Friday, July 29, 2022

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception with Drinks & Light Hors D’Oeuvres

Saturday, July 30, 2022

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

Deficiencies in IBD: From A to Zinc
Angela Pham, MD

8:00-8:20 AM

Recent Additions to our IBD Therapeutic Toolbox
Naueen Chaudhry, MD – UF Class of 2021

8:20-8:40 AM

Managing IBD at Extremes of Age: Challenges in Young Adult and Elderly Patients
Ellen Zimmermann, MD

8:40-9:00 AM


9:00-9:15 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session B: Liver
Moderator: Giuseppe Morelli, MD

9:15-9:35 AM

Drug Induced Liver Injury (DILI): A Diagnosis That Should Not Be Missed
Roberto J. Firpi, MD, MS – UF Class of 2001

9:35-9:55 AM

An Update in Management of Ascites and Hepatorenal Syndrome
Virginia Clark, MD, MS

9:55-10:15 AM

New Approach in the Direction and Treatment of Early Stages HCC
Roniel Cabrera, MD, MS

10:15-10:30 AM


10:30-10:45 AM

Break & Exhibits

Session C: Luminal GI
Moderator: Peter Draganov, MD

10:45-11:05 AM

Management of Refractory Gastroparesis: Is G-POEM the Answer?
Dennis Yang, MDUF Class of 2014
Advent Health – Orlando, FL

11:05-11:25 AM

Dr. Phillip P. Toskes Memorial Lecture- Diagnosis and Medical Management of Chronic Pancreatitis in 2022
Chris Forsmark, MD

11:25-11:45 AM

Endoscopy and Hepatology: When 2+2 is > 4
Peter Draganov, MD

11:45-12:05 PM


12:05-12:15 PM

Break & Exhibits

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

12:15-12:35 PM

Approach to Colonic Lesions: EMR vs. ESD
Jeff Mosko, MD, MSc
Unity Health, Toronto, Canada

12:35-1:00 PM

Diverticulitis: An Evolving Management
Thomas Read, MD

1:00-1:20 PM

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Address GI and Liver Healthcare Challenges
Christopher Harle, PhD
UF Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics

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, 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, MS, Anil Sharma, MD, and John Lieb, MD

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

Ask the Experts: Motility Cases
Manuel Amaris, MD and David Estores, Jr., MD

6:00 – 7:00 PM

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

7:00-9:00 PM

Closing Reception with Drinks and Heavy Hors d‘Oeuvres