8th Annual GUILD Conference Program

Gastroenterology Updates IBD and Liver Disease 2025 Program

Guild Conference 2023

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

Saturday February 15, 2025

• 3:30 pm: Introduction – Fernando Velayos, MD
• 3:35 – 4:05 pm: Introduction to IBD: Diagnosis and Prognosis – Jami Kinnucan, MD
• 4:05 – 4:35 pm: Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: Medical Management – Rishika Chugh, MD
• 4:35 – 5:10 pm: Case Studies in IBD: Applying what we learned – Fernando Velayos, MD
• 5:10 – 5:45 pm: Liver Disease You Need to Screen For: Who, How and What Next – Norah Terrault, MD
• 5:45 – 6:00 pm: Questions
• 6:00 – 7:15 pm: Networking Reception for NP/PA

Time (HST) Sunday (2/16/25) Monday (2/17/25) Tuesday (2/18/25) Wednesday (2/19/25)
7:30-8:35 AM Breakfast with faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
(Hawaiian blessing starts 8:15 am)
Breakfast with faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
Breakfast with faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
Breakfast with faculty:
Posters / Exhibits
8:35 – 9:25 AM
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Questions:
9:25-9:35
Year in Review:
Best Papers in Crohn’s Disease
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Edward Loftus, MD
Millie Long, MD
Year in Review:
Best Papers in Gastroenterology
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Evan Dellon, MD
Michael Camilleri, MD
Year in Review:
Best Papers in Ulcerative Colitis
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David Rubin, MD
Fernando Velayos, MD
Year in Review:
Best Papers Hepatology
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Rohit Loomba, MD
Lupe Garcia Tsao, MD
9:35 – 10:05 AM
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Questions:
10:05-10:10
Deep Dive:
IL-23s in IBD: How, When and Why?
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David Rubin, MD
Advances:
Management of Obesity: The role of the gastroenterologist
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Barham Abu Dayyah, MD
Deep Dive:
Small Molecules in IBD: How, When and Why?
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Millie Long, MD
Ask the Consultant:
Managing HBV –updating practice based on new guidelines
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Norah Terrault, MD

10:10-10:40 AM

Questions:
10:35-10:40

How I Do It:
What GI’s need to know about Stomas
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Miguel Regueiro, MD
State of the Art:
Management of the patient with Celiac Disease
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Amy Oxentenko, MD
Consultant Hot Seat:
The Dermatologist
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George Martin, MD
Clinical Pearls:
Variceal bleeding – update on prevention and management
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Lupe Garcia Tsao, MD
10:40 – 11:10 AM Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits Break / Exhibits
11:10 – 11:40 AM
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Questions: 11:40-11:45
Consultant Hot Seat:
The Rheumatologist
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Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
Clinical Pearls:
Managing Medications prior to Endoscopy: From GLP-1s to DOACs
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Barham Abu Dayyah, MD
Clinical Pearls:
PSC and IBD: Epidemiology and treatment differences
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Edward Loftus, MD
State of the Art:
MASLD Treatment in 2025
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Rohit Loomba, MD
11:45 AM – 12:20 PM
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Questions:
12:20-12:25
Improving Quality of Care:
IBD in the Elderly: From Fear to polypharmacy
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Jami Kinnucan, MD
Hot Topic
Feel the Burn: Updates in GERD, Barrett’s and EoE
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Evan Dellon, MD
State of the Art:
Management of Anorectal Disease in Crohn’s and U
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Miguel Regueiro, MD
Improving Quality of Care:
Screening for Liver Cancer
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Norah Terrault, MD
12:25-12:45 PM Break Break Break Questions
12:45 – 1:20 PM
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Questions 1:20-1:30
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Lunch and Lecture
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Guidelines:
Role of Biomarkers in IBD
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Fernando Velayos, MD
Advances:
Management of the patient with Gastroparesis
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Michael Camilleri, MD
State of the Art:
Intestinal Ultrasound for IBD
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Rishika Chugh, MD
Liver Cases with the Faculty:
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Moderator: Norah Terrault
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Faculty:

Rohit Loomba, MD
Lupe Garcia Tsao, MD
Sid Barritt, MD
Afternoon Workshops
1:30 – 3:35 PM
IBD Cases with the Faculty:
Case Based IBD Review
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Uma Mahadevan, MD and IBD Faculty
GI Cases with the Faculty:
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Moderator: Amy Oxentenko, MD
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Faculty:
Evan Dellon, MD
Michael Camilleri, MD
Barham Abu Dayyah, MD
Intestinal Ultrasound Workshop:
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Faculty:
Rishika Chugh, MD
David Rubin, MD
Millie Long, MD,
Jami Kinnucan, MD
Fernando Velayos, MD
1:30 PM – Meeting Closes
6:00 PM Welcome Dinner

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.

Deep Dive:
An in depth and nuanced exploration of the topic

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

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

Questions?

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