Agenda

GI ROUNDTABLE 2020
THE WHOLE NINE YARDS OF IF – IMPROVING GI PRACTICE OPERATIONS AND CLINICAL CARE

Friday, April 3, 2020

7:00-8:00 am
REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST, EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00-8:15 am
WELCOME & PROGRAM REVIEW
Conference Directors

8:15-9:00 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
TEN YEARS LATER: THE LEGACY OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, AND THE PATH FORWARD TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE
Speaker: Patrick Conway

9:00-9:45 am
KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
PEEKING INTO THE CRYSTAL BALL – IMPACT OF CHANGES IN U.S. HEALTHCARE ON THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
Moderator: Tom Deas 
Panelists: U.S. Representative Diana DeGette
[invited], Patrick Conway, Mike Weinstein

9:45-10:15 am            
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

10:15-11:20 am
DHPA 4 GI – TALES FROM THE CAPITAL 
Moderator: Jim Weber
Speakers: Latha Alaparthi, Howard Rubin, Jim Weber

11:20-11:50 am
A WORD FROM OUR PARTNERS

11:50-1:00 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS

1:00-2:20 pm
PRACTICE STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS: HOW DO WE MAKE OUR PRACTICE INDISPENSABLE?
Moderator: Rick Roman

Panelists: Bruce Hennessy, Jim Leavitt, Dan Pambianco

2:20-2:50 pm
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING – CURBING OVERUTILIZATION IN ENDOSCOPY AND IMAGING
Brian Fennerty

2:50-3:20 pm
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

3:20-3:40 pm
INCOME REPAIR – WHAT’S LEFT TO TAP?
Reed Hogan 

3:40-5:00 pm
PRACTICE STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS: CREATING A DESTINATION PRACTICE 
Moderator: Rick Roman
Panelists: Russ Arjal, Reed Hogan, Don Lazas

5:00 pm 
ADJOURN DAY #1

5:00-6:30 pm
NETWORKING RECEPTION & CELEBRATION OF GIRT’s 10th ANNIVERSARY

Saturday, April 4, 2020 

7:00-8:00 am
BREAKFAST & EXHIBITS

8:00-10:00 am            
BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

BREAKOUT A
ADMINISTRATORS (& anyone else so inclined): PRACTICE MANAGEMENT CONUNDRUMS
Moderator: David Harano

BREAKOUT B
PHYSICIANS (& anyone else so inclined): BEST CLINICAL PRACTICE UPDATES
Moderator: Klaus Mergener

            8:00-8:30 am
            UPPER GI TRACT –  SETTING YOUR PRACTICE APART FROM THE REST
            Prateek Sharma

            8:30-9:00 am
            HEPATOLOGY – KEEPING YOUR TREATMENT STRATEGIES AT THE CUTTING EDGE
            Marcelo Kugelmas

            9:00-9:30 am
            INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE – YOU CAN DO THIS!
            Jessica Allegretti

            9:30-10:00 am
            ENDOSCOPE REPROCESSING AND INFECTION CONTROL IN 2020: MEDICAL, OPERATIONAL, AND MEDICO-LEGAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GI PRACTICE
            Klaus Mergener

10:00-10:30 am
REFRESHMENT BREAK & EXHIBITS

10:30-11:20 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
LESSONS FROM MT. EVEREST
Alan Arnette

11:20-11:40 am
A WORD FROM OUR PARTNERS

11:40-12:00 pm
CODING UPDATE 2020 – FIXING YOUR MONEY LEAKS
Glenn Littenberg

12:00-1:15 pm
LUNCH & EXHIBITS 

            12:15-12:45 pm Box Lunch with presentation
            THE MICROBIOME: A PRIMER FOR THE PRACTICING GASTROENTEROLOGIST
            Jessica Allegretti

1:15-1:45 pm
NUTRITION PRIMER FOR THE GASTROENTEROLOGIST
Mark DeLegge

1:45-2:05 pm
UPDATE ON OBESITY MANAGEMENT – THE EVOLVING ROLE OF THE GI ENDOSCOPIST AND THE GI PRACTICE
Shelby Sullivan

2:05-2:30 pm
PRACTICE PANEL – NUTRITION, DIETARY SERVICES, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT – HOW WE DO IT
Moderator: Glenn Littenberg
Panelists: Mark DeLegge, Jim Leavitt, Shelby Sullivan, Jim Weber

2:30-2:50 pm
BEYOND THE BUZZWORD: AI- HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
CT Lin

2:50-3:20 pm
REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:20-3:50 pm
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN GI PRACTICE – THE FUTURE IS HERE
Tyler Berzin

3:50-4:30 pm
TO INFINITY AND BEYOND WITH AI – HOW FAR WILL WE GO?
Moderator: Tom Deas
Panelists: Tyler Berzin, Mike Byrne, CT Lin, Andrew Ninh, Matt Schwartz

4:30-5:00 pm 
IT’S A WRAP – LAST CALL FOR QUESTIONS
Conference Directors & Faculty

5:00 pm
CONFERENCE ADJOURNS