50th Annual James L.A. Roth Visiting Professorship

Philadelphia, PA US
March 23, 2016 to March 24, 2016

***Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.***


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David A. Katzka, MD

The annual James L.A. Roth Visiting Professorship in Gastroenterology invites an outstanding national figure in gastroenterology to participate in lectures with Jefferson faculty over two days. 

This year's James L.A. Roth Visiting Professor is David A. Katzka, MD, Professor of Medicine and Head of the Esophageal Interest Group at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. 

Lectures will focus on the screening, surveillance, diagnosis, quality measures and management of esophageal diseases. ​ 

Dr. Katzka will deliver three CME-certified lectures during the 2-day course:

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016
    • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm GI Grand Rounds - "Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Rumination and Belching: Distinct Disorders or One in the Same?" 
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016
    • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Medicine Grand Rounds - "Halting the Epidemic of Esophageal Cancer" 
    • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Visiting Professorship Lecture - "Controversies in Eosinophilic Esophagitis" 

Attendees are also welcome to participate in related case presentation sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. Locations vary - see agenda for more detail.

For more information, please see the following:





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 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES: Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

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


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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 8.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/23/2016 - 11:00am EDT
Event ends: 
03/24/2016 - 5:00pm EDT
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
(locations vary - please refer to the program agenda)
233 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

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

  1. Significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services 
  2. Any unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

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


    ***Online registration is now closed. Individuals interested in attending can register on-site for this conference.***


    This event is open to all healthcare professionals interested in gastroenterology & hepatology at no cost.

    **Pre-register by March 21, 2016 and receive complimentary parking at the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and Hamilton Building parking garage.**

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    3. You will receive a registation confirmation email. 

    You may also fax or mail in a paper registration to the address listed on the form. 

    Available Credit

    • 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 8.50 Attendance


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