Pittsburgh Gut Club: 2019 Schedule and Registration

Mar 28 - May 2, 2019

Details

March 28, 2019
6:00 – 8:15 a.m.
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

May 2, 2019
6:00 – 8:15 a.m.
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

September 18, 2019
6:00 – 8:15 a.m.
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Intent and Objectives

Review state-of-the-art information on the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal and liver diseases 
Review the latest procedural and diagnostic advancements for gastroenterology practice 
Identify current treatments available for GI diseases and discuss future advancements

Thursday, March 28, 2019 
Endoscopic Treatments of Obesity 
Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc 
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Advanced Endoscopy & Metabolic Endoscopy 
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
Weill Cornell Medicine 
New York, NY

6:00 p.m. — Reception 
7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. — Dinner and Program
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Thursday, May 2, 2019 
The Changing Epidemiology of Liver Cancer 
Fasiha Kanwal, MD, MSHS
Professor of Medicine 
Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
Baylor College of Medicine 
Houston Veterans Affairs HSR&D Center of Excellence 
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center 
Houston, TX

6:00 p.m. — Reception 
7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. — Dinner and Program
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 
Are Newer Biologics Better Than Our Old Ones? 
Maria T. Abreu, MD
Director, Crohn’s & Colitis Center 
Vice chair of Research, Department of Medicine 
Martin Kalser Chair in Gastroenterology 
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Immunology 
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 
Miami, FL

6:00 p.m. — Reception 
7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. — Dinner and Program

Who Should Attend

The Pittsburgh Gut Club is a gastroenterology education and networking series designed to bring novel and relevant subspecialty advancements to the Greater Pittsburgh region. All gastroenterologists, physicians, and allied health professionals are encouraged to attend.

Participants are asked to register for the entire series @ $150/person and become Gut Club members. The deadline for this discounted membership fee is March 28, 2019.

Non-member, meeting registration for individual meetings is offered at $75/lecture. 
GI and hepatology fellows and other trainees may attend for free but must pre-register.

Course Director

Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH 
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology 
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded .015 continuing education units (CEUs) which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.

Registration

Contact Joy Jenko Merusi at joj2@upmc.edu

Related Material

2019 Schedule and Registration (PDF)