CME Courses and Workshops

Upcoming CME Courses

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Past CME Courses and Lectures

Endoscopic Advances for Clinical Practice 2015

April 17-18, 2015

This two-day course focused on a variety of therapeutic endoscopy techniques, including ERCP, EUS, endoscopic mucosal resection, difficult colonoscopy, dilation and ablation.

» Download the brochure for more information (PDF).

EUS Live 2014

November 14-16, 2014

A collaboration between Massachusetts General Hospital and The University of Chicago Medicine, this event was attended by gastroenterologists, endoscopists, endosonographers, surgeons, oncologists and GI fellows committed to the advancement of endoscopy.

William R. Brugge, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital explains why the Endoscopic Ultrasonography Live conference is important to the advancement of the field of endoscopy.

» Download the flyer for more information (PDF).

Digestive Disease Week 2014

May 2-6, 2014

The CERT team was actively involved in Digestive Disease Week 2014. Uzma Siddiqui, MD, served as director for the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy's ERCP Hands On Workshop. Andres Gelrud, MD, moderated the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy/Sociedad Interamericana De Endoscopia International Symposium on ERCP/Therapeutic Endoscopy. In addition, our physicians gave the following oral presentations:

"Detection of Portal Vein Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Obtained by EUS-Guided Portal Vein Sampling: A Safety and Feasibility Trial." Waxman I.

"Optical Biopsy Approaches for Barrett's Esophagus with Next Generation Optical Coherence Tomography." Konda VJ.

Live from the University of Chicago: Endoscopy and Novel Technologies (LUCENT)

April 11-12, 2014

This course outlined standard practices in endoscopy and discussed how new innovations may enhance or revolutionize endoscopy practice in the future. A series of lectures, live case demonstrations, and hands-on tutorials were conducted by an expert international endoscopy faculty.

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