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!

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | Live Streaming & Interactive Sessions
2:00 pm – 9:45 pm (ET)
2:00 pm Visit Exhibits
2:00 pm Symposium 5: NASH – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Cynthia A. Moylan, MD
  • Natural History of NAFLD
    Cynthia A. Moylan, MD
  • Diagnostic Approach to NAFLD
    Naim Alkhouri, MD
  • Therapy for NAFLD
    Zobair M. Younossi MD, MPH, FACG
2:30 pm Symposium 6: Updates in Liver Transplantation and HCC for the Busy Gastroenterologist – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Philip K. Henderson, DO
  • Liver Transplantation
    Philip K. Henderson, DO
  • Outpatient Management of OLT Patients
    Gina Choi, MD
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma Primer
    Anjana A. Pillai, MD
3:00 pm Presidential Plenary Session 2 – With Live Q&A
Moderators: Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, and David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG
Oral papers designated as Best in Category and representing excellence in clinical research.
4:00 pm J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture: A Septuagenarian’s Evolving Reflections on the Practice of Medicine
Presented by: Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
4:30 pm Break – Visit Exhibits
4:30 pm GIQuIC - Measuring and Improving Quality in Clinical Practice
4:30 pm Career Opportunities for Women in GI
Hosted by the ACG Women in GI Committee, this session is geared toward residents and trainees who are facing difficult decisions regarding the future of their medical careers.
5:30 pm Break – Visit Exhibits
5:30 pm Symposium 7: Nausea and Vomiting: Evolving Insights and Clinical Challenges – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Braden Kuo, MD
  • Practical Insights From the Neurobiology of Nausea and Vomiting
    Braden Kuo, MD
  • Emerging Treatment: Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Options for Nausea and Vomiting
    Linda Anh B. Nguyen, MD
  • Treatment of Gastroparesis: Beyond the Old Standbys
    Baharak Moshiree, MD, FACG
6:00 pm Symposium 8: 50 Shades of Bloating: Multiple Perspectives on a Vexing Condition – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A
Moderator: Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH
  • It’s All Gas Production: Dietary and Microbial Factors
    Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc
  • It’s All Hot Air: Bloating Is a Sensory Symptom
    Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH
  • Motility Matters Most!
    Gregory S. Sayuk, MD, MPH, FACG
7:30 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.
8:00 pm Emily Couric Memorial Lecture & Conversation with Katie Couric
Presented by: Katie Couric
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
9:00 pm ACG Town Hall: Leading the Way in Advancing Health Equity - An Open Forum with ACG Leadership for College Members – With Live Chat
Supported by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
9:45 pm Virtual ACG 2020 Adjourns for the Day