Spring Course Information

The Spring Course: Best of DDW 2022

 


NYSGE is excited to announce that The Spring Course: Best of DDW 2022 will return to an in person format this year. Designed for gastroenterologists as well as GI fellows, nurses and associates, the course attracts an average attendance of more than 200 practitioners annually.
 

Location

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street 
New York, NY 10017

Japan Society COVID-19 Protocols:
  • Show proof of vaccination and booster to be admitted
  • Masks must be worn at all times except when eating or drinking
Please review the entire list of visitor policies and safety protocols.

Intended Audience

Gastroenterologists, GI fellows, and GI nurses and associates
 

Course Description

The Spring Course is devoted to a review of the most compelling topics discussed during Digestive Disease Week® 2022. Our distinguished faculty will select and present the most important information about new drugs and drug therapies; medical, surgical and endoscopic treatments for disease, and the social impact of disease states pertaining to gastroenterology, endoscopy, and liver disease. The etiology and pathophysiology of disease states as well as the epidemiology of diseases will also be included.

Digestive Disease Week® is the most important academic forum in gastroenterology. For an excellent summary of DDW topics and video of new endoscopic techniques, don’t miss The Spring Course: Best of DDW 2022!‚Äč
 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the spectrum of gastrointestinal diseases such as motility disorders and colorectal cancer and outline the enhancement and effectiveness of related treatment options such as the use of artificial intelligence in the detection and resection of polyps during colonoscopy
  • Evaluate advances in the methods of assessing disease status in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, and discuss the application of these techniques to patient treatment
  • Discuss the efficacy and safety of treatments for portal hypertension, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and other chronic liver disorders
  • Identify appropriate methods to detect and treat common disorders of the small bowel and colon, such as colon polyps, as well as endobariatric therapy for obesity, and review the effectiveness of these approaches
  • Examine the diagnostic and expanded therapeutic capabilities of ERCP and EUS to detect and treat disorders of the hepatobiliary tract, pancreas, and luminal gastrointestinal tract and to detect and manage suspected small bowel bleeding
     

Course Directors

Alyson N. Fox, MD, MS Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Living Donor Liver Team, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation and Medical Director, Inpatient Solid Organ Transplant Unit, Columbia University Medical Center; New York, NY

Robin B. Mendelsohn, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College; Associate Attending Physician, Clinical Director, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Service, Program Director, Clinical Nutrition Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Julie Yang, MD, NYSGEF Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy, Einstein Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
 

Registration

Registration Fees

By May 27

After May 27

Member Physicians

$100

$150

Non-Member Physicians

$150

$200

GI Fellows

$65

$65

Nurses/GI Associates

$65

$65

Non Members

$150

$200




Registration Fee Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks
Contact info@nysge.org for assistance or call 646-218-0650
 

Faculty Disclosure

Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in a CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest with regard to their contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved in the United States.

 

Joint Providership

The Spring Course: Best of DDW 2022 is jointly provided by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center and the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
 

Accreditation Statement

                            This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 

Credit Designation

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Conflict of Interest Statement

The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with commercial interest; pharmaceutical or equipment company*. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device, not yet approved in the United States.

*The ACCME defines a Commercial Interest as an entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interest – unless the provider of clinical service is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined commercial interest.

 

Nurse Planner

Maria Alma Estrera-Yorke, BSN, MSN, MHA, CGRN, CFER Nurse Manager Endoscopy Suites; President, New York Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, New York, NY
 

Nursing Accreditation Statement

Montana Nurses Association
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Contact hours: 5.0

American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), the approved hours in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.  

Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution
This educational activity was approved by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) for 5.0 continuing education units toward maintenance of certification.

Certificate of Completion
A certificate of completion will be provided after completion of the program.
 

Recording Waiver

NYSGE may record this program to use in educational, informational or promotional materials including print, electronic or other media such as the NYSGE website. By participating in this program, you grant NYSGE the right to record and use your remarks should this program offer live or online submission of questions and all such recorded live or online submissions become the property of NYSGE.