Highlights from ACG and UEGW 2014
Including conference content and supporting commentary from the CARE Gastroenterology Faculty
Members of the CARE Gastroenterology Faculty attended the annual ACG (American College of Gastroenterology) 2014 conference held in Philadelphia, PA, on October 17th-22nd, 2014 as well as the United European Gastroenterology Week held in Vienna, Austria on October 18th-22nd, 2014. The CARE Faculty met after these two conferences to discuss the key content presented, framed from a Canadian perspective. A CARE webinar was held on October 29th, 2014, where the Faculty presented the key takeaways from these meetings. Video footage of the webinar presentations can be found online at careeducation.ca/acgwebinar.
The CARE Conference Report from ACG 2014, augmented with content from UEGW 2014, provides compelling abstracts and stories presented at these conferences, as well as an overview of how we have progressed and where research is heading.
The report content that follows is drawn from ACG and UEGW 2014 and is augmented with the CARE Faculty Canadian perspective and commentary.
CARE Gastroenterology Faculty who have Contributed to this Report:
John Marshall, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), AGAF, McMaster University
David Armstrong, MD, FRCP(C), McMaster University
Brian Bressler, MD, FRCP(C), University of British Columbia
Alain Bitton, MD, FRCP(C), McGill University
Hemant Shah, MD, MScCH, HPTE, FRCP(C), Toronto Western Hospital