, MD, PhD

Sunday, March 20, 2016

8:00 am Ischemic Colitis
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG
8:30 am Colon Cancer Syndromes
Daniel A. Sussman, MD, MSPH
9:00 am Management of Visceral Pain
William D. Chey, MD, FACG
10:30 am Update on C. difficile Colitis
David H. Kerman, MD
11:00 am Barrett’s Esophagus – Ablate Everyone?
Herbert C. Wolfsen, MD, FACG
11:30 am Managing Short Bowel Syndrome
Patricia M. Byers, MD