Friday, July 28, 2023

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception with Drinks & Light Hors D’Oeuvres

Saturday, July 29, 2023

6:30-7:30 AM

Check-In, Breakfast, and Exhibits

7:30 – 7:40 AM

Course Director: Roberto J. Firpi, MD, MS

Session A: IBD
Moderator: S. Devi Rampertab, MD

7:40-8:00 AM

Dysplasia in IBD: How to Interpret Results
Naueen Chaudhry, MD

8:00-8:20 AM

Preventive Measures in IBD
Angela Pham, MD

8:20-8:40 AM

Approach to the New Patient with IBD
Ellen Zimmermann, MD

8:40-9:00 AM


9:00-9:15 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session B: Liver
Moderator: Roberto J. Firpi, MD, MS

9:15-9:35 AM

Approach to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Management
Roniel Cabrera, MD, MS

9:35-9:55 AM

Update on Medical Management and Transplant in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Andreas Zori, MD

9:55-10:15 AM

New Indications and Techniques: Where Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery Meet
Thiago Beduschi, MD – UF Transplant Surgery

10:15-10:35 AM


10:35-10:50 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session C: Luminal GI
Moderator: Peter Draganov, MD

10:50-11:10 AM

Polyp Recognition and Approach to Resection
Dennis Yang, MD
Advent Health – Orlando, FL

11:10-11:30 AM

Subepithelial Lesions of the GI Tract
Tiffany Chua, MD

11:30-11:50 AM

Dr. Phillip P. Toskes Memorial Lecture – Bariatric Endoscopy
Chris Thompson, MD – Harvard University

11:50-12:10 PM


12:10-12:25 PM

Break & Exhibits

Session D: GI/Liver
Moderator: Chris Forsmark, MD

12:25-12:45 PM

Esophageal Function Testing in 2023
Manuel Amaris, MD

12:45-1:05 PM


1:05-1:25 PM

Shifting Practice Patterns in Gastroenterology – the Impact of Private Equity Ownership
Victor Navarro, MD – Jefferson Health

1:25-1:45 PM


1:45-1:55 PM

Lunch Pick-Up

1:55-3:40 PM | Lunch & Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Ask the Experts: IBD Cases
Ellen Zimmermann, MD, Angela Pham, MD, S. Devi Rampertab, MD, and Naueen Chaudhry, MD

Ask the Experts: Liver Cases
Patrick Horne, MSN, APRN, Consuelo Soldevila-Pico, MD, and Amitabh Suman, MD

The Best of our GI Societies’ Meetings
Anand Gupte, MD, Anil Sharma, MD, and John Lieb, MD

Ask the Experts: GI Cases
Priti Joshi, MD and Tara Dyson, MD

Ask the Experts: Motility Cases
Manuel Amaris, MD

6:00 – 7:00 PM

UF GI Alumni Pre-Reception Mixer (Alumni and Non-Alumni Welcome!)
Comments by David Nelson, MD, and Chris Forsmark, MD

7:00-9:00 PM

Closing Reception with Drinks and Heavy Hors d‘Oeuvres