ACG 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting

Join GI physicians from the U.S. and around the world for the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting. ACG 2022 will deliver the latest clinical information on timely topics in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | ALL TIMES ARE LISTED IN THE EASTERN TIME ZONE
8:30 am Simultaneous Plenary Sessions 2A and 2B
10:00 am Exhibit Hall Opens
10:05 am Hands-On Endoscopy Workshop Center Opens
10:05 am J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture
Introduced By: Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG, ACG President

The Promise and Progress of New Approaches to Treating the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS, FACG
Describe the efficacy and safety of newer agents for IBD, and the potential for combination therapy and precision medicine approaches to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

10:35 am Break – Visit the Exhibit Hall and Browse Scientific Posters
10:35 am Scientific Poster Session Opens
10:35 am Exhibitor Theater
11:30 am Simultaneous Symposia: Session 3
In-person attendees will have the opportunity to attend the symposium of their choice in Charlotte. ACG will livestream one of the symposia for virtual attendees; the other symposia will be recorded and available on the Conference Platform as ondemand videos after the meeting.

 

Symposium 3A: Applying the Latest Antithrombotic Guidelines to Your Practice: A Case-Based Approach
Moderator: Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSc (Epid), FACG

  • The How and Why of Elective Antithrombotic Management
    Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSc (Epid), FACG
    Describe the appropriate utilization of antithrombotic agents in patients undergoing elective endoscopic procedures, including patient and procedure-related factors influencing decisions regarding medication cessation and re-initiation.
  • Management of Antithrombotics in Patients With Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Alan N. Barkun, MD, CM, MSc (Clin Epi), FACG
    Outline the management of antithrombotics in patients presenting with acute GI bleeding.
  • Mitigating Post-Procedural Bleeding: What You Need to Know
    John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
    Define important risk factors and explore treatment strategies to minimize the risk and extent of post-procedural bleeding.

Symposium 3B: Non-Inflammatory Bowel Disease Colonic Disorders
Moderator: Lin Chang, MD, FACG

  • Diarrhea-Predominant IBS: What We Knew, What We Know, and What We Think for the Future
    Lin Chang, MD, FACG
    Explain the historical treatment of IBS-D, current treatments, and therapeutic possibilities for the future.
  • Is This Infectious Colitis? How to Identify and Diagnose Infectious Colitidies
    Caterina M. Oneto, MD
    Describe a differential diagnosis for acute infectious diarrheal diseases and understand best practices for therapy.
  • Diverticular Disease and Segmental Colitis Associated With Diverticular Disease: A Clinician’s Crash Course
    Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG
    Discuss the different classifications of diverticular disease, management of acute diverticulitis, and the complications, with a separate focus on SCAD.

Symposium 3C: Case-Based Tours of Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Esophageal Disorders
Moderator: Paul Moayyedi, MB ChB, PhD, MPH, FACG

  • PPI Risks Versus Benefits: Separating Fact From Fiction
    Paul Moayyedi, MB ChB, PhD, MPH, FACG
    Assess the risks and benefits of long-term PPI therapy, and review indications for de-escalation.
  • Revealing Reflux: How to Utilize Impedance and Novel Parameters on Ambulatory Reflux Monitoring
    Christine Y. Hachem, MD, FACG
    Discuss the role of impedance and pH monitoring in patients with esophageal reflux disorders.
  • Digging Into Dysphagia: Provocative Maneuvers at Manometry and the Functional Lumen Imaging Probe
    Amit Patel, MD, FACG
    Analyze the use of additional protocols in manometry and FLIP for the evaluation of dysphagia.
12:45 pm Lunch Break – Visit Exhibit Hall and Browse Scientific Posters
12:45 pm Exhibitor Theater
1:00 pm Scientific Poster Session – Authors Present
1:40 pm Exhibitor Theater
2:15 pm  Simultaneous Plenary Sessions 3A and 3B
3:45 pm Break – Visit Exhibit Hall and Browse Scientific Posters
4:30 pm Emily Couric Memorial Lecture
Introduced by: Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG, ACG President

Colon Cancer Screening: What Do We Need to Build and Who Will Come?
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
Discuss the current colon cancer screening tests and how to increase screening in all populations.

5:00 pm Break
5:10 pm Simultaneous Symposia: Session 4
In-person attendees will have the opportunity to attend the symposium of their choice in Charlotte. ACG will livestream one of the symposia for virtual attendees; the other symposia will be recorded and available on the Conference Platform as ondemand videos after the meeting.

 

Symposium 4A: It’s No Longer Obscure! Small Bowel Bleeding in 2022
Moderator: Luis F. Lara, MD

  • Approach to Small Bowel Bleeding: The Clinical History and Approach to Evaluation
    Luis F. Lara, MD
    Outline clinical risk factors for small bowel bleeding and identify strategies to maximize the diagnostic yield of small bowel bleeding evaluation.
  • More Than Just Enteroscopy: Diagnostic Modalities for the Assessment of Small Bowel Bleeding and Quality Measures
    Jodie A. Barkin, MD
    Explore the modalities available for the assessment of small bowel bleeding including capsule endoscopy, enteroscopy, cross-sectional imaging, bleeding scans, and explore their appropriate use and quality reporting.
  • It Keeps Happening…Medical Management of Recurrent Small Bowel Bleeding
    Shabana F. Pasha, MD, FACG
    Discuss concepts and apply strategies to optimize evaluation of and therapy for recurrent small bowel bleeding.

Symposium 4B: Just Because They’re Common Doesn’t Make Them Easy: Management of Common GI Issues
Moderator: Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACG

  • Management of Chronic Diarrhea: No Fun With the Runs
    Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACG
    Compare different management options for patients suffering from chronic diarrheal conditions.
  • Management of Chronic Abdominal Pain: Make It Wane
    Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
    Formulate a strategy for treating patients with chronic abdominal pain.
  • Management of Bloating and Distention: Tips Worth Noting
    Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH
    Identify tips and tricks for dealing with GI’s most irksome symptoms.
6:25 pm Annual Scientific Meeting Adjourns for the Day