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Conferences | Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Conferences are held every Wednesday morning at New York Methodist Hospital. They are presented by fellows, attending physicians, and nationally renowned guest speakers from a variety of other institutions. The core curriculum lectures cover a wide range of topics, including the following.
  • pancreatic disorders, gastrointestinal hormones, and diarrheal diseases
  • motility, diverticular disease, and functional illnesses
  • acid-peptic disease
  • gastrointestinal malignancy
  • gastrointestinal surgery
  • gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology
  • biliary tract diseases
  • inflammation, infectious and noninfectious and IBD
  • gastrointestinal endoscopy and gastrointestinal bleeding
  • clinical research

Additional conferences include the following . . .

Radiology Conference

Radiology conferences are held twice a month, in conjunction with the Department of Radiology. The Conference includes interpretation and education regarding various significant gastrointestinal and hepatic radiographic findings on ultrasound, fluoroscopic, MRI, and CT images.

Pathology Conference

Pathology conferences are held twice a month in conjunction with the Department of Pathology. Histological slides representing a variety of clinical conditions are reviewed. The conference is intended to provide fellows with a basic overview in gastrointestinal pathology in preparation for the Gastroenterology Board Examination.

Nutrition Conference

Nutrition seminars are held monthly after the Continuity Clinic. The seminar evaluates, discusses and reviews patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition. Fellows are encouraged to present a topic on nutritional issues in gastrointestinal disorders twice yearly. At the conclusion of training, the fellow will be encouraged to sit for the certification examination in nutrition.

GI Board Review

The Board Review provides a comprehensive review of all aspects of gastrointestinal disease and is designed specifically to prepare fellows for the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology Board Examination. Fellows are assigned a topic to review and discuss, which is followed by board review style questions. Topics covered include all the relevant areas covered on the Board exam, with a focus on high yield topics. Attending physicians are present to provide clarification or further teaching input.

Journal Club

The fellow is responsible for the critical review and presentation of a recent landmark article in the field of gastroenterology. The purpose is to share important recent publications and educate all present on important developments, while reviewing the elements of study design.

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