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4TH BIENNIAL

SOUTH FLORIDA

CONFERENCE

WEBCAST NOW AVAILABLE!

Agenda
*Agenda subject to change. 

 

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Breakfast & Registration

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Independent Symposium (Accredited)
Expert Perspectives on the Management of
Hepatorenal Syndrome

Robert S. Brown, MD, MPH

Weill Cornell Medical College

Chronic Liver Disease Foundation

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM

Welcome

Maria Abreu, MD

SESSION I 

Moderator: Paul Martin, MD

8:40 AM – 9:05 AM

Managing Complications of Cirrhosis:

Hepatic Encephalopathy and Varices

Paul Martin, MD

9:05 AM – 9:30 AM

Advances in Screening & Diagnosis for NAFLD/NASH

Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD, MPH, FACG, FAASLD

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM

Viral Hepatitis B and C:

Diagnosis, Management, and Monitoring

Nancy Reau, MD

9:55 AM – 10:15 AM

Q&A/Panel Discussion

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

SESSION II 

Moderator: Ronnie Fass, MD

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Diagnosing and Treating IBS-C, Opioid-induced Constipation (OIC) and Chronic Constipation 

Morgan Allyn Sendzischew Shane, MD

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Masqueraders:
What Else Should You Be Looking For? 

Daksesh Patel, DO

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Latest Advances in the Management of Acid-Related Gastrointestinal Disorders 

Ronnie Fass, MD

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch Break

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Product Theater (Non-Accredited)

8 Weeks: The Shortest Route to a Cure
Ayman Koteish, MD

Sponsored by: AbbVie 

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Parallel Sessions (Select One)

  • Case Studies in Upper and Lower GI
    Ronnie Fass, MD, Morgan Allyn Sendzischew Shane, MD & Daksesh Patel, DO

  • Case Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    Maria Abreu, MD & Siobhan Proksell, MD

  • Case Studies in Chronic Liver Disease
    Paul Martin, MD & Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD

 

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Break

SESSION III

Moderator: Maria Abreu, MD

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD):

Practical Approaches for Selecting Therapies

Maria Abreu, MD

3:25 PM – 3:50 PM

Managing Fertility and Pregnancy in IBD

Siobhan Proksell, MD

3:50 PM – 4:15 PM

Management of IBD Complications

Maria Abreu, MD

4:15 PM – 4:35 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion

4:35 PM – 4:45 PM

Meeting Wrap-Up

Maria Abreu, MD

SOCIETY ENDORSEMENT
 



 

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FACULTY

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Maria Abreu, MD (Course Director)

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD, MPH, FACG, FAASLD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Paul Martin, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Siobhan Proksell, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Morgan Allyn Sendzischew Shane, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Ronnie Fass, MD

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Daksesh Patel, DO

Illinois Gastroenterology Group/GI Alliance
Evanston, Illinois

Nancy Reau, MD

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

 

VENUE

The Diplomat Beach Resort

3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

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COVID-19 SAFETY NOTICE

GALA remains diligent in ensuring that the safety and security of our attendees, speakers, and staff are a top priority while planning the conference. As we move ahead with planning the conference, GALA will continue to place high importance on facilitating measures that will ensure optimal health and sanitary conditions for everyone on site. COVID-19 state rules and regulations will be strictly followed.