Annual Updates in Digestive Diseases Meets Acing the GI Board Exam 2018

Chicago, IL US
August 24, 2018 to August 25, 2018
The overall goal of this unique conference is to provide up-to-date evidence-based education in diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases as well as provide high-yield board examination preparation that will lead to highly trained healthcare professionals able to provide the highest level of patient care.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to implement evidence-based medicine in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases;
  • State the role of emerging technologies for medical and surgical management of gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Discuss how to apply high-yield clinical pearls to diagnose complex gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Evaluate different views in controversial areas of the management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases;
  • Outline new guidelines for the therapeutic monitoring and management of gastrointestinal diseases.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Amy Majkowski
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.75 Participation
Event starts: 
08/24/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
08/25/2018 - 4:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

The Gwen
521 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Hotel accommodations can be made at a discounted rate!
The group room block rate is $229. Cut-off date for reserving rooms in the room block is 5pm CST on July 25, 2018.
  • Book via Phone: Call 1-888-627-7039 and mention "Digestive Disease Conference."
  • Book Online: Click the button below to get started!



Valet parking is available at the hotel:
  • 4-8 hours $35
  • 8-24 hours $71
Public Self-Park Garage located directly across the street from hotel entrance at North Rush St.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.


  Sonia Kupfer, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic
  David T. Rubin, MD
  Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine
  Section Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 9.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABIM. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.

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