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AGENDA

* Agenda & speakers are subject to change

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

7:45–8:15 AM

Registration, Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits/Posters

8:15–8:20 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

(Rutgers New Jersey Medical School)

SESSION I

 

8:20–8:50 AM

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): 
New Management Approaches

Anthony Lembo, MD

(Harvard Medical School)

 

8:50–9:20 AM

Updates in Difficult to Treat Crohn’s Patients

Farzana Rashid, MD

(Penn Medicine)

 

9:20–9:50 AM

Cardiac Syndromes in Patients with Liver Disease

Marc Klapholz, MD, MBA

(Rutgers New Jersey Medical School)

 

9:50–10:05 AM

Interactive Panel Discussion

 

10:05–10:25 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters

SESSION II

 

10:25–10:55 AM

Heartburn: Are There Any Modern Diagnoses for GERD

(or Still the Old Ones?)

Prakash Gyawali, MD

(Washington University, St. Louis)

 

10:55–11:25 AM

Gastroparesis: Are We Going to Move On?

Anthony Lembo, MD

(Harvard Medical School)

 

11:25–11:55 AM

Esophageal Motility Disorders: An Overview    

Prakash Gyawali, MD

(Washington University, St. Louis)

 

11:55 AM–12:15 PM         

Interactive Panel Discussion

 

12:15–1:00 PM

Luncheon

SESSION III

1:00–1:30 PM

Introduction of the 8th Annual Digestive Diseases:

New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2021

Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

(Rutgers New Jersey Medical School)

 

8th Annual Digestive Diseases: New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2021: Elimination of Viral Hepatitis

Su Wang, MD, MPH, FACP
(World Hepatitis Alliance | Saint Barnabas Medical Center |
RWJBarnabas-Rutgers Medical Group)

1:30–2:00 PM

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD):

New Approaches on Diagnosis and Treatment

Stephen Hanauer, MD

(Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine) 

2:00-2:30 PM

Update on Hepatitis B in 2021

Kimberly Brown, MD

(Henry Ford Health System)

2:30–3:00 PM

Treatment Strategies for Hepatitis C

Paul Kwo, MD

(Stanford University School of Medicine )

3:00–3:30 PM

Management of Patient with Compensated Cirrhosis

Patrick Kamath, MD

(Mayo Clinic, Minnesota)

3:30–4:00 PM

How to Maximize the Liver Transplant Potential

James Guarrera, MD

(Rutgers New Jersey Medical School)

4:00–4:20 PM

Interactive Panel Discussion

4:20–4:45 PM

Gastroenterology: Clinical Case Conundrums

4:45–5:10 PM

Liver Disease: Clinical Case Conundrums

5:10 PM

Adjourn