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7th Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Update with Interactive Live Endoscopy - 2021 (Live and Livestream)

Phoenix, AZ US
October 1, 2021 to October 2, 2021

This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM attendance options

Course Directors: Norio Fukami, M.D.Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.

This live and livestream course provides the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as colon polyps; IBS, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus, gallstones and bile duct stones, artificial intelligence in GI endoscopy, new interventional endoscopic ultrasound (EUS); hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatitis B, and fatty liver disease. 

Friday offers a full-day, interactive, live-endoscopy session where participants have the unique opportunity to ask the endoscopists questions while the procedures are taking place. Saturday offers didactic lectures with panel discussions for interactive Q & A opportunities with course faculty members. Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.

Course highlights:

  • Relevant updates you can immediately apply to your clinical practice
  • Evidence-based lectures, case presentations, panel discussions and Q & A sessions
  • Interactive live endoscopy session with the opportunity to ask endoscopists questions during procedures. 
  • MOC Credit
Live RegistrationRegister by 9/1/21  Register after 9/1/21 
Friday / Saturday
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$375$400
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$280$305
Saturday Only
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$230$255
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$155$180


Friday / Saturday
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$345
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees $250
Saturday Only
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$200
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$140

Target Audience

The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, nurses and advanced healthcare practitioners (NPs, PAs, RNs, etc.).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

• Review updated diagnostic criteria and management for IBS
• Explain expanding possibilities of interventional endoscopic ultrasound
• Describe diagnostic criteria and new treatment modalities for eosinophilic esophagitis
• Evaluate upcoming AI technology in diagnostic endoscopy
• Describe the best technique to achieve high-quality EMR for managing colon polyps
• Evaluate current recommendations and newer diagnostic modalities for Barrett’s esophagus
• Review current algorithms to evaluate and treat suspected gallstone disease and bile duct stones

• Evaluate current management for alcoholic hepatitis, including the controversial role of liver transplantation, and assess emerging potential therapy
• Update current and emerging approaches to hepatitis B
• Appraise current management of fatty liver disease
• Review strategies for screening populations for and managing hepatocellular carcinoma

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 ABIM
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/01/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/02/2021 - 2:30pm
Click here to view program on mobile device.
Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center - Juanita Kious Waugh Auditorium
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.


Residence Inn by Marriott Phoenix – Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054

We have reserved a small room block of rooms at the Residence Inn Desert View Phoenix at Mayo Clinic. The room rate is $149/night, plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.57%). This rate is available until August 30, 2021 or until the room block fills.

The hotel is located within walking distance of the Franke Education Center. Please use the following link to make your reservation for this course: Mayo Clinic GI-Hep Course Reservation Link or call the reservations line directly at 800.331.3131 and request the Mayo Clinic GI-Hep Course room rate. If you plan to stay any additional dates outside our room block of 9/30 through10/2, please book your stay for the nights of 9/30 – 10/2 via the above reservation link and contact Paul King with the Residence Inn, directly at mobile: (520) 665-8304 or office: (480) 563-1500, ext. 6502 to reserve additional room nights.

Hotel Information: Due to COVID-19, some hotel facilities or services may not be available to guests for a period of time. Parking*: There is a $10.00 per vehicle, plus tax per day. *Please note parking rate and taxes are subject to change without notice.


Recreation/Leisure Activities: Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for recreation and leisure activities.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Faculty
Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.
Douglas O. Faigel, M.D.
Norio Fukami, M.D.
Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.
Allon Kahn, M.D.
Tisha N. Lunsford, M.D.
Rahul Pannala, M.D.
Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.
Louis M. Wong Kee Song, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Viveksandeep Thoguluva Chandrasekar, M.D.
University of Kansas Hospital
Syracuse, NY

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 13.0 credits of AOA Category 2-A.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 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 Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 ABIM
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.00 Attendance

For information regarding exhibit opportunities, please reach out to Kristy Badder.

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