Monday, October 19 • 1:25 pm – 2:10 pm • Kalakaua Ballroom B
The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture
Brennan M. R. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG
The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture, “How Information
Technology Will Transform Gastroenterology,” will be presented this
year by Brennan M. R. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG. The AJG Lecturer
was chosen by the co-editors of The American Journal of Gastroenterology with approval from the ACG Educational Affairs Committee and the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Spiegel is the new Director of Health Services Research at the
Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education. He is
Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Digestive Diseases,
UCLA School of Medicine, the Department of Health Services, UCLA
Fielding School of Public Health, and an attending physician in the Division of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System.
Dr. Spiegel’s group is developing new technological innovations to
expand care outside of the provider visit, including use of patient-provider electronic portals to support clinical decision making in electronic health records, use of social media as a clinical tool, and a range of wireless biosensors to track physiology remotely and in real time.
Media Interview Requests:
Press room and video recording facilities will be available onsite. To arrange an interview with any ACG experts or abstract authors please contact Jacqueline Gaulin of ACG via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 301-263-9000. From Sunday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 21, in ACG Press Room (Room 317B; Phone: (808) 792-6633 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu.