Course Directors: Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG, and Laura E. Raffals, MD, MS, FACG
Attend this year’s virtual Annual Postgraduate Course, “Best Evidence, Best Practice!” and gain practical takeaway points that you can implement in practice. Learn better ways to integrate the newest tools in diagnosis with the latest therapeutic/treatment alternatives to achieve optimal outcomes, improve your awareness and ability to incorporate patient care decision-making issues relating to common and not-so-common GI patient conditions, and enhance your overall capacity to frame effective disease management strategies in your practice.
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!
|Saturday, October 24, 2020 | Live Streaming & Interactive Sessions
10:50 am – 9:00 pm (ET)
|10:50 am||Welcome and Introduction by Course Directors
Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG, and Laura E. Raffals, MD, MS, FACG
|11:00 am||David Sun Lecture - Cardiogastroenterology: Intersectional Thinking to Meet New Clinical Needs
Presented by: Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSc (Epid), FACG
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
|11:30 am||Session 1A: IBD: A Personalized Approach to a Complex Disease – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG
|12:00 pm||Session 1B: Esophagus – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, MACG
|12:30 pm||Session 1C: Endoscopy – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Navtej S. Buttar, MD
|1:00 pm||Break – Visit Exhibits|
|2:00 pm||Symposium A: Practical Tips and Pearls in IBD Management – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Christina Y. Ha, MD, FACG
|2:25 pm||Symposium B: Pancreaticobiliary Disease: Recent Advances – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Timothy B. Gardner, MD, MS, FACG
|2:50 pm||Symposium C: Obesity – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Allison Schulman, MD, MPH
|3:30 pm||AJG “Most Read in Red: COVID-19” A Conversation with AJG Co-Editors in Chief
Red Journal Co-Editors-in-Chief, Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG and Brennan M. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG, discuss the publishing landscape for COVID-19 related science and analyze key papers published by AJG this year.
|6:00 pm||Special Interest Discussions: IBD, Hepatology and Functional GI & Nutrition
ACG 2020 Virtual is excited to provide all attendees with opportunities to connect live and visit with leaders and your colleagues in areas of special interest including IBD, Hepatology and Functional GI and Nutrition. Even though we are not in the same city this year, you can still visit and reconnect with old friends who share your particular professional focus or seek out advice as you explore what may be a newer area of interest for you. You can even get a consult on a challenging clinical issue from leaders in the field. You are free to move between the groups ― don’t miss it! Saturday October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm and anytime on the IBD, Hepatology and Functional GI and Nutrition Circles.
|7:00 pm||A Conversation with the ACG President and President-Elect
While we cannot be together for the traditional ACG Welcome Reception, at this year’s ACG 2020 Virtual, attendees can still stop by and visit with our outgoing ACG President, Dr. Mark Pochapin and incoming President, Dr. David Greenwald. Whether you have known Dr. Pochapin or Dr. Greenwald for years or would like the opportunity to meet and chat with them, come visit with them on Saturday October 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
|8:00 pm||SCOPY Awards Presentation
Join us as we present the 2020 SCOPY Awards recognizing the achievements of ACG members in their community engagement, education, and awareness efforts for colorectal cancer prevention.
|8:30 pm||ACG Leadership Awards Presentation
Join us as we present the 2020 ACG President’s Special Recognition Award, Berk/Fise Clinical Achievement Award, Community Service Award, International Leadership Award, Masters of the ACG, and the Samuel S. Weiss Award.
|9:00 pm||Virtual ACG 2020 Adjourns for the Day|