Permit No. 5839
PAID illions of patients suffer from GI disorders every year and 7:30 - 7:55 Registration and Continental Breakfast
the numbers are growing. With over 16,000 physicians, 7:55 - 8:00 Course Overview
researchers and academic specialists in this ﬁeld, it is Sanjay B. Jagannath, MD
imperative to offer conferences, like this one, to update participants
in the latest cutting edge advances in gastroenterology, hepatology, SESSION I: HEPATOLOGY
endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, prevention, diagnosis and 8:00 - 8:30 Hepatitis C
treatment of digestive disorders. This CME accredited course is Ayman Koteish, MD
2nd Annual designed to provide state-of-the art lectures, balanced summary 8:30 - 9:00 Hepatitis B
of clinical ﬁndings, original research and presentations that Zhiping Li, MD
Best of address frequently encountered clinical problems for community
health care providers and physicians in the subspecialty of
Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This conference is inclusive
of all major aspects of gastroenterology, including hepatology,
9:00 - 9:30 Portal Hypertension and
Samuel Giday, MD
9:30 - 9:45 Questions and Answers
endoscopy, luminal disease, and neoplasia.
9:45 - 10:00 Refreshment Break
10:00 - 10:15 Liver Transplantation
Who Should Attend James Hamilton, MD
Gastroenterologists, GI Surgeons, GI Nurses, Physicians
SESSION II: LUMINAL
Assistants, Registered Nurses, General Internists, Family
Practitioners 10:15 - 10:45 Inﬂammatory Bowel Disease
Mary Harris, MD
objectives 10:45 - 11:15 Functional GI Disorders
Anil Darbari, MD
After attending this activity, the participant should be able to:
11:15 - 11:45 Questions and Answers
• Identify advances in novel treatments of chronic liver disease.
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch
• To discuss current concepts and future direction in GI motility
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
disorders. SESSION III: ENDOSCOPY
June 16, 2007 • Identify advances in endoscopic imaging and new endoscopic 12:30 - 1:00 New Techniques and Devices
devices. Sergey Kantsevoy, MD, PhD
Thomas B. Turner Auditorium 1:00 - 1:30 Theraputic Endoscopy: EUS/ERCP
Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2195
Turner 20, 720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland Accreditation Statement Patrick Okolo III, MD, MPH
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited 1:30 - 1:50 Advances in GI Bleeding
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Presented by the to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Sanjay B. Jagannath, MD
1:50 - 2:00 Refreshment Break
Johns Hopkins University Credit Designation Statement 2:00 - 2:15 Questions and Answers
School of Medicine The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this
SESSION IV: NEOPLASIA
educational activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1
Department of Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate 2:15 - 2:35 Gastric
with the extent of their participation in the activity. Jean Wang, MD
Gastroenterology 2:35 - 2:55 Esophagus
Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure Steven Meltzer, MD, PhD
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2:55 - 3:20 Pancreas
that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conﬂicts Marcia I. Canto, MD, MHS
of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and
3:20 - 3:45 Colorectal
also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs
Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD
or devices during their presentation(s). Johns Hopkins University
June 16, 2007
School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place 3:45 - 4:00 Questions and Answers
that will identify and resolve all conﬂicts of interest prior to this Adjourn – Please complete and return the
educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the Evaluation and Credit Report Form
activity handout materials. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes/take responsibility for
the content, quality and scientiﬁc integrity of this CME activity.
This schedule is subject to change.
Speakers General Information Registration Form Course Number 80016044
PLANNING COMMITTEE Registration Refund Policy 2nd Annual Best of Digestive Disease Week
To Register: Online: www.hopkinscme.net
Sanjay B. Jagannath, MD June 16, 2007 7:30 - 7:55am No refunds will be issued. Transfer of registration to another Johns By phone: (410) 955-2959 By fax: (410) 955-0807
Assistant Professor of Medicine Hopkins conference in lieu of cancellation is not possible.
Location Or mail this form to the Johns Hopkins University, Ofﬁce of Continuing
Zhiping Li, MD Thomas B. Turner Building Emergency Calls Medical Education, P.O. BOX 64128, Baltimore, Maryland 21264-4128.
Assistant Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine On the day of this activity only, June 16, 2007, direct emergency Include check payable to HOPKINS/80016044.
720 Rutland Avenue calls to the Hopkins registration desk, (410) 955-3673. PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY FORM TO CONFIRM YOUR
Anthony N. Kalloo, MD
Baltimore, Maryland 21205 REGISTRATION.
Professor of Medicine
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The Turner Building is located on Rutland Avenue at Monument
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Nurse Clinician with your conﬁrmation notice, or visit our website to access this
and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special
information, www.hopkinscme.net. Handicapped parking is
GUEST FACULTY available in the nearby Rutland Garage. Johns Hopkins is smoke- primary degree (for name badge) primary specialty
Marcia I. Canto, MD, MHS
free. Parking is available in the Washington Street Garage at no To Register or for Further Information
Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology charge. Register online at www.hopkinscme.net preferred mailing address
Register by Phone (410) 955-2959
Marcia Cruz - Correa, MD, PhD Fees Register by Fax (410) 955-0807
Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine REGISTRATION CUT-OFF DATE – Friday, June 8, 2007 city state ZIP + 4 code country
For Conﬁrmation/Certiﬁcates (410) 502-8765
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Payment must accompany registration form. A $50 late fee You will receive conﬁrmation notice by e-mail if you provide your e-mail
Samuel Giday, MD applies to registrations received after Friday, June 8, 2007. address.
Instructor in Medicine
Foreign payments must be by credit card or with a U.S. Dollar Check here if you wish to receive e-mail and/or fax notices about
James Hamilton, MD World Money Order. The registration fee includes instructional upcoming CME activities.
Assistant Professor of Medicine materials, refreshment breaks and lunch. Registration Fees:
Mary Harris, MD Physicians ........................................................................... $ 50.00 Physicians .................................................................................... $50.00
Associate Professor of Medicine Residents*/Fellows*/Allied Health Professionals .............. $ 25.00 Residents*/Fellows*/Nurses/Allied Health Professionals ........ $25.00
*with veriﬁcation of status
*with veriﬁcation of status
Sergey Kantsevoy, MD, PhD For registrations received after June 8, 2007, include a $50 late fee. On-
Assistant Professor of Medicine You will receive a conﬁrmation by e-mail if you have provided site registrations are payable only by credit card.
your e-mail address. Otherwise conﬁrmation will be sent by mail.
Ayman Koteish, MD Total amount enclosed $ ______________
Assistant Professor of Medicine
If you have not received it by June 8, 2007, call (410) 502-8765 to
conﬁrm that you are registered. Certiﬁcates of attendance will be Credit Card Registrations
Steven Meltzer, MD, PhD VISA MASTERCARD DISCOVER AMEX
mailed by August 10, 2007.
Visiting Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University reserves the right to cancel or Card # - - - Exp. Date _______
Patrick Okolo, III, MD, MPH postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this
Assistant Professor of Medicine event, the University will refund the registration fee but is not Name as it appears on card ____________________________________
Director of Clinical Endoscopy Please print clearly
responsible for travel expenses.
Jean Wang, MD Signature _________________________________ Date ___________
Assistant Professor of Medicine
What do you hope to learn by attending this activity?
Please notify us if you have any special needs.
Tuition Remission for Johns Hopkins University Faculty and Staff:
Return registration form and TR beneﬁt application to the Ofﬁce of CME,
Turner 20, School of Medicine.
To apply for TR, go to http://training.jhu.edu/htmlEducationalAssistance/
TuitionRemission.asp. This is a non-credit professional development activity.