ACG 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

Join GI physicians from the U.S. and around the world for the virtual ACG Annual Scientific Meeting. ACG 2020 will deliver the latest clinical information on timely topics in gastroenterology and hepatology.

NEW for ACG 2020! We have added an ACG All Access Pass, combine the three ACG Friday courses with the Postgraduate Course and the Annual Meeting plus the two bonus sessions (formerly the Learning Lunches and Breakfast Sessions) and save 20 percent! Register for any two courses and save up to 10 percent!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Live Streaming & Interactive Sessions
2:00 pm – 9:15 pm (ET)
2:00 pm Visit Exhibits
2:00 pm Symposium 9: Endoscopy in 2020 and Beyond: An Update – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG
  • Best Practice Paradigms for Performing a High Quality ERCP
    Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound: Current Status and Future Direction
    Michael J. Levy, MD
  • Bariatric Endoscopy: Strides Made and the Road Ahead
    Violeta B. Popov, MD, PhD, FACG
2:30 pm Symposium 10: What’s New With Small Bowel Disorders? – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Peter H.R. Green, MD, FACG
  • Common Clinical Scenarios Surrounding Celiac Disease
    Peter H.R. Green, MD, FACG
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: What’s New?
    Richard J. Saad, MD, FACG
  • Short Bowel Syndrome: An Update
    Carol E. Semrad, MD, FACG
3:00 pm David Y. Graham Lecture: From Hepatitis C to COVID-19: Can We Triumph Again?
Presented by: Ira M. Jacobson, MD, FACG
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
3:30 pm Noteworthy Oral Papers Plenary Session
Experts select and summarize clinically relevant and noteworthy Oral Papers
  • Biliary-Pancreas and Interventional Endoscopy
    Moderator: Patrick E. Young, MD, FACG
  • Colon and Colorectal Cancer Prevention
    Moderator: Renee L. Williams, MD, MHPE, FACG
  • Functional Bowel Disease, General Endoscopy, and GI Bleeding
    Moderator: Brennan M. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG
  • IBD
    Moderator: Jean-Paul Achkar, MD, FACG
  • Liver
    Moderator: Catherine T. Frenette, MD
  • Esophagus, Practice Management, Small Intestine, and Stomach
    Moderator: Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG
4:30 pm Break – Visit Exhibits
4:30 pm GI OnDEMAND - Integrated GI Care Goes Virtual!
Learn how GI OnDEMAND can amplify the expertise and value your practice brings to patients by providing access to expert Registered Dietitians, GI Psychologists, and Genetic Counselors. Join GI OnDEMAND leaders William D. Chey, MD, FACG, Jordan Karlitz, MD, FACG, and Daniel J. Pambianco, MD, FACG, as they unveil the next generation of GI OnDEMAND, discuss the latest scientific evidence and unique value-propositions for adopting an integrated care model—and how GI OnDEMAND is taking integrated GI care, virtual.
5:30 pm ACG Guidelines in IBD: Changing Management and Promoting Quality – With Live Chat
Moderator: Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD, FACG
  • Ulcerative Colitis
    Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG
  • Crohn’s Disease
    Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD, FACG
  • Guideline Implementation – How To Do It
    Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH
7:45 pm Daily Wrap Up
Join ACG leaders and expert faculty for a synthesis of the day’s clinical take-aways and significant findings offering a quick daily summary of noteworthy sessions and key presentations.
Supported by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
8:15 pm Special Keynote Address: Dr. Howard Koh
Howard Koh, MD will present a Special Keynote address and share insights into public health and the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Howard K. Koh is the Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School as well as Faculty Co-Chair of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative. From 2009 to 2014, Dr. Koh was the 14th U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
9:15 pm Virtual ACG 2020 Adjourns