Annual Course 2021

Endoscopy 2021:
Back To The Future
December 16-17, 2021


Intended Audience

Practicing Gastroenterologists, Gastrointestinal Endoscopists, Surgeons, GI Fellows, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and GI Nurses and Associates


Featuring a faculty of more than 70 distinguished educators and clinicians, the meeting includes:
  • Educational Lectures, Case Presentations, and Discussions
  • Five sessions of Live Endoscopy transmitted from NYU Langone Health
  • GI Prime Time: smaller, focused back-to-basics sessions exploring approaches to common GI problems through demonstration and discussion
  • Integrated Course for GI Nurses and Associates
  • GI Fellows Poster Session
  • Annual New York GI Fellows Endoscopy Course
  • Device, Drug, Product, and Service Exhibits
For a list of Annual Course topics, please see the Preview Postcard or registration page.

Course Directors

45th Annual New York Course Directors
Petros C. Benias, MD
David A. Greenwald, MD
SriHari Mahadev, MD, MS
Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH

Associate Course Directors 
Live Endoscopy Cases and Procedures
Gregory B. Haber, MD
Sammy Ho, MD
Doris C. Barnie GI Nurses and Associates Course Directors
Nancy S. Schlossberg, BSN, RN, CGRN
Barbara Zuccala, MSN, RN, CGRN 
Annual New York GI Fellows Endoscopy Course Directors
Sherif Andrawes, MD
Lauren G. Khanna, MD, MS
Corporate Relations
Adam J. Goodman, MD

Learning Objectives

  • Identify appropriate methods to detect and treat common disorders of the small bowel, colon and pancreas, as well as endobariatric therapy for obesity, and review the effectiveness of these approaches
  • Discuss the spectrum of commonly seen disorders of the esophagus and stomach, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, motility disorders and gastric intestinal metaplasia, and outline related treatment options and their effectiveness
  • Discuss the management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and evaluate the efficacy and safety of current treatments
  • 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
  • Examine the diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities as well as complications of current and emerging advanced endoscopic techniques to diagnose and treat disorders of the hepatobiliary tract, pancreas, and luminal gastrointestinal tract and to detect and manage obscure upper and lower GI bleeding
  • Discuss the gastrointestinal manifestations of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID 19) and examine the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on endoscopy practice

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACC ME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Statement 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Course Format

Choose between In Person or Streaming

Annual Course Registration

In Person registration
Streaming registration

Annual New York GI Fellows Endoscopy Course

In Person registration
Streaming registration

Exhibits and Sponsorship

Exhibit Space Reservations and Sponsorships

Learning Outcomes for Nurse Participants

After this program, participants will be able to review the pathophysiology of GI diseases, evaluate current advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, and identify evidence- based best practices for novel medical, endoscopic, surgical and nursing approaches to the management of digestive diseases.

Nursing Accreditation Statement

This activity has been submitted to Montana Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 14.0 contact hours have been requested. For more information, please email NYSGE at

Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution

This activity has been submitted to the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD) for continuing education units toward maintenance of certification.
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