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DDW® 2017 Sponsoring Society Courses

Attend the first and foremost GI event in the world. Register for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017 and you will guarantee your opportunity to explore the top-notch educational programming presented by the four sponsoring societies (AASLD, AGA, ASGE and SSAT).

Take advantage of your last opportunity to save at least $80 on your DDW 2017 registration by registering on or before March 22. In addition, registering by March 22 saves you money on registration fees for the four societies’ featured courses. Already registered but want to add the courses below? Simply log in to the DDW Registration Resource Center to update.

AASLD Hepatology Update: The Year in Review (Save $50)
Saturday, May 6, 2-5 p.m.
The primary goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in hepatology. particular emphasis will be places on recent published papers that will alter practice in the therapeutic arena as well as discoveries int he basic sciences that have or will have clinical implications.

AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances (Save $75)
Saturday, May 6, 8:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7, 8:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
Step beyond basic learning and get the full scope of GI advances during this multi-topic course. In just 1.5-days, world-renowned leaders will test your knowledge in real-time and provide your pathway for optimal care that will guide your clinical decisions all year long.

ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course: Best Tips, Worst Mistakes: Lessons from the Masters
(Save up to $70)
Sunday, May 7, 1-6 p.m.
Monday, May 8, 7 a.m. -Noon
This course will feature didactic lectures, video-based case discussions and audience interaction with Q&A.  Key features include tips, tricks and worst mistakes related to gastrointestinal endoscopy from internationally renowned experts. Learn how to approach common endoscopic problems, recognize pitfalls and incorporate new modalities into your clinical practice.

SSAT Hands-On Courses (Save up to $60)
Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
The SSAT will conduct three concurrent Hands-On Sessions at an off-site location. The first session will focus on HPB with pancreas and liver open and laparoscopic work stations. The second course will focus on small bowel/colorectal with transanal excision of the tumors of the rectum. The third course will focus on the esophagus and gastric track with POEM, EMR/ESD and endoscopic bariatric procedure work stations.

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