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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update: The Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease

Friday, April 26, 2019

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center • Zaslow Auditorium
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001


Program Agenda

TIME

AGENDA

7:30 – 8 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 – 8:15 AM

Welcome
John J. Russell, MD
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Abington – Jefferson Health

Conference Moderator
Harvey Guttmann MD
Chief, Gastroenterology Division
Abington – Jefferson Health

8:15 – 9 AM

Common Primary Care Rectal Problems
Soo Y. Kim, MD
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Abington – Jefferson Health

9 – 10 AM

Colorectal Cancer Screening
Richard C. Wender, MD
Chief Cancer Control Officer
American Cancer Society

10 – 11 AM

The Taming Of IBD: New Strategies for a New Era
Stuart M. Lubinski, MD
Gastroenterology
Abington – Jefferson Health

11 – 11:15 AM

BREAK

11:15 – 12 PM

The Liver in Times of Dysfunction: A Wise Approach to Abnormal Liver Tests
Cesar A. de la Torre, MD
Gastroenterology
Abington – Jefferson Health

12 – 12:45 PM

The Failing Liver: The Case for Hepatic Transplantation
David A. Sass, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

12:45 – 1:45 PM

LUNCH

1:45 – 2:30 PM

When Chest Pain is non-Cardiac: GERD and the GI Perspective
Priyanka Sachdeva, MD
Gastroenterology
Abington – Jefferson Health

2:30 – 3:15 PM

A Primary Care Approach to Hernias
John Phu, MD
General Surgery
Abington – Lansdale Hospital - Jefferson Health

3:15 – 3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 – 4:15 PM

The Patient with Gallbladder Disease
Jeffrey W. Kolff, MD
General Surgery
Abington – Jefferson Health

4:15 – 5 PM

It’s Not Just Cancer: The Approach to an Inflamed Pancreas
Daniel A. Ringold, MD
Gastroenterology
Abington – Jefferson Health