Friday, July 30, 2021

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception with Drinks & Light Hors D’Oeuvres

Saturday, July 31, 2021

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: David Estores, Jr., MD

7:40-8:00 AM

Practical Nutrition in IBD including TPN and Short Bowel
Angela Pham, MD

8:00-8:20 AM

Extraintestinal Manifestations in IBD
Devi Rampertab, MD

8:20-8:40 AM

Complicated Crohn’s Disease: Treating Patients with Fistulas and Strictures
Ellen Zimmermann, MD

8:40-9:00 AM


9:00-9:15 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session B: Liver
Moderator: Patrick Horne, APRN

9:15-9:35 AM

New Insights in NAFLD/NASH
Virginia Clark, MD, MS

9:35-9:55 AM

New Guidelines for the Management and Treatment of Autoimmune Hepatitis
Roberto J Firpi, MD, MS

9:55-10:15 AM

Liver Transplantation, the Surgical Perspective
Thiago Beduschi, MD

10:15-10:30 AM


10:30-10:45 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session C: Luminal GI
Moderator: Peter Draganov, M.D.

10:45-11:05 AM

The Recent Postpolypectomy Surveillance Recommendations and Malignant Polyp Management Guidelines
Dennis Yang, MD

11:05-11:25 AM

Dr. Phillip P. Toskes Memorial Lecture- Acute Pancreatitis: What is New?
Chris Forsmark, MD

11:25-11:45 AM

Interventional EUS
Petro Benias, MD

11:45-12:05 PM


12:05-12:15 PM

Break & Exhibits

Session D: GI/Liver
Moderator: Giuseppe Morelli, MD

12:15-12:35 PM

Treatment Options for Esophageal and Gastric Varices: From BB to Interventions
Andreas Zori, MD

12:35-1:00 PM

Gastroparesis: Where Do We Stand in 2021
Eyad Alakrad, MD

1:00-1:20 PM

Liver Disease in Pregnancy
Alpna Limaye, MD

1:20-1:45 PM


1:45-1:55 PM

Lunch Pick-Up

1:55-3:30 PM | Lunch & Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Ask the Experts: IBD Cases
Angela Pham, MD and Ellen Zimmermann, MD

Ask the Experts: Liver Cases
Patrick Horne, ARNP and Amitabh Suman, MD

The Best of our Societies’ Meetings
Anil Sharma, MD and Consuelo Soldevila-Pico, MD

Ask the Experts: General GI Cases
Rick Davis, Jr., PA-C and Tara Dyson, MD

Ask the Experts: Motility Cases
Eyad Alakrad, MD and David Estores, Jr., MD

7:00-9:00 PM

Closing Reception with Drinks and Heavy Hors d‘Oeuvres