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

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

This course offers LIVESTREAM participation 

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

This livestream course provides the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as management of biliary stone disease, new insight in GI motility disorder, Barrett’s screening/surveillance, eosinophilic esophagitis, endoscopy for colon polyp resection, new interventional endoscopy, artificial intelligence in GI endoscopy; management of alcoholic hepatitis, hepatitis B, fatty liver, and early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma.

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. Interactive live endoscopy procedures include: colonoscopy and polypectomy techniques A, B and C; advanced imaging and ERCP cannulation; Barrett’s neoplasm: EMR or ablation; advanced resection (ESD); Third Space Endoscopy (POEM, G POEM, or STER); EUS for intervention – direct access to pancreas duct; enteroenterostomy; and colonoscopy insertion technique; enteral stent insertion for a treatment of stenosis/obstruction, ERCP with stent; removal of stones/sampling; cholangioscopy; biopsy/burshing; and diagnostic EUS.

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

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: 
  • 13.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.00 AAPA Category 1
  • 13.00 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

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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 September 20, 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

Michelle A. Anderson, M.D.
Bashar A. Aqel, M.D.
Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.*
Rolland C. Dickson, M.D.
Norio Fukami, M.D.*
Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.
Channa R. Jayasekera, M.D., M.S.
Terry L. Jue, M.D.
Allon Kahn, M.D.
Blanca Lizaola-Mayo, M.D.
Tisha N. Lunsford, M.D
Rahul Pannala, M.D.
Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.
Louis M. Wong Kee Song, M.D.

* Course Directors

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.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 13.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

The AAFP has reviewed 7th Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Update with Interactive Live Endoscopy Session and deemed it acceptable for up to 13.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 10/01/2021 to 10/02/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

  • 13.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 13.00 AAPA Category 1
  • 13.00 ABIM
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.00 Attendance


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