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Program 2020

4th Annual GUILD Conference Program

Gastroenterology Updates IBD and Liver Disease 2020 Program


GUILD BOOTCAMP: Back to Basics (All Registered Attendees Welcome)

Saturday February 15, 2020 – Registration from 2 PM to 6 PM

  • 3:30 pm Introduction
  • 3:35 – 3: 55 pm: Introduction to IBD: Diagnosis and Prognosis – Christina Ha, MD
  • 3:55 – 4:20 pm: Ulcerative Colitis: Medical and Surgical Management – Michael Kattah, MD
  • 4:20 – 4:45 pm: Crohn’s Disease: Medical and Surgical Management – Adam Cheifetz, MD
  • 4:45 – 5:15 pm: Case Studies in IBD: Applying what we learned – Fernando Velayos, MD
  • 5:15 – 5: 45 pm: Hepatitis C – diagnosis, management and monitoring – Norah Terrault, MD
  • 5:45 – 6:00 pm: Questions
  • 6:00 – 7:15 pm Networking Reception for NPs PAs
Time Sunday (2/16/20) Monday (2/17/20) Tuesday (2/18/20) Wednesday (2/19/20)
7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast with faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
(Intro starts 8:15 am)
Breakfast with Faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
Breakfast with Faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
Breakfast with Faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
8:30 – 9:20 AM

Questions: 9:20-9:30

Year in Review:
Ulcerative Colitis
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Fernando Velayos, MD;
David Rubin, MD
Year in Review:
Cirrhosis: Complications and Pre-operative Evaluation
.
Lupe Garcia Tsao, MD
Year in Review:
Crohn’s Disease
.
Ed Loftus, MD
Miguel Regueiro, MD
Year in Review:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
IBS-C and IBS-D
.
Lin Chang, MD
9:30 – 10:00 AM

Questions: 10:00-10:05

State of the Art:
Jak Inhibitor Users Guide:
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Edward Loftus, MD
How I Do It:
Rational Approach to the Liver Mass
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Laura Kulik, MD
Hot Topic:
Il-23 Therapy for IBD
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Uma Mahadevan, MD
Hot topic:
Obesity: A Modern Epidemic – Incidence, Causes and Medical Management
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Andres Acosta, MD
10:05 – 10:35 AM

Questions: 10:35-10:40

How I Do It:
Management of Intra-abdominal Abscess in Crohn’s Disease
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Miguel Regueiro, MD
Hot Seat:
Viral Hepatitis: Challenging Patient Scenarios
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Norah Terrault, MD
Outside the Box:
Melanoma, BCC, SCC and the patient with IBD
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George Martin MD
State of the Art:
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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Kris Kowdley, MD
10:40 – 11:10 AM Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits
11:10 – 11:40 AM

Questions: 11:40-11:45

Ask the Consultant:
Treating the patient with overlapping IBD and Rheumatologic Disease
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Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
State of the Art:
PSC: New Therapies and What is in the Pipeline
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Kris Kowdley, MD
How I do it:
New Onset IBD – Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapy
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Adam Cheifetz, MD
Advances in GI:
Endoscopic Therapy of Obesity
.
Chris Thompson, MD
11:45 AM – 12:20 PM

Questions: 12:20-12:25

Hot Topic:
Safety of IBD Therapy in the patient with Infection or Malignancy
.
Millie Long, MD
Hot Topics:
Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis: Controversies in Management
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Norah Terrault, MD
Guidelines:
Healthcare maintenance in IBD
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Millie Long, MD
Improving Quality of Care:
Recognizing complications of Obesity Therapy (Medications, Endoscopy and Surgery)
.
Andres Acosta, MD
12:25 – 12:45 PM Break Break Break Break
12:45 – 1:20 PM

Questions: 1:20-1:30

Lunch and Lecture

Improving Quality of Care:
Managing IBD in the Older Patient: Pitfalls and Conundrums
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Christina Ha, MD
State of the Art:
Hereditary Hemorragic Telengiactasia (HHT): Review of Liver Complications and their management
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Lupe Garcia Tsao, MD
Diagnostic Dilemmas:
De-Escalation of Therapy: A Practical Guide
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David Rubin, MD
Guidelines:
Managing Acute Pancreatitis – Supportive Care versus Endoscopic Management
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Chris Thompson, MD
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Afternoon Workshops
Cases with the Faculty:
Case Based IBD Review
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Uma Mahadevan, MD and IBD faculty
Liver Family Feud:
Case based liver review
.
Norah Terrault, and all Liver faculty
Hot Topic:
Checkpoint Inhibitor Colitis: Who, What, Why and How to Treat
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Michael Kattah, MD
Meeting Closure
6:00 – 9:00 PM Reception and Dinner
Under the Stars
  Reception and Dinner
Under the Stars
 

Activities

Breakfast and Breaks: Posters and Exhibits:
At the breakfast session and at the breaks between sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to review poster presentations, interact with the authors, and view the exhibit area. Faculty will be in the breakfast area meeting informally with the attendees.

Session Descriptions

Year in Review:
Two speakers will have about 15 minutes each to present and defend their choice for the important papers/abstracts/news stories/etc. from the previous year on key topics. At the end, there will be 10 minutes available for audience Q&A and discussion.

“Outside the Box” and Special Seminars:
One speaker will cover a topic relevant to but perhaps outside of traditional gastroenterology topics. 30 minutes for lecture, 10 minutes for Q&A

“How I do it” Seminar:
One speaker will cover a topic in gastroenterology from their expert personal perspective, supplemented by literature review, and presented in case format for 20 minutes with 10 minutes for Q&A.

Hot Topic:
One speaker will cover a topic of particular new relevance to gastroenterologists, presenting the latest evidence, recommendations, etc. 20-30 minutes for lecture, 10 minutes for Q&A

Guidelines:
Review by leading expert, an often author, of society guidelines in a particular topic and how to implement them in your practice. 30 minute talk with 10 minutes for audience Q+A

Ask the Consultant:
A gastroenterologist will be able to present short, common cases to a non-GI specialist for their practical advice. This year, we will quiz a rheumatologist on disease and drug related arthralgias and rheumatic events in IBD

The Hot Seat:
One faculty member presents cases to a panel of faculty and to the audience to stimulate discussion on approaches to challenging cases.

Advances:
Talks will address both technologic and therapeutic advances in topic areas

Improving Quality of Care:
“Quality” is a buzzword in medicine today. This series addresses specific topics where providers can troubleshoot and improve their patient care

Panel Discussions:
All faculty and the audience members participate and give their assessment of and opinions on key topics in our field

Afternoon Workshops:
These 110 minute sessions will cover practical issues relevant to the clinic. The format will be hands on or video, with subjects, supplemented by a lecture and discussion, with the goal of allowing clinicians to learn about novel techniques or participate in complex case discussion.


Questions?

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