Dear Colleague,

We are proud to announce that the LA LIVE! Course is back by popular demand and being held Friday, June 11 both online (virtually) and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, CA. 

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 2021 LA LIVE! course are included in the agenda button, located below.


The LA LIVE! symposium will be held on June 11, 2021 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in online and 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. 


Credit Designation

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 the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG).  RMCHCS is accredited by NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


MOC Designation

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 5.75 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 points.

 LA LIVE! Agenda is also located on the "LA LIVE! / General Session / Nurse Course Agendas" page.



Watch live video and view presentation slides from 2019 LA LIVE!

For questions or inquiries please contact the SCSG via email at



The LA LIVE! Co-Chairs and Meeting Planning Committee,

Jacques Van Dam, MD                          

Raman (Venkatara) Muthusamy, MD    

Kenneth Chang, MD                             

Simon Lo, MD, FACP                             

Thomas Savides, MD