Sixth Annual Updates in Digestive Diseases

September 25, 2021
This activity will provide the latest evidence-based education in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases presented by experts in the field that will lead to highly trained healthcare professionals able to provide the highest level of patient care.

This conference will cover a wide range of topics critical to clinicians who treat patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases, including the latest evidence-based medicine in diagnosis and management, emerging medical and surgical technologies, application of high-yield clinical pearls in diagnosis of complex diseases, expert views on varied approaches to controversial areas of disease management, and new guidelines for therapeutic disease monitoring and management.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and advanced practice providers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal and liver 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 such as endoscopic management of obesity and surgical management of GERD;
  • 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;
  • Analyze the evidence for and against requiring a biopsy for celiac disease diagnosis;
  • Define how new guidelines for colon cancer screening and use of medical therapy in inflammatory bowel disease affect treatment practices.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Amy Majkowski
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773-702-8597
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 ABIM
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.25 Participation
Event starts: 
09/25/2021 - 7:55am
Event ends: 
09/25/2021 - 5:15pm
Activity opens: 
09/25/2021
Activity expires: 
12/25/2021

Sixth Annual Updates in Digestive Diseases Agenda
Sixth Annual Updates in Digestive Diseases Agenda
*Agenda subject to change.

Virtual Conference
Chicago, IL
United States
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Learn more about digestive disease care at The University of Chicago by click here.
 
Questions?
Contact Amy Majkowski via e-mail here.



ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Amy Majkowski via email at aszczudl@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu.

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.

 

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTORS
  Sushila Dalal, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  


 
  Sajan Nagpal, MBBS
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Director, Pancreas Clinic
 

 
   Benjamin Shogan, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  
 
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships 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 7.25 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 7.25 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 Professional Credit
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.

VIRTUAL EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!
This conference offers a tremendous opportunity to highlight your company products, services, and achievements in front of a wide array of key decision makers. Increase your company profile by participating as an exhibitor at this exciting event.
 
The last conference drew almost 150 participants including physicians specializing in gastroenterology, endoscopy, surgery, internal medicine, radiology, and emergency medicine, as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants and advanced practice providers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Also in attendance will be our course faculty, including over 20 experts at the University of Chicago.

Download the prospectus PDF icon here or contact Amy Majkowski at aszczudl@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu or 773-702-8597. We hope to see you there!
 

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Profession TypeFee
Physicians$75
Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals$50
Trainees$0


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