The UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases sponsors, attends, and/or participates in numerous events during the course of every year.
The list below details upcoming events in which UCLA GI faculty will be involved. The events on this page are highly specialized seminars designed to enhance the knowledge of trained physicians, surgeons, researchers, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals. When available, the event description will conclude with a link to websites devoted especially to the specific event.
Diagnosis and management of achalasia: Perspectives from a surgeon and a gastroenterologist
Jane Yanagawa, MD, thoracic surgeon, and Alireza Sedarat, MD, gastoenterologist, will discuss the diagnostic criteria, indications for treatment and the role of various medical, endoscopic and surgical treatment for achalasia.
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm
Meeting ID: 923 9638 1816
Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) in dysphagia evaluation and management
Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD, director of the UCLA Swallowing Program, will disucss techology and techniques of transnasal esophagoscopy, review swallowing physiology and assessment of techniques, and the role of in-office transnasal esophagoscopy in evaluation and management of dysphagia
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm, PST
Meeting ID: 966 2866 1800