2021 GI Symposium Conference-Email-Web-B

The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) would like to announce the 2021 GI Symposium, to be held June 11-13, 2021

The symposium will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to receive a comprehensive update on gastrointestinal disorders from nationally renowned faculty. You will also have the opportunity to interact with colleagues, our expert faculty members, and industry representatives.

Back by Popular Demand - LA LIVE! on June 11 - CME Credit Available! 

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 is included on the agenda page.


The LA LIVE! Symposium will be held on June 11, 2021 from 9:00 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. 

6th Annual CE Nurse Course on June 12 - CE Credit Available!

This half-day fully-virtual 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.



Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses 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 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 2021 DDW and assess their potential impact on clinical practice

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 10.75 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 10.75 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.


The GI Symposium Co-Chair Committee

Gareth Dulai, MD

Eric Esrailian, MD

Vinay Sundaram, MD

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Olympus, Salix and Boston Scientific.