ACG 2015 Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2015 Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course in Boston, MA. 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:
Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, MS, FACG, and Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Session 1: PANCREAS UPDATE
Moderator: Timothy B. Gardner, MD, FACG
8:05 am Pearls in Acute Pancreatitis
Laith H. Jamil, MD
8:25 am Management Issues in Chronic Pancreatitis
Darwin L. Conwell, MD
8:45 am TPAIT: The New Kid on the Block
Timothy B. Gardner, MD, FACG
Session 2: POINT/COUNTERPOINT – CONTROVERSIES IN IBD
Moderator: L. Campbell Levy, MD
9:05 am Case Presentations
L. Campbell Levy, MD
9:10 am Biologics: Too Risky and Too Expensive
Sharmeel K. Wasan, MD, FACG
9:25 am Biologics: Why Hesitate?
L. Campbell Levy, MD
9:40 am Surgery and Crohn’s Disease: Timing is Everything
Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG
9:55 am Surgery: Why Wait?
Hiroko Kunitake, MD
Session 3: QUALITY INDICATORS IN GASTROENTEROLOGY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Moderator: Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, MS, FACG
11:00 am Barrett’s Esophagus
Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG
11:20 am Colonoscopy
Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, MS, FACG
11:40 am IBD
L. Campbell Levy, MD
12:00 noon Luncheon Presentation: New Treatments for Hepatitis C
Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG
Session 4: CASE STUDIES IN IBS – THE PROTOTYPE FUNCTIONAL GI DISORDER
Moderator: Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
1:00 pm The Role of Antibiotics, Probiotics and Diet / FODMAPs
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
1:20 pm Pathophysiology and Treatment of Abdominal Pain and Bloating
Kristen M. Robson, MD, FACG
1:40 pm New Strategies for IBS-C and IBS-D
Anthony J. Lembo, MD
2:00 pm-4:45 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Breakout 1: 10 Things You Need To Do in Clinic for Your IBD Patient
Sharmeel Wasan, MD, FACG
Breakout 2: Managing the Hospitalized Cirrhotic Patient
Robert C. Lowe, MD
Breakout 3: C. difficile Colitis – Antibiotics, Probiotics or FMT?
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
Breakout 4: Managing the GI Bleeder on Anti-coagulants
David R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Session 5: CELIAC DISEASE UPDATE
Moderator: Ciaran P. Kelly, MD, FACG
8:00 am Case Presentation
Ciaran P. Kelly, MD, FACG
8:05 am Securing a Diagnosis in the Setting of a Gluten-free Diet
Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, MS, FACG
8:25 am Downstream Complications
Ciaran P. Kelly, MD, FACG
Session 6: WHY CAN’T I EAT?
Moderator: Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
8:55 am Gastroparesis
Braden Kuo, MD
9:15 am Functional Dyspepsia
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
9:35 am Dysphagia
Anthony J. Lembo, MD
Session 7: GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY
Moderator: Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG
10:15 am Endoscopy for Your Patient on Anti-coagulants: Is It Safe? And When to Stop?
John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
10:45 am Bringing Fecal Transplant to Your Practice: How To Do It
Colleen R. Kelly, MD, FACG
11:20 am Video Case Presentations
Laith H. Jamil, MD and Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG