||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.
||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.