BCM Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review Course 2021

September 17, 2021 to September 19, 2021

Needs Statement

A course designed for physicians, trainees, and allied health professionals with interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This course will serve as an update on latest diagnostic and therapeutic issues in GI and Hepatology. This program has been developed using a combination of lecture and case based curriculum designed to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/Re-Certification Examination in 2021

Target Audience

Physicians, trainees, and health professionals with interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Summarize the strategies for the management of IBS-D
  • Discuss early detection of esophageal cancer and effective screening methods for high-risk patients
  • Identify tailored approaches to optimizing medical therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Compare and contrast current therapy options for patients with viral hepatitis and drugs in the clinical development pipeline
  • Develop the appropriate management strategies for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in clinical practice
  • Identify appropriate diagnostic testing and treatment for H. pylori infection
  • Implement treatment algorithms for clarithromycin resistant H. pylori infection
  • Apply interpretation of Hepatitis B serologic testing results to determine the appropriate treatment for Hepatitis B patients

Educational Methods

Lecture, Panel Discussion, and Audience Response System

Activity Evaluation

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

Additional Information

For additional information, visit https://www.bcm.edu/gastrohepboardcourse


For questions, please contact baylorgi@bcm.edu.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.25 ABIM MOC II
  • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/17/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/19/2021 - 1:00pm CDT

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For additional information, visit https://www.bcm.edu/gastrohepboardcourse


Houston, TX
United States

Conference offered virtually via Zoom.
Connection information will be emailed to registrants the week of the conference. 

Activity Directors

Suneal Agarwal, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Kalpesh Patel, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine


Activity Co-Directors

Ruben Hernaez, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Avinash Ketwaroo, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Nabil Mansour, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Milena Gould Suarez, M.D., FACG

Associate Professor of Medicine



AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

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 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 18.25 ABIM MOC II
  • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.25 Attendance


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*Fellows and Residents, please be prepared to provide letter of good standing. 



Requests for registration refunds must be in writing and received by the Division of Continuing Professional Development (DCPD) at least 10 business days before the activity begins. The date the request is received by the DCPD will be considered the cancellation date. Requests received after the refund deadline will not be processed. Cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee deducted from the registration fee paid to cover guarantees and other expenses. Requests should be emailed to the DCPD cpd@bcm.edu.

The DCPD reserves the right to cancel activities, not less than 10 business days before the scheduled date, if extenuating circumstances make it necessary. Registrants will be notified at the contact email indicated on the registration form. If an activity is cancelled, DCPD’s liability is limited to the registration fee paid. Note: If payment is made by check, a social security number is required to process the refund.