Satellite Symposia

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Satellite Symposia provide your organization with a unique opportunity to host educational programs before or after DDW scientific sessions, often offering CME credit to participants. A limited number of symposia will be permitted so be sure to reserve yours today. Please note that DDW Council policy prohibits Satellite Symposia during scheduled scientific sessions.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

6 – 7:45 a.m.

Getting to the Gut of the Matter:
Closing the Gaps in Diagnosis, Effective Treatment, and Comprehensive Care in IBS and CIC *

6 – 6:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet
6:30 – 7:45 a.m. Presentation

William Chey, MD,
Brooks Cash, MD

Supported by an educational grant from Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals.
Provided by: CME Outfitters, LLC
CME Provider: CME Outfitters, LLC

1.5 hrs. CME, CNE, CPE and ABIM MOC

Marriott Marquis
Liberty Ballroom

Online registration:

6 – 8 p.m.

Maximizing the Effectiveness of Colonoscopy
Appropriate Bowel Preparation: An Interactive, Evidence-Based Discussion *

Douglas K. Rex, MD,
Jack A. DePalma, MD,
David A. Johnson, MD

Supported by: Braintree Laboratories, Inc.
Provided by: Applied Clinical Education
CME Provider: Global Education Group

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Grand Hyatt
Independence Ballroom A
Online registration:

6 – 8:15 p.m. 

Advanced Endoscopic Imaging: Recent Progress and Clinical Implications *

6 – 6:30 p.m. Registration and Dinner
6:30 – 8:15 p.m. CME-certified Symposium

Kenneth K. Wang, MD (Activity Chair),
Alessandro Repici, MD,
Prateek Sharma, MD,
Hisao Tajiri, MD, PhD,
Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.
This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.

1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Marriott Marquis
Liberty Ballroom LM

Online registration:

6 – 8 p.m. 

The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease *

6 p.m. Registration
6:30 – 8 p.m. CME Dinner Symposium

Faculty Chair Mark Pimentel, MD

Supported by: Salix Pharmaceuticals
Provided by: Gi Health Foundation (GiHF)
CME Provider: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Marriott Marquis
Independence Ballroom (Meeting Level 4)

Online registration:

*Denotes that CME will be offered.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

6 – 7:45 a.m.

Stopping Ulcerative Colitis Progression in Its Tract: Combining the Latest Evidence and Engaging Teaching Tools to Improve Patient Outcomes *

6 – 6:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
6:30 – 7:45 a.m. Presentation

David T. Rubin, MD,
Miguel Regueiro, MD

Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Provided by: CME Outfitters, LLC
CME Provider: CME Outfitters, LLC

1.5 hrs. CME, CNE, CPE and ABIM MOC

Marriott Marquis
Liberty Ballroom

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7 – 7:45 a.m.

Title: Coming Soon

Speakers: Coming Soon

6 p.m.

Is Timing Everything? Making Vaccination-Related Preventive Care Decisions Early in IBD *

Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, AGAF,
Sunanda V Kane, MD,
Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG,
Gil Y. Melmed, MD, FACG

Supported by: Pfizer
Provided by: Imedex
CME Provider: Imedex

2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Renaissance Washington DC Downtown
Renaissance Ballroom

Online registration:

6  – 7:45 p.m.

Introducing biosimilars into your clinical practice: practical considerations for US gastroenterologists

Dr Stephen Hanauer (US), Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology), Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Professor Shomron Ben-Horin (Israel), Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit and Gastro-Immunology Laboratory, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Professor James Lindsay (UK), Consultant Gastroenterologist, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK

Supported by: Pfizer Essential Health
Provided by: Impact Medical Education

Marriott Marquis
Independence Ballroom A-D

6:30 p.m.

Dr. Victor Fazio IBD Symposium in Medical and Surgical Treatment of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

6 p.m. Registration
6:25 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
6:35 p.m. Keynote Speaker - Positioning Biologics and New Therapies for IBD
7 p.m. Positioning Surgery for IBD: Is it Time for Surgery as the Top Down Approach
7:25 p.m. Case Presentations
8:30 p.m. Adjourn

Maria Abreu, MD,
Tracy Hull, MD,
Jeremy Lipman, MD,
Miguel Regueiro, MD,
Bo Shen, MD

Provided by: Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute

Capital Hilton

6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

Title: Coming Soon

Speakers: Coming Soon

*Denotes that CME will be offered.

Monday, June 4, 2018

6:30 – 7:45 a.m.

A 3-Dimensional View: Targeting Inflammatory Mechanisms in Pursuit of Clinical Remission and Mucosal Healing: A Personalized Approach to IBD Therapy *

Miguel Regueiro, MD, Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Professor, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Gerald W. Dryden, MD, PhD, MSPH, MSc Professor of Medicine Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program UofL Physicians Outpatient Center 401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310 Louisville, KY

Supported by Gilead Sciences Inc
Provided by: Med Learning Group
CME Provider: Med Learning Group

1.25 Credits

Grand Hyatt
Independence A

Online registration:

6:45 – 7:45 a.m.

Nutrition in ERAS: What You Must Know *

Paul Wischmeyer,
Stephen McClave,
Julie Thacker

Supported by: Abbott Nutrition
Provided by: Duke Clinical Research Institute
CME Provider: Duke

1 Credit

Marriott Marquis
Liberty Ballroom IJKL 

6 – 8 p.m.

Optimal use of Biosimilars of Biologics in IBD: What, When and in Whom? *

6 – 6:30 p.m. Registration and Dinner
6:30 – 8 p.m. CME-certified Activity

Activity Chair- David Rubin, MD,
Faculty: Iris Dotan, MD, Bruce Sands, MD

Supported by: Merck & Co, Inc.
Provided by: Vindico Medical Education
CME Provider: Vindico Medical Education

1.5 Credits

Marriott Marquis
Independence E-G

Online Registration:

6 – 8 p.m.

A Pfizer sponsored Symposium

Dr. Stephen Hanauer,
Dr. Michael Chiorean

Supported by: Pfizer
Provided by: Pfizer

Marriott Marquis
Independence Ballroom A-D

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Transforming the Therapeutic Landscape for UC: Putting a Spotlight on Microbiome Therapeutics

Jean-Frederic Colombel,
William Sandborn,
Maria Abreu

Supported by: Seres Therapeutics
Provided by: Seres Therapeutics

Grand Hyatt
Independence Ballroom A1

6 – 9 p.m.

Over 35 Years Since H. pylori Discovery: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

Colin Howden, MD,
Nimish Vakil, MD,
Neil Stollman, MD,
Barry Marshall, AC

Supported by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Provided by: HOSPICOM

Capital Hilton

*Denotes that CME will be offered.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

There are currently no symposia scheduled for this day. 

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