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The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) thanks all attendees of the 2023 SCSG GI Symposium, held June 16-18, 2023 at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA!


GI Symposium General Session 

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. 


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.

7th Annual CE Nurse Course

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.


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 new data as it pertains to the implications and options for patients as it pertains to their continued care

  • Apply updated guidelines for care for chronic liver and GI related diseases

  • Discuss future directions of therapeutics, diagnostics, and technology in the management of GI and liver diseases

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