2020 Pittsburgh Gut Club- Obesity and Endoscopic Management Strategies 10.22.20
The UPMC Pittsburgh Gut Club is a gastroenterology education and networking series designed to bring novel and relevant subspecialty advancements to the Greater Pittsburgh region.
This course is designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, and all physicians interested in gastroenterology and hepatology care. Physicians, scientists, advanced practice providers, nurses, and related healthcare professionals interested in GI and liver diseases are encouraged to attend as well.
- Review state-of-the-art information on the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
- Review the latest procedural and diagnostic advancements for gastroenterology practice.
- Identify current treatments available for gastrointestinal diseases and discuss future advancements.
Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director of Endoscopy, Brigham & Womens Hospital Director, Bariatric Endoscopy Fellowship Program, Brigham & Womens Hospital Boston, MA
The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc receives grant/Research support from Apollo Endosurgery, Aspire Bariatrics, Boston Scientific, GI Dynamic and is a Consultant for Apollo Endosurgery, Boston Scientific, Covidien/Medtronic, Fractyl, GI Dynamic and is a Stockholder for GI Windows and is a Blueflame Healthcare (Venture Fund General Partner)
Adam Slivka, MD, PhD, receives Grant support from Boston Scientific, Olympus
Dr. Robert Schoen receives Grant/Research support from Medtronic and Freenome.
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Attendance