2018 Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review

Brookfield, WI US
September 29, 2018

Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) is the largest and most prominent annual conference for gastroenterology and Hepatology. The conference highlights advances in diagnostics as well as therapeutics. It is the conference where new advances are first presented. It is of vital importance that community gastroenterologists who utilize our referral network be updated on these advances. Based on feedback from previous attendees, there is significant interest in this data which directly translates into improving patient care.

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, as well as phycican assistants and nurse practitioners

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify effective therapies for esophageal motility disorders and related complications.
  2. Utilize diagnostic studies in the management of pancreatic disorders.
  3. Recognize functional bowel disorders and the most effective treatment modalities.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Kari Warren
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-6850
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
11/29/2018
Event starts: 
09/29/2018 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
09/29/2018 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$0.00

2018 Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review
September 29, 2018

Course Director: José Franco, MD
Moderator: Joseph Geenen, MD


7:30-8:00    Registration and continental breakfast

8:00-8:30    Esophageal Disorders
Benson Massey, MD; Tarun Sharma, MD; Nedhi Patel, MD

8:30-9:00    Peptic Ulcer Disease and Upper GI Bleeding  
William Berger, MD; Gary Gerstner, MD; Tatyana Taranukha, MD

9:00-9:30    Liver Disorders    
Achuthan Souria, MD; Anushka Baruah, MD

9:30-10:00    Pancreas and Biliary Disorders  
Abdul Khan, MD; Lyndon Hernandez, MD; Bharat Rao, MD

10:00-10:15    BREAK

10:15-10:45    Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
 Daniel Stein, MD; Nilay Kumar, MD; Geoffrey Dang-Vu, MD

10:45-11:15    Functional Disorders 
 Patrick Sanvanson, MD; James Kwiatt, MD; Jacob Laine, MD

11:15-11:45     GI Screening 
 Kia Saeian, MD; Rajesh Santharam, MD; Francis Edeani, MD
        
11:45-12:30    Wrap up/Questions

12:30        LUNCH
 

The Sheraton Brookfield Hotel
375 South Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
United States

The Sheraton Brookfield
375 South Moorland Rd.
Brookfield, WI 53005

Phone: 1-262-364-1100
Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8235

Course Director: José Franco, MD
Moderator: Joseph Geenen, MD

Speakers:
Benson Massey, MD

Tarun Sharma, MD

Nedhi Patel, MD

William Berger, MD

Gary Gerstner, MD

Tatyana Taranukha, MD

Achuthan Sourianarayanane, MD

Anushka Baruah, MD

Abdul Khan, MD

Lyondon Hernandez, MD

Bharat Rao, MD

Daniel Stein, MD

Nilay Kumar, MD

Geoffrey Dan-Vu, MD

Patrick Sanvanson, MD

James Kwiatt, MD

Jacob Laine, MD

Kia Saeiam, MD

Rajesh Santharam, MD

Francis Edeani, MD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:

NameCompanyRole

Daniel Stein, MD

Abbvie

Tadeda

Pfizer

Janssen

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Speaker

Speaker

Speaker

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
11/29/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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