ASGE Highlights

ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course

Practice of Endoscopy in 2014: Integration of Science, Art and Technology

Monday, May 5, 2014, 7 a.m.–5:45 p.m.

Brochure (PDF)

The ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course will feature:

  • Didactic, interactive and video-based discussions from internationally renowned experts on the approach to common clinical challenges and controversies related to gastrointestinal endoscopy.
  • A variety of gastrointestinal conditions will be discussed, including Barrett’s esophagus, luminal neoplasia, gastrointestinal bleeding, colon polyps, pancreaticobiliary diseases and endoscopic complications.
  • New for 2014: Real-time demonstrations of techniques on in vivo pig models, transmitted from the ASGE Institute for Training and Technology (IT&T).
  • Earn up to 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
  • Registration fee includes syllabus, continental breakfast, lunch and beverages.

For complete details about the agenda, please refer to the course brochure, or visit the ASGE website at

Registration Fees (per session)

Category Fee
ASGE Physician Member $450
ASGE Member Trainee $250
ASGE Nurse Member
Physician Nonmember $595
Nonmember Trainee $295
Nurse Nonmember

Hands-On Workshops

Saturday, May 3, Sunday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Flyer (PDF)

Registration Fees (per session)

Category Fee
ASGE Member $375
ASGE Member Trainee $225

These two-and-a-half hour sessions provide an opportunity for participants to interact with expert faculty as they demonstrate techniques in the following areas:

Saturday, May 3
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Hemorrhoid Therapies (HW1)
3–5:30 p.m. EMR/ESD (HW2)
Sunday, May 4
7:30–10 a.m. Suturing, Closures and Managing Procedural Adverse Events (HW3)           
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Luminal Stenting and Ablation (HW4)
3:30–6 p.m. Barrett’s Ablation (HW5)
Tuesday, May 6
7:30–10 a.m.          ECRP (HW6)  

Advanced Capsule Endoscopy

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Noon–2 p.m.

This two-hour, case-based session is intended to assist current practitioners in advancing their skills in capsule endoscopy.

Registration Fees

Category Fee
ASGE Member $300
ASGE Trainee Member $225

ASGE/AGA Presidential Plenary Session

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 1:30–5 p.m.

ASGE and AGA will present the most novel and innovative research in gastroenterology and GI endoscopy at this collaborative session.

ASGE Clinical Symposia and Special Sessions

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Time Session Title
8–9:30 a.m.      Clinical Symposium: Glue Therapy in the United States: Will It Stick?
10–11:30 a.m. Clinical Symposium: Managing Fistulas and Perforations
10–11:30 a.m. Special Session: International Symposia (KSGE)
4–5:30 p.m. Clinical Symposium: Developing a Career in Endoscopy in an Academic Center

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Time Session Title
8–9:30 a.m. Clinical Symposium: Challenges in ERCP
8–9:30 a.m. Clinical Symposia: Sedation in Endoscopy: Improving Outcomes, Reducing Costs
10–11:30 a.m. Clinical Symposia: Colonoscopy: Proving Our Value
10–11:30 a.m. Clinical Symposia: Small Bowel Struggles
10–11:30 a.m. Special Session: International Symposia (JGES)

Monday, May 5, 2014

Time Session Title
8–9:30 a.m.            Clinical Symposia: Management of the Difficult Biliary Stricture
10–11:30 a.m. Special Session: International Symposia (CSGE)
2–3:30 p.m. Clinical Symposia: Optimizing Endoscopic Outcomes in Barrett's Esophagus

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time Session Title
8–9:30 a.m. Clinical Symposium: Keeping Up With Changes in HCV Therapy
8–9:30 a.m. Clinical Symposium: Recurrent Liver Disease Following Liver Transplantation
8–9:30 a.m. Special Session: International Symposia (ISG)
10–11:30 a.m. Clinical Symposia: Pursuing Perfection in Polypectomy Performance
4–5:30 p.m. Clinical Symposia

ASGE Endoscopic Video Forum

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 8 a.m.–noon

The ASGE Endoscopic Video Forum features peer-reviewed videos demonstrating the most innovative endoscopic techniques and unusual cases from around the world.

ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 1–3 p.m.

ASGE’s fourth annual World Cup of Endoscopy will feature leading videos representing different countries. All selected videos will be presented and scored by a panel of international judges live at DDW!

ASGE Fellows Networking Session

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 5–6 p.m.

This session offers trainees an opportunity to network with ASGE leaders and discuss topics specifically of interest to trainees. Register online for this event at

ASGE Learning Center

Saturday, May 3–Monday, May 5, 2014, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

The ASGE Learning Center provides DDW attendees with the opportunity to view complete educational endoscopic videos and earn CME for free, as well as attend hands-on endoscopic demonstrations. This year, the ASGE Store, which will feature a full selection of ASGE products and logo merchandise, will be located in the ASGE Learning Center.