Flavio Rocha, MD, will moderate Monday’s SSAT and AHPBA Joint Symposium “Technical and Oncological Issues in Major HPB Surgery: Back to the Basics!” The session’s five presenters will discuss the finer points of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery that can take years to learn.
SSAT’s educational programming continues Monday with more than two dozen sessions, including a Clinical Ward Rounds session and two GI Surgery Debates. Vic Velanovich, MD, shares more.
Once again at DDW®, ASGE has partnered with international gastroenterology societies to plan several joint sessions that showcase endoscopic advances around the world.
Avinash G. Ketwaroo, MD, walks through sessions designed to meet the unique needs of DDW® attendees in the early stages of their careers in gastrointestinal medicine.
SSAT is offering a full slate of original research at DDW® across nine Quick Shot sessions. Each 90-minute session will showcase 10 to 15 unique studies — more than 100 presentations across all of the Quick Shot sessions, says Michael G. House, MD, FACS.
Clinicians who want to improve treatment for IBS and IBD have a simple charge: Improve their patient communication skills. That was the key message from Douglas Drossman, MD, during Saturday’s AGA Postgraduate Course Luncheon Breakout Session Maximizing the Patient-Provider Relationship Using Effective Communication Skills for IBD and/or IBS.
When developing programming for DDW® 2018, the SSAT Program Committee aimed to create a broad array of options to meet the demands of society members and DDW attendees of all interests and skill levels, according to SSAT Program Committee Chair Vic Velanovich, MD.
Now in its fifth year, ASGE’s International Program at DDW® 2018 will feature six joint symposia with international organizations representing gastroenterologists from Korea, Mexico, Latin America, India, Japan and Brazil, according to ASGE International Committee Chair Prasad G. Iyer, MD, MS, FASGE.
The AGA Postgraduate Course: From Abstract to Reality will provide a concise and comprehensive update on the latest medical, scientific and technological advances in GI over the past 12 months. It’s tailored for attendees who may have limited time in Washington, D.C., according to Course Director Lin Chang, MD, AGAF.