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Section of Gastroenterology

Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section
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Continuing Medical Education

Baylor GI and Liver Course 2013

The Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine offers its GI and Liver Course 2013 on March 23-24. Activities take place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon.

The 2013 course features presentations on: eosinophilic esophagitis, fecal incontinence, acute and chronic liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and advances in endoscopy. A one hour of ethics CME credit is also included.

In addition to Baylor College of Medicine faculty, guest speakers include:
Jerome Waye, M.D., Mount Sinai Hospital - New York
Satish Rao, M.D., Medical College of Georgia
Frank Gress, M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Check your mail and/or email in the coming weeks for our postcard detailing registration information and the full speaker’s list or go to Baylor CME page. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

GI Grand Rounds

The section also hosts the Weekly GI Grand Rounds. This interdisciplinary conference is held from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, in Room 202 at Baylor College of Medicine.

Interesting and challenging cases from the three teaching hospitals are presented in a format to maximize audience participation regarding important diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. Community and academic gastroenterologists interact with expert surgeons, radiologists and pathologists as the details of the cases are revealed.

At the conclusion of each case important teaching points are made with a brief review of the literature in a focused area related to the case discussion. One hour of CME credit is available for each weekly session. Selected cases are available online for the convenience of those unavailable for the live conference.

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