SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Berk/Bockus Honorary Lecture and Grand Rounds 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Thomas Jefferson University
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.
The Berk/Bockus Honorary Lecture and Grand Rounds has been established to honor two Jefferson graduates who had distinguished careers in gastroenterology, Henry L. Bockus, MD, MACP (Class of 1917) and J. Edward Berk, MD, DSc, FASGE (Class of 1936). This distinguished lecture series will address pertinent topics in gastroenterological diseases. The focus on updated approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal illness will be reinforced through lively interactive case-based presentations.
This year's program will feature Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Dr. Shaheen attended college at Harvard University and earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, where he fulfilled his internship and residency requirements. He completed his clinical fellowship training at UNC, where he also earned his Master's degree at the School of Public Health. He then completed a National Institutes of Health fellowship in Epidemiology.
There is no registration fee for this activity; however, pre-registration is required.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ERCP Skills: An In-depth Review with Live Observation
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
The ERCP Skills: An In-depth Review with Live Observation, has been designed for licensed healthcare professionals that are practicing ERCP and other advanced endoscopic procedures. Teams of physicians, nurses, and/or technicians are encouraged to apply to deepen team learning and communications. The program will focus on advanced ERCP techniques of particular relevance to community gastroenterologists. The course uniquely combines didactic material and live-case demonstrations to provide interested participants with a comprehensive learning experience. Focused topics include Bilateral SEMS, fully covered SEMS, Cholangioscopy, Biliary PDT, Dilation-assisted stone extraction, and enteral stenting.
The registration fee is $125.00 per participant. Please note that the registration fee includes parking on the Thomas Jefferson University campus (specific location will be included in registration confirmation email). Given the unique, interactive and observational nature of this course, registration is limited to 10 physicians or healthcare providers specializing in gastroenterology.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
34th Annual Advances in Gastroenterology Conference
June 21, 2014
Atlantic City, NJ
The 48th Annual James L.A. Roth Visiting Professorship in Gastroenterology
Monday, March 24, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Jefferson Medical College
This year the James L.A. Roth Visiting Professor is the distinguished Maria T. Abreu, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Martin Kalser Chair of Gastroenterology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.
Maria T. Abreu completed a medical degree at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, where she served as Student Council President and was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society. Her postdoctoral training included internship and residency in medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, clinical and research fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and training in molecular and cancer biology at UCLA.
Dr. Abreu has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, books, chapters, and reviews. Additionally, she serves as an editorial board member for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Gastroenterology & Hepatology News; editor for the Journal of Immunology; and reviewer for several journals. Dr. Abreu is a frequent speaker at national and international symposia on basic science and clinical topics.
Dr. Abreu will spend two days at the Jefferson Digestive Disease Institute as the Roth Visiting Professor. In addition to the Tuesday afternoon lecture, gastroenterologists and other healthcare providers are welcome to participate in related case presentation sessions and other lectures on Monday and Tuesday. Please review the attached flyer for the complete two day program. Many sessions will qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
This year's Roth Lecture will take place on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Dr. Abreu will address the topic: The Role of Innate Immunity in Pathogenesis of IBD. The Roth Lecture will take place in the Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 101 - 233 South 10th Street in Philadelphia, PA, promptly at 4:00PM. A reception for Dr. Abreu follows immediately after.