Best of the Annual Conferences in Digestive Diseases 2016

Rosemont, IL US
June 11, 2016
Best of the Annual Conferences in Digestive Diseases is a one day educational activity that will focus on providing participants with the most up to date review of this past year’s most important findings in the management of GI diseases; including endoscopic therapy, surgical intervention, screening, and the management of complicated GI diseases via a multi-disciplinary approach.

Target Audience

This activity has been planned for gastroenterologists, surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, fellows, and other health professionals dedicated to the treatment of digestive diseases.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate up-to-date evidence-based medical practices in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases;
  • Recognize the role of emerging technologies for medical and surgical management of gastrointestinal diseases;
  • Apply new knowledge to challenging cases in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.
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: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Participation
Event starts: 
06/11/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/11/2016 - 4:50pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
The Westin O'Hare
6100 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
United States

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

  Konstantin Umanskiy, MD
  Assistant Professor of Surgery
  Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  Residency Program
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 anycommercial 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.

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.
Credit Designation
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
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