Florida Gastroenterological Society
Florida Gastroenterological Society

2017 FGS Annual Meeting Agenda

Friday, September 8, 2017 NEW DATE: Friday, November 17, 2017

3:00 - 7:00 pm           Registration Open
4:00 - 6:00 pm           FGS Self-Assessment Program for MOC Session

Saturday, September 9, 2017 NEW DATE: Saturday, November 18, 2017 

6:45 - 7:10 am            Complimentary Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area /View Exhibits
7:15 - 7:30 am            Annual Business Meeting - FGS MEMBERS ONLY    
(Moderator: Gerardo Lanes, MD)

Session 1:                 Challenges in GI and Endoscopy
7:30 - 7:35 am             Intro/Welcome: Gerardo Lanes, MD - FGS President
7:35 - 7:55 am             Evaluation & Management of Barrett's Esophagus
                                       Michael Wallace, MD  
7:55 - 8:15 am             Celiac and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
                                      Chris Forsmark, MD
8:15 - 8:35 am            Therapeutic EUS
                                      Enrico Souto, MD
8:35 - 8:55 am            James. L Borland, Sr. Memorial Lecture: Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: Pharmacology vs. Stents
                                      Jamie Barkin, MD
9:00 - 9:10 am           Q&A Session for Presentations 1 - 3      

Session 2:               Navigating a Changing Healthcare Landscape
9:10 - 9:15 am            Introduction to Healthcare Reimbursement & Quality
                                   Gerardo Lanes, MD
9:15 - 9:35 am          Managed Care Outlook: Managed Care Outlook:  ACA Today and Challenges of Tomorrow
                                     Jodi Brown, MBA/MHCM
9:35 - 9:55 am          Living in a Value-Based World
                                    Mike Segal, JD
9:55 - 10:00 am      
Q&A Session 2
10:00 - 10:30 am     Break/Visit Exhibits

Session 3:              Approach to the Unknowns
10:30 - 10:50 am     Evaluation and Management of Pancreatic Cysts
                                    Jodie Barkin, MD
10:50 - 11:15 am      Chronic Abdominal Pain: It is Visceral and What Should I Do?
                                   Brian Lacy, MD
11:15 - 11:35 am       Asymptomatic Liver Masses: New Approaches for Diagnosis and Treatment
                                   Roberto Firpi, MD
11:35 - 11:55 am      Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Cell Autotransplantation
                                  Vikas Dudeja, MD
11:55am - 12:05pm       Q&A Session 3
12:05 - 1:05 pm      James L. Cerda Memorial Fellow Jeopardy Competition
                                  Moderator: Herbert C. Wolfsen, MD
1:05 - 1:10 pm        Presentation of Awards & Concluding Remarks
                                  Gerardo Lanes, FGS President
1:05 - 2:00 pm      Complimentary Luncheon with Exhibitors
2:00 - 5:00 pm      Endoscopy Laboratories (Not eligible for MOC Points)
                                  Directors: Jose M. Nieto, MD, Dennis Yang, MD, and Javier Parra, MD

Sunday, September 10, 2017  NEW DATE: Sunday, November 19, 2017

6:45 - 7:30 am       Complimentary Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area /View Exhibits
7:30 - 7:40 am       Intro/Welcome: 
Ben Pineau, MD, FGS President-Elect

Session 4:           Common Disease and New Approaches, Part 1
7:40 - 8:00 am       Refractory GERD: Diagnosis and Management
                                  Joel Richter, MD
8:00 - 8:20 am      Chromoendoscopy - Should It Be Standard of Care in IBD?
                                  Peter Draganov, MD
8:20 – 8:45 am     Irritable Bowel Syndrome in 2017  
                                 Brooks D. Cash, MD
8:45 - 9:05 am      Hepatitis C
                                 Paul Martin, MD

9:05 - 9:30 am      Abdominal Bloating: New approaches and treatment, including SIBO
                                 Brian Lacy, MD
9:30 - 9:40 am      Q&A Session 4
9:40 - 10:10 am    Break/View Exhibits

Session 5:           Common Disease and New Approaches, Part 2
10:10 - 10:35 am   Endoscopic and Molecular CRC Screening and Surveillance
                                 Brooks Cash, MD
10:35 - 10:55 am  Updates in emerging IBD Diagnostics and Therapeutics
                                Marcus Muehlbauer, MD
10:55 - 11:15 am   Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Bench to Bedside
                                Kenneth DeVault, MD
11:15 - 11:35 am    NASH
                                Brooks Cash, MD
11:35 - 11:55 am   Non-Variceal Bleeding: What's New?
                                Dennis Yang, MD
11:55 - 12:00 pm  Q&A Session for Presentations 5
12:05 pm               Meeting Adjourns