21st Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Course: Personalized Medicine in Gastroenterology, the Path toward Targeted Care

March 26, 2022 to March 27, 2022

In-person Conference

March 26, 2022 - March 27, 2022

Needs Statement

Updating practicing physicians and other health professionals in both the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases/conditions is essential to providing quality care leading to improved patient outcomes. The goal of this activity is to review current as well as emerging medical therapies and to outline the most effective ways to integrate this information into clinical practice.

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, medical trainees and students.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the value of genetic testing for the management and prognosis of colorectal polyposis syndromes.
  • Compare and contrast the role of genetic testing for the management chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cyst and pancreatic cancer.
  • Recognize the role of ethnicity and race in determining interval surveillance endoscopy for various gastrointestinal conditions
    such as gastric intestinal metaplasia and Barrett's esophagus.
  • Discuss when to order genetic tests in patient with acute recurrent pancreatitis.

Educational Methods

Lecture, Small Group Breakout Session, Question and Answer Session, Panel Discussion

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
03/26/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
03/27/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Houston, TX
United States

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The presentation, The Ethical Implications of Precision Medicine, has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1.00 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0.50 out of the 2.00 contact hours required for Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics nursing continuing professional development requirement by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Physician Assistant

This program is not yet approved for PA CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.


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