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Training in Bariatric Endoscopy Webinar (On-Demand) | August 2020
Released: August 2020
Viewing Time: 54 minutes
This recording of a one-hour webinar, hosted by the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy, will review the important elements for training in bariatric endoscopy and obtaining the tools needed to be able to establish an effective, multidisciplinary bariatric program. This webinar is the third in a series of four ABE webinars to be presented live and on demand in 2020.
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize important training goals required to establish a comprehensive bariatric endoscopy program including obesity physiology, interdisciplinary team management, cognitive and technical proficiency in endoscopic bariatric and metabolic therapies, and the importance of individualizing therapy.
  • Understand different bariatric endoscopy training levels and determine what type of procedures should be offered within in individual’s practice environment.
  • Determine key infrastructure and personnel required to start an effective program.
Allison Schulman, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. She received a Masters in Public Health (MPH) at Harvard University. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Following residency training, Dr. Schulman completed fellowship in Gastroenterology, and went on to complete two additional fellowships in Bariatric Endoscopy followed by Advanced/Therapeutic Endoscopy. All of her training was at Harvard/Brigham and Women's Hospital. She joined faculty at Michigan in 2017, and was appointed Director of Bariatric Endoscopy.

Dr. Schulman's research has focused on endoscopic management of obesity. She is specifically interested in management of complications following bariatric surgery, primary endoscopic therapy for obesity, and innovation and device development in endoscopy. She also has interests in interventional hepatology, and EUS/ERCP. Dr. Schulman has received numerous awards and honors, including several Early Clinical Investigator Awards from the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA).
Availability: Retired
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $40.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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