39th Annual Advances in Gastroenterology Conference

Atlantic City, NJ US
June 22, 2019

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The 39th Annual Advances in Gastroenterology Conference will address both the common, as well as critical, gastroenterology diseases presenting in the office of the gastrointestinal specialist, primary care practitioner, internist, surgeon, and nurse/nurse practitioner.

Educational sessions during the conference will be organized into the following categories to provide broad coverage of topics: 

  • Esophageal/Gastroduodenal Disorders
  • Small Bowel and Colonic Disorders
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Advances in Gastroenterology.

This course is designed for the gastrointestinal specialist, primary care practitioner, internist, surgeon, nurse practitioner/nurse, and allied health professional who treat patients with various gastrointestinal disorders.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AAFP
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.00 Attendance
  • 7.00 CDR
  • 7.00 CNE
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/22/2019 - 7:45am EDT
Event ends: 
06/22/2019 - 4:35pm EDT

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
2 Convention Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
United States

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees. The group rate of $149 per night plus tax is available through Friday, June 7, 2019Click here to book.


CLICK HERE for directions and parking information.


Eamonn Martin Quigley, MD
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 and M Health Sciences Center College of Medicine


All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


PHYSICIANS:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, 39th Annual Advances in Gastroenterology Conference, with a beginning date of 06/22/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES:  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 7.0 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

ABCGN: According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 7.0 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN. ABCGN tracking number: GI2019-055

DIETITIANSThis activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 7.0 CPEUs.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 7 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS:  The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AAFP
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.00 Attendance
  • 7.00 CDR
  • 7.00 CNE


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Pre-registration is closed, please register onsite.



Early Registration

(before May 24, 2019  at midnight)

Regular Registration

(after May 24, 2019 at midnight)

Practicing Physician$150$175
Jefferson Digestive Disease Network Member*$100$100
Nurse / Allied Health Professional / Retired Physician$95$120
Non-Jefferson Resident or Fellow$50$75
Jefferson Health Faculty & Staff$75$75

*Subject to verification.



  • Early bird registration ends Friday, May 24. 2019 at midnight.
  • Hotel room block reservation cut off date is Friday, June 7, 2019. Click here to book.
  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, June 19,  2019. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, June 7, 2019. See full refund policy

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