Live Streaming & Interactive Postgraduate Course Sessions

Sunday, October 25, 2020, 10:15 am – 9:00 pm (ET)

10:15 am “Endo eLearning” Session

ACG is proud to offer the first augmented reality hands-on endoscopy training via video conferencing on a national and international stage. Faculty from three remote locations will demonstrate basic endoscopic procedures using hands-on simulation models. A panel of experts will moderate the session and share insights. Submit your questions via Zoom chat during the session and engage with the experts. Anyone registered for any ACG 2020 course can join this special session on Sunday, October 25 from 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Eastern.

11:30 am Session 2A: Functional GI Disorders – Leveraging the Mind-Gut Connection – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Lin Chang, MD, FACG

  • Brain-Gut Axis and Its Interaction With the Enteric Microbiome

    Lin Chang, MD, FACG

  • Positive Psychology Interventions for Functional GI Disorders

    Laurie A. Keefer, PhD

  • A Practical Approach to the Use of Anti-Depressants for Functional Disorders

    Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG

  • Dietary and CAM Approaches for Management of IBS

    William D. Chey, MD, FACG

12:00 pm Session 2B: Hepatology Issues in Everyday Practice – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Arun J. Sanyal, MD

  • Multidisciplinary Management of the NASH Patient

    Arun J. Sanyal, MD

  • Liver Disease in Pregnancy

    Nancy S. Reau, MD, FACG

  • Drug-induced Liver Injury

    K. Gautham Reddy, MD, FACG

  • Viral Hepatitis Treatment Update

    Kimberly A. Brown, MDG

  • Evaluation of the Patient With a Liver Mass

    Stanley M. Cohen, MD, FACG

12:35 pm Session 2C: All Things Colon! – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance - Incorporating Guidelines Into Practice

    Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG

  • Management of Lower GI Bleeding

    John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG

  • Hereditary Colorectal Polyposis and Cancer Syndromes

    Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG

1:00 pm Break – Visit Exhibits
2:00 pm Symposium D: A Practical Approach to Anorectal Disorders – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, FACG

  • The Role of Pelvic Floor Retraining for Dyssynergic Defecation

    Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, FACG

  • Modern Approaches to Fecal Incontinence

    Stacy B. Menees, MD, MS

  • Anorectal Manometry Testing: A Primer for the General Gastroenterologist

    Darren M. Brenner, MD

2:25 pm Symposium E: Endoscopy – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG

  • All the Endoscopy vs Surgery RCTs I Could Come Up With!

    Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG

  • GI Emergencies: How to Optimize Outcomes in Dire Circumstances

    John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG

  • Endoscopy in Special Populations

    Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG

2:50 pm Symposium F: Autoimmune and Cholestatic Liver Disease – Clinical Pearls with Live Q&A

Moderator: Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG

  • Predictors of Disease Course in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACG

  • Advances in Primary Biliary Cholangitis Treatment

    David E. Bernstein, MD, FACG

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

    Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG

3:30 pm Chief’s Rounds at ACG 2020 – In Conversation with ACG President Dr. Mark Pochapin
Join ACG President, Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, as he talks with special guests.
4:30 pm Break – Visit Exhibits
7:00 pm Celebrating Diversity in ACG Happy Hour
Your Hosts: ACG Women in GI Committee and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Gather to celebrate diversity in ACG and connect with colleagues for small group discussions. ACG's Women in GI Committee and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee are transforming their annual reception into a forum for networking and meaningful conversation. After a welcome by Dr. Shivangi Kothari and Dr. Darrell Gray, small breakout sessions are a great opportunity to see friends and grow your professional network. Open to all.
Supported by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
8:15 pm GI Jeopardy Competition
9:00 pm Virtual ACG 2020 Adjourns for the Day