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Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing

present:

Fourth Annual

Hopkins International  
Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

April 1-3, 2020

The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Thomas B. Turner Building - Baltimore, Maryland, USA

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lectures, live demonstrations and hands‑on training

  • National and international expert faculty

  • Basic, advanced and cutting edge endoscopic procedures and techniques

  • Latest breakthroughs in endoscopic equipment and accessories 

  • Direct interaction with Johns Hopkins and visiting faculty

  • Optional half‑day hands‑on lab session with professional training models

  • Interactive video sessions with commentary from the experts

  • Separate tracks in therapeutic endoscopy, bariatrics and nursing

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ACTIVITY DIRECTORS

Course Director

Mouen Khashab, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Course Co-Director

Vivek Kumbhari, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of Bariatric Endoscopy

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Course Co-Director

Mary Rose Hess, BSN, RN, CGRN

Nurse Product Procedure Group, Chair and Founder

Lead Advanced Therapeutic Clinical Nurse

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Welcome Note From Course Director 

"Dear friends,

We welcome you to attend the fourth annual Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course (HITEC) on April 1-3, 2020 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. We envision this to be a unique event with focus on basic and advanced therapeutic and bariatric endoscopy. The course will include extensive live endoscopy demonstrations by superstar national and international faculty and emphasize hands-on training on professional models and simulators. This activity is intended for endoscopists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, gastroenterology/ surgical fellows, endoscopy nurses and endoscopy technicians. "

Thank you,

Mouen

 
 

JOHNS HOPKINS SPEAKERS

Haitham Algrain, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and

Critical Care Medicine

Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

Professor of Medicine and Oncology

Director of Clinical Research

Zahra Maleki, MD, FCAP, MIAC

Associate Professor of Pathology

Eun Ji Shin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Firas Al-Kawas, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director of Endoscopy

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Anthony Kalloo, MD

The Moses and Helen Golden Paulsen

Professor of Medicine

Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Margaret Malleis, RN
Clinical Nurse
HITEC Hands-on Coordinator

Vikesh Singh, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of Endoscopy

Director of Pancreatitis Center

Medical Director of Pancreatic Islet Cell

Autotransplantation Program

Dihana Badurdeen, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kristen Koller, MSN, CRNP

Clinical Nurse Practitioner

HITEC Hands-on Coordinator

Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Olaya Brewer Gutierrez, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Surgery, Radiology and Radiological Science, and Oncology

Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Director, Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cyst Program

Ashley Salamone, NP
Nurse Practitioner
HITEC Hands-on Coordinator

 

INVITED GLOBAL SPEAKERS

Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE (USA)

Executive Director, H.H. Chao Comprehensive

Digestive Disease Center Professor

and Chief Division of Gastroenterology

and Hepatology

UCI Health

Orange, California

Robert Moran, MD (USA)

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

Yutaka Saito, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG (Japan)

Chief of Endoscopy Division

Director of Endoscopy Center

National Cancer Center Hospital in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Anthony Y.B., TEOH, MBChB, FRCSEd (Gen), FACS, FASGE (Hong Kong)

Deputy Director of Endoscopy, Associate Professor

Division of Upper Gastrointestinal

and Metabolic Surgery

Department of Surgery, The Prince of Wales Hospital

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS (USA)

Director, Weight Loss and Metabolic

Surgery Program

Director, General Surgery Residency

and Bariatric Fellowship Program

Anne Arundel Medical Center

Annapolis, Maryland

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD (Brazil)

Affiliate Professor of Surgery

ABC College of Medicine, Santo Andre

Sao Paulo, Brazil 

Peter D. Siersema, MD, PhD (The Netherlands)

Professor of Endoscopic Gastrointestinal Oncology

Editor-in-Chief, Endoscopy

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Radboud University Medical Center

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG (USA)

Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH (USA)

Director

National Center for Weight and Wellness

Washington, DC       

Alessandro Repici, MD (Italy)

Professor of Gastroenterology

Director of Endoscopy

Humanitas Research Hospital

and Humanitas University

Milan, Italy

Marcel Vasile Tantau, MD (Romania)

Head of Medical Discipline

Regional Institute of Gastroenterology

and Hepatology

Cluj-Napoca

Romania

Sachin Wani, MD, FACP, FASGE, AGAF (USA)

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director Esophageal and Gastric Center

Therapeutic and Interventional Endoscopy

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing take responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This schedule is subject to change.

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020

Location: Turner Auditorium, Thomas B. Turner Building, Ground Floor

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

07:00 - 07:30 AM

Opening Remarks and Conference Goals. Mouen Khashab, MDVivek Kumbhari, MD & Mary Rose Hess, BSN, RN, CGRN

07:30 - 07:40 AM

Lumen Apposing Stents for Fluid Collections: What Have We Learned Alessandro Repici, MD

07:40 - 08:00 AM

Endoscopic Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Which Patients will Benefit?  Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE

08:00 - 08:20 AM

Live Endoscopy

08:20 - 10:00 AM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:00 - 10:20 AM

Esophageal Strictures: Incision, Submucosal Tunnel, Dilation or Stent? Peter D. Siersema, MD, PhD, FACG

10:20 - 10:40 AM

Live Endoscopy

10:40 - 12:00 AM

Lunch Time Symposia, Location: Turner Concourse

12:00 - 01:00 PM

Procedure

TIF

FTRD

FNB

ESD

Suturing

LAMS

Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Barrett’s ablation

POEM

Expert

Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE

Alessandro Repici, MD

Sachin Wani, MD, FACP, FASGE, AGAF

Yutaka Saito, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

Anthony Y.B. Teoh, MBChB, FRCSEd (Gen), FACS, FASGE

Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG

Peter D. Siersema, MD, PhD, FACG

Marcel Vasile Tantau, MD

Industry

EGS

Ovesco

BSCI/Medtronic

BSCI/ERBE/Olympus

Apollo

BSCI

BSCI

Pentax/ERBE/Medtronic

Olympus/Medtronic/ERBE

Endoscopic Barrett’s Therapy Made Easy. Sachin Wani, MD, FACP, FASGE, AGAF

01:00 - 01:20 PM

My Patient has PSC and a Dominant Stricture: What’s Next? Marcel Vasile Tantau, MD

01:20 - 01:40 PM

Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Gallbladder Disease. Anthony Y.B. Teoh, MBChB, FRCSEd (Gen), FACS, FASGE

01:40 - 02:00 PM

Live Endoscopy

02:00 - 04:00 PM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

04:00 - 04:30 PM

At the Movies. Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

04:30 - 05:30 PM

Welcome Reception and Dinner

05:30 - 06:30 PM

DAY 2: THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020

Location: Turner Auditorium, Thomas B. Turner Building, Ground Floor

Location: Turner Auditorium

New Paradigms in Tissue Resection

Alessandro Repici, MD

Mini Symposium (sponsored by Olympus). Current Best Practice for Colonic ESD. Yutaka Saito, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG

07:00 - 08:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

07:00 - 08:00 AM

Live Endoscopy

08:00 - 09:40 AM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

09:40 - 10:00 AM

Endoscopic Suturing for Indications Other than Weight Loss. Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG

10:00 - 10:20 AM

Live Endoscopy

10:20 - 12:00 AM

Lunch Mini Symposium (sponsored by Boston Scientific)

12:00 - 01:00 AM

(This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.)

(This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.)

Lunch on Turner Concourse

12:00 - 01:00 AM

Endoscopic Management of Chronic Gastrointestinal Leaks and Fistulas. Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

01:00 - 01:20 AM

Live Endoscopy

01:20 - 03:20 PM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

03:20 - 03:40 PM

Expert Panel Discussion of the Live Cases. All Invited Global Speakers

03:40 - 04:30 PM

At The Movies. Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

04:30 - 05:30 PM

Adjourn

05:30 PM

Note: The Nursing Track didactic session will be held in the Tilghman Auditorium. See nursing track program for full details.

DAY 3: FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020

HANDS-ON TRAININGTHERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPY

(pre-registration required)

Location: MISTIC Lab, Blalock Building, 12th Floor

Five people per station. 35 minutes at each station. 25 minute break.

Morning Session

Station 1: Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Station 2: Zenker’s Diverticulotomy

Station 3: Lumen-apposing metal stents

Station 4: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Station 5: Endoscopic Suturing

Station 6: Full-Thickness Resection Device

Station 7: Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication

07:30 AM 12:00 PM

7:00 – 7:30 Check in and Continental Breakfast

Adjourn

Afternoon Session

Station 1: Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Station 2: Closure and hemostasis

Station 3: Lumen-apposing metal stents

Station 4: Full-Thickness Resection Device

Station 5: Endoscopic Suturing

Station 6: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (standard)

Station 7: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ORISE)

01:00 PM 05:30 PM

12:30 – 1:00 Check in and Light Refreshments

Adjourn

Participants must choose AM or PM attendance when registering.

You will receive an email notification to complete the evaluation form and to attest to the number of hours in attendance

 The registration desk will remain open during conference hours

Professional models are provided by ENDOSIM.

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing take responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.  This schedule is subject to change.

BARIATRIC COURSE WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING

DAY 3: FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020

BARIATRIC COURSE WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING

(pre-registration required) 
Location: Turner Auditorium, Thomas B. Turner Building, Ground Floor 

Bariatric Module (Whole Day) 

Check in and Continental Breakfast

07:30 - 08:00 AM

Opening Remarks and Conference Goals.  Vivek Kumbhari, MD. Moderators:

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG, Vivek Kumbhari, MD

08:00 - 08:10 AM

Medical Management of Primary Weight Loss and Weight Regain  After Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies or Bariatric Surgery. Scott Kahan, MD, MPH

08:10 - 08:35 AM

Endoscopic Management of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery. Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG

08:35 - 09:00 AM

Endoscopic Management of Complications of Bariatric Surgery. Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

09:00 - 09:25 AM

Surgical Management of Complications After Bariatric Surgery. Alex Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS

09:25 - 09:50 AM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits. Moderators:

Alessandro Repici, MD, Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE, Vivek Kumbhari, MD

09:50 - 10:05 AM

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty in 2020. Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE

10:05 - 10:30 AM

Current and Emerging Endoscopic Primary Gastric Therapies. Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG

10:30 - 10:55 AM

Current and Emerging Endoscopic Primary Enteral Therapies. Alessandro Repici, MD

10:55 - 11:20 AM

A Personalized Approach to Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies. Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

11:20 - 11:45 AM

Case Presentation and Panel Discussion

11:45 - 12:15 PM

Lunch and Exhibits

12:15 - 01:00 PM

Bariatric Endoscopy Hands-On Lab

01:00 - 04:00 PM

Five people per station. 30 minutes at each station. 25 minute break.

Station 1:        Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

                      Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG, FASGE

Station 2:        Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

                      Vivek Kumbhari, MD

Station 3:        Intragastric Balloons

                      Dilhana Badurdeen, MBBS

Station 4:        Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORe)

                      Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG

Station 5:        Septotomy and Pneumatic Dilation

                      Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

Adjourn

You will receive an email notification to complete the evaluation form and to attest to the number of hours in attendance.

The registration desk will remain open during conference hours.

 

ENDORSEMENTS

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International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

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Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy

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