Boca Raton Regional Hospital Gastroenterology Symposium

October 14, 2023

Live Virtual Symposium | 4 Cat. 1
Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 7:55 a.m. - 12 noon

The virtual Gastroenterology 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 will provide clinicians with in-depth reviews of drug-induced liver disease, gastroparesis, non-erosive reflux disease, and bariatric surgery.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Compare weight loss outcomes of the most common metabolic/bariatric surgery (MBS) procedures.
  • Explain the health benefits of the different MBS.
  • Review and discuss treatment algorithms for the most common post operative complications seen by a GI specialist.
  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria for Nonerosive Reflux Disease.
  • Explain the role of PPIs in the medical management of NERD.
  • Describe the approach to and management of suspected extraesophageal manifestations of NERD.
  • Review the evaluation of suspected drug-induced liver injury (DILI).
  • Identify the commonest causes of DILI.
  • Outline the classification of DILI based on clinical presentation, mechanism of hepatotoxicity, and histological appearance.
  • Recognize the specific treatment options for DILI, including those related to immunotherapy-related liver injury.
  • Define gastroparesis.
  • List the most common causes of gastroparesis in the US.
  • Recognize the pitfalls surrounding the diagnosis of gastroparesis.

Who Should Attend

Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, General Practitioners, Internal Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Psychiatrists, Residents, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Registration and Fees

This live virtual symposium is offered free of charge.

Event date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/14/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2023 - 12:00pm EDT


7:55 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D.
8:00 a.m.     Drug-Induced Liver Injury for the GI Practice
Eric F. Martin, M.D.
8:45 a.m.Q&A
9:00 a.m.  Gastroparesis: What Is It and Who Has It?
Eamonn M. M. Quigley, M.D., FRCP, FACP, MACG, FRCPI, MWGO
9:45 a.m.Q&A
10:00 a.m.  Nonerosive Reflux Disease: What Clinicians Need to Know in 2023
Karthik Ravi, M.D. 
10:45 a.m.Q&A
11:00 a.m.  What Every Gastroenterologist Should Know about Bariatric Surgery
Nestor F. de la Cruz-Munoz, M.D., FACS
11:45 a.m. Q&A and Discussion
12:00 noonClosing Remarks and Adjourn
Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D.

Symposium Director

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


Nestor F. de la Cruz-Munoz, M.D., FACS
Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Section Chief, Section of Bariatric Surgery
Miami, Florida
Karthik Ravi, M.D.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
Chair - Division of Community Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Eric F. Martin, M.D.
Transplant Hepatology
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director of Living Donor Liver Transplant
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program Director
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Eamonn 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
Houston, Texas

Disclosures and Resolution of Conflict of Interest

  • Nestor de la Cruz Munoz, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has indicated that conducts research for USGI, Allurion, GI Dynamics Pivotal Clinical Trials. He has indicated that his presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
  • Ravi Karthik, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that his presentation or discussion will include off-label or unapproved product usage.
  • Eric F. Martin, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that his presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
  • Eamonn M. M. Quigley M.D., FRCP, FACP, MACG, FRCPI, faculty for this educational activity, has indicated that he receives research funding from CinDome and Atmo. He is also on the advisory board for Atmo. He has indicated that his presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Other individuals involved in planning, content review, approval, or moderating for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


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 a total of 4 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-1086180, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has been approved for 4 credits for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


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 General certificate of attendance
  • 4.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Gastroenterology Symposium will be a fully virtual symposium, allowing learners to access high-quality content and engage remotely from around the world.

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