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2017 - 22nd Annual GI Teaching Day

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22nd Annual GI Teaching Day
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 8:00AM-3:00PM
The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601






8:00–8:25am | Registration

8:25–8:30am | Welcome & Opening Remarks
Sunil Khurana, MD,* Education Co-Director,CEO, Premier Medical Group,

8:30–9:30am   Endoscopic Weightloss
 Reem Sharaiha, MD MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Bariatric Endoscopy, Associate Director of the Pancreas Program, Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of Medicine

9:30–10:30am NASH
Julia Wattacheril, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation Columbia University - NY Presbyterian Hospital

10:30–10:50am | Break

 10:50–11:50am Neuroendocrine Tumors 
Mark Schattner MD, FASGE, AGAF, Chief Gastroenterology & Nutrition Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:50am–1pm | Lunch

1–2pm IBD Update
Bruce Sands, MD, MS, Chief of the Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

2–3pm  Fecal Transplant
Lawrence Brandt MD, Professor, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases), Professor, Department of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

3pm | Closing Remarks
Sal Buffa, MD,* Education Co-Director, Gastroenterologist, Premier Medical Group


*In the spirit of keeping you well informed, the physician identified is

neither an agent nor an employee of Health Quest or any of its affiliate

organizations. This physician has selected our facilities as the place

where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

VBMC Nurses must also submit RTA


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