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LA LIVE!

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 2023 LA LIVE! course are included in the agenda button, located above.

 

The LA LIVE! Symposium will be held on June 16, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM online and at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point. This will be an optional add-on course to the GI Symposium. CME credits will be offered. Lunch is provided.  Registration for this optional program is available to you when you register for the main course. 

​For questions or inquiries please contact the SCSG via email at scsg@pacemedcom.com.

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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.

 

EDUCATIONAL 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.

LA LIVE! Faculty

LA LIVE! Course Directors

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Faculty

V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Santa Monica, CA

Thomas Savides, MD

UC San Diego Health

La Jolla, CA

Kenneth Chang, MD, PhD

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Orange, CA

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Simon K. Lo, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

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Jacques Van Dam, MD, PhD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

LA LIVE! Faculty

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Jennifer Phan, MD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

Samir Gupta, MD

UC San Diego Health

La Jolla, CA

Danny Issa, MD

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

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Ara Sahakian, MD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Alireza Sedarat, MD

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

Adarsh Thaker, MD, PhD

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

LIVE CASE SESSION

Participating Centers

  1. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  2. Keck Medicine of USC

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Agenda

Agenda

Accreditation Statement

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG). MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

MOC Designation

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Reported relevant financial relationships are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of an ineligible company.

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