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ASGE Postgraduate Course at ACG: Evidence-based Updates for the Practicing Gastroenterologist (On-Demand) | October 2021 OLPGATACG21
Release date: November 2021
Viewing time: 8 hours
This On-Demand version of the 2021 ASGE Post-Graduate Course at ACG: Evidence-based Updates for the Practicing Gastroenterologist provides comprehensive updates on several important endoscopic topics, ranging from optimal practice considerations, to oncologic endoscopy, to the endoluminal evaluation and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease complications. The topics and speakers were specifically curated to provide thoughtful and diverse perspectives, helping endoscopists from various settings thrive in their practice. 
Topics Covered
This course is divided into five topic focused sessions:
  • Optimizing your Endoscopic Practice
  • Cancer Prevention and Treatment in the Luminal GI Tract
  • GI Emergencies
  • Ancreaticobiliary Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Considerations in IBD
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, physicians will be able to:
  • Discuss approaches to optimizing day-to-day endoscopic practice
  • Describe how best to evaluate for and manage pre-cancerous and early malignant lesions of the foregut and colon 
  • Identify best practices in 'emergency endoscopy' services
  • Compare and contrast common pancreaticobiliary problems
  • Recognize the spectrum of endoscopic are that can improve the health of IBD patients
Target Audience
This course has been specifically designed for practitioners of gastrointestinal endoscopy, especially gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, gastrointestinal nurses, and fellows in training. This course is equally relevant to those in private practice and academic practice.
Course Directors and Faculty
Course Directors:

B. Joseph Elmunzer, MD

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Charleston, South Carolina

Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, FASGE
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Invited Faculty:

Megan A. Adams, MD, JD, MSc
Regents of the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Alan N. Barkun, MD,CM, MSc, FASGE
McGill University, The Montreal General Hospital
Montreal Quebec CANADA

Jennifer A. Christie, MD, FASGE
The Emory Clinic
Atlanta, GA

Darwin L. Conwell, MD
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Anna Duloy, MD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center
Aurora, Colorado

Puja S. Elias, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Olaya Isabella Brewer Gutierrez, MBBS
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Gursimran S. Kochhar, MD, CNSC, FACP
Allegheny Center for Digestive Health
Pittsburgh, PA

Folasade P. May, MD, PhD
Los Angeles, CA

Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD, FASGE
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Nonthalee Pausawasdi, MD
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand

Bret T. Petersen, MD, MASGE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Amandeep K. Shergill, MD
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Hardware/Software Requirements
Windows Requirements:
Operating system: Windows 10+ 
Browser:  Chrome v90.0+, Firefox v84.0+, Edge v90.0+
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection 
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+ 

Macintosh Requirements:
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.6.8+ 
Browser: Mozilla Firefox v84.0+, Safari 14+, Chrome v90.0+ 
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+
Contact Information
For technical difficulties or questions related to content or CME credits, please contact ASGE between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM (CST) at 1-866-353-2743 or email
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Nov 05, 2024
Cost: Member: $390.00
Non-Member: $490.00
Credit Offered:
8.25 CME Credits
8.25 ABIM-MOC Points
8.25 Participation Credits
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