Friday Courses

Receive in-depth updates on the latest in GI and hepatology, endoscopy, and practice management when you attend one or more of the optional Friday courses. Four courses are offered: three half-day courses, the GI Pathology and Imaging Course, the What’s New in GI Pharmacology Course, and the Practice Management Summit; and one full-day course, the ASGE Endoscopy Course.

ASGE Endoscopy Course

Expanding the Scope of Fundamental and Advanced Endoscopy

Friday, October 21, 2022 | 8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Course Directors: James L. Buxbaum, MD, FASGE, Peter V. Draganov, MD, FACG, FASGE, and Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG, FASGE

Participate in-person or virtually from home or office. You'll still receive the world-class educational experience that is the hallmark of ASGE, including the ability to participate in real-time Q&A sessions. Course materials will be available prior to the start of the course and upon completion, you will receive access to recordings of each presentation along with pdf files of presentations in GI Leap. If you are looking to access CME and MOC credit, then plan your participation in this program so you can earn both of these valuable credits. We look forward to your participation at this hybrid event.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize highlighted emerging tools to diagnose early neoplasia of colon, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bile duct, and small intestine (comprehension).
  • Identify cutting-edge endoscopic therapy for diseases of the GI lumen and pancreaticobiliary tree (knowledge).
  • Provide examples of how to adopt stated endoscopic evidence-based diagnostic recommendations into your daily clinical gastroenterology practice (comprehension).

Friday, October 21, 2022 | ALL TIMES ARE LISTED IN THE EASTERN TIME ZONE
7:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Introductions by Course Directors
Course Directors: James L. Buxbaum, MD, FASGE, Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE, FACG, and Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE, FACG
Session 1

UGI: Starting at the Source

Moderators: Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE, FACG, and James L. Buxbaum, MD, FASGE

8:05 am Point Counterpoint: All Barrett’s Should Be Ablated
Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FASGE, MACG
8:15 am Point Counterpoint: Risk Stratification and Selection is Key for Barrett’s Ablation
Sachin B. Wani, MD, FASGE
8:25 am Practice Updates: Management and Surveillance of Gastric Metaplasia
Brian L. Huang, MD
8:45 am State of the Art Lecture: Risk Stratification and Treatment of UGI Bleeding
Alan N. Barkun, MD, CM, MSc, FASGE, FACG
9:05 am Cases: Resection of Ampullary/Duodenal Polyps, Esophageal Strictures
Karl K. Kwok, MD, FASGE, Mohammad Bilal, MD, Melissa Latorre, MD, MS
9:25 am Q & A
9:40 am Break
Session 2 Colon: Heart of the Matter

Moderators: Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE, FACG and Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE, FACG

9:50 am Point Counterpoint: Cold Snare Polypectomy for Polyps Large and Small
Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSc, FASGE, FACG
10:00 am Point Counterpoint: Selecting Polypectomy Technique Based on Polyp Characteristics
Amit Rastogi, MD, FASGE
10:10 am Practice Updates: Quality Indicators Beyond ADR and Interventions to Achieve Them
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FASGE, FACG
10:30 am State of the Art Lecture: Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Bo Shen, MD, FASGE, FACG
10:50 am Cases: Colonic Stenting, EMR, ESD. Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection
Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, FASGE, FACG, Mohamed O. Othman, MD,
Ara S. Sahakian, MD
11:15 am Q & A
11:30 am Lunch with Networking (Round Tables)
Session 3 Biliary and Pancreas: Endoscopy in the Fight Against Obstruction, Inflammation, and Neoplasia

Moderators: Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE, FACG and James L. Buxbaum, MD, FASGE

12:30 pm Point Counterpoint: Clear the Path: Papillary Dilation for Bile Duct Stones
Prabhleen Chahal, MD, FASGE, FACG
12:40 pm Point Counterpoint: Go to the Source: Cholangioscopy for Bile Duct Stones
Raj J. Shah, MD, MASGE, FACG
12:50 pm Practice Updates: Endoscopic Management of Acute Pancreatitis
Shyam S. Varadarajulu, MD
1:10 pm State of the Art Lecture: Endohepatology: New Frontier for the Gastroenterologist
David L. Diehl, MD, FASGE
1:30 pm Cases: Biliary Stenting for Cholangiocarcinoma, Endoscopic Gastro-jejuostomy, Endoscopic Cyst Gastrostomy and Necrosectomy Pancreatic Cyst Radiofrequency Ablation
Ji Young Bang, MD, MPH, Amrita Sethi, MD, MASGE, V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS, FASGE, FACG
1:50 pm Q & A
2:05 pm Break
Session 4 The Cutting Edge: New Frontiers for Endoscopy

Moderators: Peter V. Draganov, MD, FASGE, FACG and James L. Buxbaum, MD, FASGE

2:20 pm Point Counterpoint: Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction – Duodenal Stenting Is the Time-Tested Therapy
Andy Tau, MD
2:30 pm Point Counterpoint: Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction – EUS Guided Gastro-Jejunostomy Is the Preferred Endoscopic Therapy in 2022
Mouen A. Khashab, MD, MASGE
2:40 pm Practice Updates: Artificial Intelligence for Everyday Practice: Indications, Applications and Beyond
Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE, MACG
3:00 pm State of the Art Lecture: The POEM Alphabet
Dennis J. Yang, MD, FASGE, FACG
3:20 pm Cases: Tips, Technique, and Tricks (POEM, TIFF, STER)
Sofiya Reicher, MD, FASGE, FACG, Ali Sedarat, MD, FACG, Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD, FASGE
3:40 pm Q & A
4:00 pm Closing Announcements and Course Adjourns