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February 27, 2021

ACG/FGS Spring Symposium: 11 CME Credits, 11 MOC Points

Course Description:

In order to maximize effective online clinical education, ACG will be offering the Spring Symposium typically held in Florida as a flexible combination of on-demand education supported by engaging LIVE Q&A with expert faculty. With the ACG/FGS virtual Annual Spring Symposium, you’ll receive on-demand access to over 8 hours of recorded lectures delivered by world-class faculty. Each of the 24 lectures explore areas that the gastroenterologist often faces in clinical practice and address management updates in a variety of gastrointestinal and hepatic areas.

Advance Online Viewing Available: Videos will be available for viewing starting on February 12, 2021. Watch the videos on your own time and have access to them for up to one year following the course.

Live Q&A Sessions: Register by February 26, 2021 and you will also receive exclusive access to LIVE webcast Q&A sessions! Course Directors Cynthia Levy, MD and Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc will host LIVE Q&A webcasts on Saturday, February 27th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm, and from 4:30 – 5:30 pm (Eastern Time). Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance and during the live broadcasts. As an added resource, the recordings of the Q&A sessions will be available to registrants following the sessions.

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Course Directors:

PhotoAndres Gelrud, MD, MMSc
PhotoCynthia Levy, MD

Registration Fees:

Registration Fees Registration Category
$300 ACG/FGS Physician Member / Fellow
$225 ACG Resident / Trainee / Candidate Member
$275 ACG Advanced Practice Provider / Associate Member
$425 Non-Member Physicians / PharmD / PhD / Guest
$300 Non-Member Resident / Trainee
$375 Non-Member NP / PA / Allied Health (RN, LPN)

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Accreditation / CME / MOC:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Gastroenterology and the Florida Gastroenterologic Society. The American College of Gastroenterology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Gastroenterology designates this other activity (blended learning) for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

The American College of Gastroenterology acknowledges educational grant support for this ACG/FGS Symposium from:

  • AbbVie Inc.
  • Medtronic

Satellite Symposia*

Saturday, February 27 – 12:45 pm (ET)

Understanding Legal Tools: Keys to Lawsuit Prevention, Tax Reduction and License Protection
Gary Harker

Program Overview
Legally Mine is an asset protection and tax strategy group. The mission of Legally Mine is to empower members of the healthcare communities with the knowledge and tools to protect their assets from lawsuits, build professional license safeguards into legal structures and legitimately reduce their tax liability. Attendees will learn about corporate and legal structures and where they may be personally vulnerable. Our course teaches which legal entities can protect personal and business assets, and how to build professional license safeguards into their legal structures. This type of legal structuring can also open the door to valuable tax benefits.

Gary Harker has been speaking internationally for over a decade. He is an author of The Daily D.O.S.E., developer of multiple fitness products, and designer of education for healthcare professionals. He continues to educate himself, currently studying Osteopathic Manual Therapy to gain a deeper hands on understanding of the human body. Mr. Harker is a father of three children. He and his wife, Erely, enjoy traveling and being outdoors. As a healthcare professional and entrepreneur, Mr Harker understands the necessity of Asset Protection, protecting the people closest to you, including your family, partners and employees.

For more information, and to register for the session, click here .

Saturday, February 27, 2021 – 5:40 PM (ET)

STELARA® (ustekinumab) for Crohn’s Disease (CD)
A First-Line Biologic With ≈5-Year Data for Adults With Moderately to Severely Active CD

Presented by Asher Kornbluth, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Med at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Program Objectives

  • Examine the STELARA® efficacy and safety data from the phase 3 clinical trial and open-label, long-term extension up to ≈5 years after induction dose
  • Discuss the STELARA® combined CD and ulcerative colitis (UC) safety data through 1 year
  • Review the STELARA® product profile and dosing regimen

For registration information, please click here.

*These events are neither sponsored by nor endorsed by ACG.