Boca Raton Regional Hospital Gastroenterology Virtual Symposium

November 13, 2021

Live Virtual Symposium - November 13, 2021

The Gastroenterology Virtual Symposium is designed to provide attendees with relevant information regarding new developments in gastroenterology and new approaches to the management of gastrointestinal diseases. This half-day symposium is designed to provide clinicians with in-depth reviews of the latest science and cutting-edge advances in the treatment of H. pylori, fatty liver, gas and bloating, the use of biologics in inflammatory bowel disease.

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Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology and indications for treatment.
  • Review diagnostic testing for H. pylori.
  • Discuss evidence based primary and salvage treatment regimens for H. pylori.
  • Discuss the magnitude of fatty liver disease.
  • Explain the natural history of fatty liver disease.
  • Examine recent therapeutic strategies.
  • Explain the utilization of and transition between different biologics and small molecules in inflammatory bowel disease. 
  • Differentiate between bloating, distension and flatulence.
  • Describe the basic physiology of intestinal gas.
  • List the common factors that contribute to bloating/distension and flatulence.
  • Implement evidence-based recommendations for the management of bloating/distension and flatulence.

Who Should Attend

Gastroenterologists, radiologists, general practitioners, internal medicine physicians, surgeons, psychiatrists, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, athletic trainers, clinical pharmacists, and physician assistants, as well as other specialists interested in the fields of gastroenterology and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Registration and Fees

This live virtual symposium is offered free of charge.

Event date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

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Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/13/2021 - 8:15am EST
Event ends: 
11/13/2021 - 12:30pm EST


7:45 - 8 a.m.Opening Remarks and Introductions
Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D.
Moderator: Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D.
8 - 8:45 a.m.H. pylori Update
William Chey, M.D.
8:45 - 9 a.m.Questions & Answers
9 - 9:45 a.m.Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: What Is New?
K. Rajender Reddy, M.D.
9:45 - 10 a.m.Questions & Answers
10 - 10:45 a.m.Dealing with Gas and Bloating
Eamonn M.M. Quigley, M.D.
10:45 - 11 a.m.Questions & Answers
11 - 11:45 a.m.The Use of Biologics and Small Molecules in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Siobhan Proksell, M.D.
11:45 a.m. - 12 noonQuestions & Answers
12:00 noonClosing Remarks/Adjourn
Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D.

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Symposium Directors

Kenneth RosenthalKenneth Rosenthal, M.D., FACG
Co-Chair BRRH CME Committee Chair
Boca Raton Regional Hospital 
Baptist Health South Florida 

Guest Faculty

William CheyWilliam Chey, M.D., AGAF, FACG, FACP, RFF
Timothy T. Nostrant Collegiate Professor of Gastroenterology
Professor of Nutrition Sciences
Director, GI Physiology Laboratory
Director, Digestive Disorders Nutrition & Behavioral Health Program
Director, Michigan Food for Life Kitchen
Medical Director, Michigan Bowel Control Program
Division of Gastroenterology
Michigan Medicine
Siobhan ProksellSiobhan Proksell, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Eamonn QuigleyEamonn M. M. Quigley, M.D., FRCP, FACP, MACG, FRCPI, MWGO
David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders
Co-director, Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Professor of Medicine, Institute of Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center College of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, University College Cork
Rajender ReddyK. Rajender Reddy, M.D.
Founder's Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medicine in Surgery
Director of Hepatology
Director, Viral Hepatitis Center
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
University of Pennsylvania

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer


Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 4 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-884878, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 4 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians, Dietitians, and Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.


Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use. ​​


Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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