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.
9th Annual UCLA-Mellinkoff Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium
This symposium is a live, virtual CME activity designed to offer healthcare professionals novel and integrative approaches to treat common GI disorders that can easily be implemented into practice and have significant impact on patient outcomes. Interactive, lively case-based presentations by experts in their field will engage attendees and enhance this learning experience. .
Date: March 6-7, 2021
Accreditation: 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 9.5 MOC ABIM points
Topics: Management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, updates in colorectal cancer screening, interventional endoscopy, when the GI motor backfires, IBS and other disorders of the gut-brain interaction and liver disorders
TRAINEES ARE FREE
View course brochure and registration
Treatment of esophageal cancer in 2021
Zev A. Wainberg, MD, co-director of the UCLA GI Oncology Program, will discuss appropriate staging and treatment of esophageal cancer and new drugs being developed for esophageal cancer.
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm, PST
Meeting ID: 963 1365 7400
Hiatal hernia: Clinical manifestations and management
Ian MacQueen, MD, general surgeon, will discuss the relationship between hiatal hernia anatomy and pathophysiologic processes leading to symptomatic disease and clinical manifestations including GERD, volvulus and Cameron ulcers. He will also review workup for operative planning and compare medical and surgical therapeutic options.
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm, PST
Meeting ID: 951 3332 6857