AGENDA

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020

12:00 – 12:50 PM CT

Lunch

12:50 – 1:00 PM

Welcome / Introduction

SESSION I

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Hepatitis C: Expanding Indications, Black Box Warnings and Screening

Nancy Reau, MD

1:30 – 2:00 PM

ASH vs. NASH: Similarities and Differences

Craig McClain, MD

2:00 – 2:55 PM

Complications of Portal Hypertension: Management Options for Hepatic Encephalopathy, Thrombocytopenia, and Hepatorenal Syndrome

Mack Mitchell, MD and Santiago Munoz, MD*

2:55 – 3:15 PM

Q&A / Panel Discussion

3:15 – 3:30 PM

Break

SESSION II

3:30 – 4:00 PM

Practical Management of Clostridioides Difficile: Not so Difficile? 

Lawrence Schiller, MD*

4:00 – 4:25 PM

Microbiome Based Treatments for IBS: Food, Bugs, or Drugs

William Chey, MD

4:25 – 4:50 PM

Management of Diverticulitis

Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS

4:50 – 5:15 PM

Q&A / Panel Discussion

5:15 – 5:30 PM

Day 1 Wrap-up

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2020

7:30 – 8:20 AM CT

Breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 AM

Welcome

SESSION III

8:30 – 9:00 AM

How Opioid Use Might Impact Esophageal Symptoms and Motility 

Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc

9:00 – 9:30 AM

GERD and Sleep: An Eye-opening Experience

Ronnie Fass, MD

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Endoscopic Management of Chronic Pancreatitis

Rushikesh Shah, MD*

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Q&A / Panel Discussion

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 – 11:45 AM

Parallel Sessions (LIVE ONLY)

(Attendees select one of the following)

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

  • GI Woes from Head to Toe (Non-IBD)

  • Viral Hepatitis, Cholestatic Disease and Complications of Cirrhosis

  • Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch Product Theater (Non-Accredited)

Taking Current PBC Treatment Further

Sponsored by: Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SESSION IV

1:00 – 1:25 PM

Practical Applications of Treat to Target in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Gary Lichtenstein, MD

1:25 – 1:50 PM

Managing Post-operative Crohn's Disease

David Binion, MD
 

1:50 – 2:15 PM

Health Care Maintenance in IBD

Francis Farraye, MD, MSc

2:15 – 2:40 PM

Managing Fertility and Pregnancy in IBD

Anita Afzali, MD, MPH

2:40 – 3:05 PM

Q&A / Panel Discussion

3:05 – 3:20 PM

Break

SESSION V

3:20 – 3:50 PM

Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC): Diagnosis and Treatment

Marlyn Mayo, MD*

3:50 – 4:20 PM

Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Diagnosis and Treatment

Hashem El-Serag, MD, MPH

4:20 – 4:40 PM

Q&A / Panel Discussion

4:40 – 4:45 PM

Closing Remarks

*Onsite faculty at the Westin Galleria.