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The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) is pleased to announce the 2022 SCSG GI Symposium, being held as a HYBRID meeting June 10-12, 2022 both online and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA!

The symposium will provide a unique opportunity to receive a comprehensive update on gastrointestinal disorders from nationally renowned faculty. The educational lectures at this symposium will focus on important advances presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Meeting and/or in recent publications. You will also have ample opportunity to interact with colleagues, our expert faculty members, and industry representatives.


GI Symposium General Session - June 11-12

The GI Symposium general session will place primary emphasis on GI conditions and will deliver updates in GI from DDW, comprehensive education on inflammatory bowel disease, functional GI, endoscopy related topics and upper GI disorders, as these fields are rapidly evolving and new data are continuously presented and published. 

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Back by Popular Demand - LA LIVE! on June 10

The LA LIVE! symposium is designed to improve endoscopy practice through live case presentations from leading centers in Southern California, hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational lectures delivered by leading experts. The proposed topics for the 2022 LA LIVE! course is included on the agenda page.

The LA LIVE! Symposium will be held on June 10, 2022 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm as a hybrid meeting, offered both virtually and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, CA. This will be an optional add-on course to the GI Symposium. CME credits will be offered. Lunch is provided and an evening reception is planned. Registration for this optional program is available to you when you register for the main course. 

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7th Annual CE Nurse Course on June 11

This half-day session is dedicated exclusively to nursing professionals who are involved in the management of GI disorders. The year's course will highlight the most recent advances in the management of GI diseases as presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting. In addition, the course will provide attendees virtual access to the 1.5 day physician focused symposium.

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The GI Symposium Co-Chair Committee

Gareth Dulai, MD

Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH

Vinay Sundaram, MD

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.


Statement of Need 

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of gastrointestinal disorders.


Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe current guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal disorders

  • Employ an evidence-based approach to the management of gastrointestinal disorders

  • Identify new advances presented at 2022 DDW and assess their potential impact on clinical practice

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG). RMCHCS is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


This activity is supported by educational grants from Salix Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and Olympus.


Jointly provided by the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG).