ACG 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

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

The ACG 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting is still FREE for ACG members. Attend and earn CME and MOC.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
6:30 am Registration Open
6:45 am Optional Breakfast Sessions - Choose from 3
(You must register and pay separately for breakfast sessions during the registration process.)

Breakfast M: FMT
Moderator: Colleen R. Kelly, MD, FACG

  • How to Introduce FMT Into Your Practice – Formulation, Administration, and Regulation
    Neilanjan Nandi, MD
    Explain the how to’s involved in setting up FMT in a GI practice.
  • The Science Behind the Stool
    Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH
    Identify clinically relevant information for the practicing gastroenterologist regarding how FMT works, potential side effects, precautions, and how this applies to managing patients.
  • Current and Future Indications for FMT
    Colleen R. Kelly, MD, FACG
    Discuss current and speculate future uses of FMT.

Breakfast N: Reproduction in IBD: From Conception to Postpartum
Moderator: Lisa B. Malter, MD, FACG

  • Fertility and Conception: It Takes Two!
    Shayla A. Schoenoff, PA
    Discuss common fertility and preconception concerns for men and women with IBD.
  • Pregnancy: The Three Trimesters
    Eugenia Shmidt, MD
    Describe the management of IBD during pregnancy and delivery.
  • Postpartum: The Fourth Trimester
    Lisa B. Malter, MD, FACG
    Outline challenges of IBD treatment in the postpartum period, including lactation, resumption of therapy, and infant vaccinations.

Breakfast O: Fundamentals of Quality Liver Care
Moderator: Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA, FACG

  • Updates in Viral Hepatitis
    Joseph C. Ahn, MD, MS, MBA, FACG
    Distinguish between the different viral hepatitides and identify the best management options.
  • Preop Management of Patients With Liver Disease
    Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG (VA)
    Describe best practices for preoperative management of patients with liver disease.
  • Noninvasive Evaluation of Fibrosis
    Michael F. Chang, MD
    Compare the latest options on noninvasive evaluation of hepatic fibrosis and understand how to choose the between the options.
8:30 am Annual Scientific Meeting
8:30 am Simultaneous Plenary Session 4 - Choose from 2

Plenary Session 4A

  • Papers 55-64

    10 Oral Abstracts – 10 min each (7 min per presentation and 3 min Q & A)

Plenary Session 4B

  • Papers 65-74

    10 Oral Abstracts – 10 min each (7 min per presentation and 3 min Q & A)

10:15 am Break
10:20 am David Y. Graham Lecture
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
10:50 am Break
11:00 am Simultaneous Symposia Session 5 - Choose from 2

Symposium 5A: Common Scenarios in Crohn’s Disease: What Should I Do?
Moderator: David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG

  • Post-Operative Recurrence
    Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
    Describe monitoring and medical treatment of Crohn’s disease after surgical resection.
  • Management of Perianal Disease
    David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG
    Explain traditional and experimental treatments used in management of perianal Crohn’s disease.
  • Small Bowel Crohn’s
    Gil Y. Melmed, MD, MS, FACG
    Discuss the available tests for diagnosis and treatment of small bowel Crohn’s using CT, MR, capsule, and balloon enteroscopy.

Symposium 5B: Updates in Liver Transplantation and HCC for the Busy Gastroenterologist
Moderator: Philip K. Henderson, DO

  • Liver Transplantation
    Philip K. Henderson, DO
    Recognize patients in need of liver transplant evaluation.
  • Outpatient Management of OLT Patients
    Understand the long-term follow-up for patients who have undergone liver transplantation to promote quality care.
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma Primer
    Anjana A. Pillai, MD
    Identify patients with HCC and those who would benefit from medical therapy or liver transplantation.
12:15 pm Annual Scientific Meeting Adjourns