2023 Events and Courses
Save the Date: 22nd Annual GI and Liver Course
The 22nd Annual GI and Liver Course will be held the weekend of March 25-26, 2023 at the Westin-Medical Center. Stay tuned to learn more about the innovations of clinical care including:
- Prevention, Screening, & Wellness
- Paradigm Shifts in Disease Management
- Nutrition and Diet
- Innovation in the Hospital
- Innovation in Endoscopy
- AI and Computer-Assisted Innovation
2021-2022 Events and Courses Archive
21st Annual GI and Liver Course
March 26–27, 2022: The 21st Annual GI and Liver Course was held in a virtual format, for those wishing to learn more about the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases and conditions, including emerging medical therapies.
GI Research Conference 2020 - 2021
The GI Research Conference started Sept. 20, 2020 and will recur on the third Thursday of the month from 5-6 p.m. in Conference Room A at the McNair Campus.
GUT Journal Club 2021-2022
The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal Club occurred on the third Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. at McNair, Conference Room A. It will also include the fellow and faculty who are presenting one article for 25 minutes each.
Anorectal Disease Workshop
Dec. 11, 2021: The first-ever Anorectal Disease Workshop was directed by Dr. Waqar Qureshi, professor, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In addition to Dr. Qureshi, speakers included Dr. Yesenia Rojas-Khalil and Dr. Rehman Sheikh.
GI Endoscopy RN & Tech Course
Nov. 13, 2021: The Texas Interventional Endoscopy Group (TxIEG) held its 6th annual GI Endoscopy RN & Tech Course at the BSLMC McNair Endoscopy unit. The course featured Drs. Jordan Sparkman, assistant professor, Salmaan Jawaid, assistant professor, Wasif Abidi, assistant professor, Avi Ketwaroo, assistant professor, and Kal Patel, associate professor, all from the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The CNE-accredited event featured a live broadcast of advanced endoscopy techniques to a national audience of 110 GI nurses and technicians. TxIEG is a non-profit educational organization co-founded by BCM faculty Drs. Kal Patel, Mohamed Othman, and RJ Sealock to promote collaborative endoscopy education in the Texas Medical Center.
2019-2020 Events and Conferences Archive
Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk
Nov. 16, 2019: Baylor College of Medicine. Get Your Rear in Gear - Houston helped raise awareness about colorectal cancer. Survivors, caregivers, family, friends, and the medical community came together for this Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk to educate the community about this largely preventable cancer. Events included a timed 5K run, 5K walk and a kids’ fun run. Baylor College of Medicine's Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology hosts a table where Dr. Suneal Agarwal spoke to the importance of screening colonoscopies.