The Johns Hopkins Hospital and
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Thomas B. Turner Building
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

2019

Hopkins International

Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Third Annual

April 3 - 5

HITEC 2020

April 1 - 3

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  • Lectures, live demonstrations and hands‑on training

  • Superstar national and international expert faculty

  • Basic, advanced and cutting edge endoscopic procedures and techniques

  • Latest breakthroughs in endoscopic equipment and accessories 

  • Direct interaction with Johns Hopkins and visiting faculty

  • Optional Half‑day hands‑on lab session with professional training models

  • Interactive video sessions with commentary from the experts

  • Spanish Translation Available On-site

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WELCOME

Course Director

Mouen Khashab, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Course Co-Director

Vivek Kumbhari, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Bariatric Endoscopy

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Welcome note from Course Director 

"Dear friends,

We welcome you to attend the third annual Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course (HITEC) on April 3-5, 2019 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. We envision this to be a unique event with focus on basic and advanced therapeutic and bariatric endoscopy. The course will include extensive live endoscopy demonstrations by superstar national and international faculty and emphasize hands-on training on professional models and simulators. This activity is intended for endoscopists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, gastroenterology/ surgical fellows, endoscopy nurses and endoscopy technicians. "

Thank you,

Mouen

Course Co-Director

Mary Rose R. Hess, BSN, RN, CGRN, NCIII

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Endoscopy, Department of Medicine

Nurse Product Procedure Group, Chair

Advanced Therapeutic Nurse

Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Surgery, Radiology and Radiological Science, and Oncology

Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Director, Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cyst Program

Katherine Lamond, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Anthony Kalloo, MD

The Moses and Helen Golden Paulsen Professor of Medicine

Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatolog

FACULTY

Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

Professor of Medicine and Oncology

Director of Clinical Research

JOHNS HOPKINS SPEAKERS

Eun Ji Shin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Firas Al-Kawas, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director of Endoscopy

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Michael Sweitzer, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Director of Bariatric Surgery

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Olaya Brewer Gutierrez, MD

Advanced Endoscopy Fellow

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Haitham AlGrain, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology​

Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Johns Hopkins Hospital​

Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Juliana Yang, MD

Advanced Endoscopy Fellow

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Vikesh Singh, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of Endoscopy

Director of Pancreatitis Center

Medical Director of Pancreatic Islet Cell Autotransplantation Program

Zahra Maleki, MD, FCAP, MIAC

Associate Professor of Pathology

 
 

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH (USA)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Paul Fockens, MD, PhD (Netherlands)
Professor and Chairman
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Academic Medical Center
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Douglas Rex, MD, FACG (USA)

Distinguished Professor of Medicine 
Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Director of Endoscopy
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana

Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc (USA)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Bariatric Endoscopy
Associate Director of the Pancreas Program
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Greg Haber, MD, FRCPC, FACG (USA)
Chief of Endoscopy
Director of Advanced Therapeutics and Innovation
Division of Gastroenterology
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

INVITED GLOBAL SPEAKERS

Luis Carlos Sabbagh, MD, FASGE (Colombia)

Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology Reina 
Sofa Clinic and Colombia Clinic
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology  
and Digestive Endoscopy
Director of the World Gastroenterology Organization 
(WGO) Bogota Training Center
Director of Postgraduate Program on Gastroenterology 
Sanitas University Foundation 
Colombia, South America

Naohisa Yahagi, MD, PhD (Japan)
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Research and
Development for
Minimally Invasive Treatment,
Cancer Center, Keio University
Tokyo, Japan

Robert Hawes, MD, FACG (USA)
Center for Interventional Endoscopy
Medical Director
Florida Hospital Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapy
Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Orlando, Florida

Robert Moran, MD (USA)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Thomas Rösch, MD (Germany)
Professor of Medicine
Director of the department
Chief physician
Medical Specialist in Internal Medicine
and Gastroenterology
University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf | UKE
Department for Interdisciplinary Endoscopy
Hamburg, Germany

Anthony Yuen Bun, TEOH

FACS, FRCSEd (Gen), FHKAM, FCSHK, MBChB

Deputy Director of Endoscopy Centre

Associate Professor

Department of Surgery

Prince of Wales Hospital

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT

Yen-I Chen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

McGill University Health Center, McGill University

Montreal, QC, Canada

Petros C. Benias MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Endoscopic Surgery

Division of Gastroenterology

Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Manhasset, New York

 
 

DAY 1:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

07:00 - 07:30 AM

 

07:30 - 07:40 AM

 

07:40 - 08:00 AM

 

08:00 - 08:20 AM

 

08:20 - 10:00 AM

 

10:00 - 10:20 AM

 

10:20 - 10:40 AM

 

10:40 - 12:00 AM

SCHEDULE

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

Opening Remarks and Conference Goals Mouen Khashab, MD and Vivek Kumbhari, MD

 

Is POEM the New Gold Standard for Achalasia? Thomas Rösch, MD

 

Endoscopic Management of Ampullary Neoplasia Paul Fockens, MD, PhD

 

Live Endoscopy

 

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

My Top 5 Tricks for Performing Complex Colon Polypectomy Douglas Rex, MD, MACG

 

Live Endoscopy

12:00- 01:00 PM

Lunch Time Symposia

Procedure

FTRD

POEM

Suturing

TIF

ESD

FNB

Bariatric Endoscopy

EUS-Guided Drainage

Barrett’s Therapies

Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Expert 

Robert Moran, MD

Thomas RÖsch, MD

Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc

Greg Haber, MD, FRCPC, FACG

Naohisa Yahagi, MD, PhD

Luis Carlos Sabbagh, MD, FASGE

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH

Paul Fockens, MD, PhD

Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

Robert Hawes, MD, FACG

Industry

Ovesco

Olympus/Medtronic

Apollo

EGS

BSCI/ERBE

Medtronic/BSCI

Apollo

BSCI

Pentax/ERBE

BSCI

01:00 - 01:20 PM

 

01:20 - 01:40 PM

 

01:40 - 02:00 PM

 

02:00 - 04:00 PM

 

04:00 - 04:30 PM

 

04:30 - 05:30 PM

The Art of Bliary Cannulation During ERCP Greg Haber, MD, FRCPC, FACG

 

Taking ESD to the Colon: How I Do It? Naohisa Yahagi, MD, PhD

 

Deciphering Guidelines for the Management of Pancreatic Cysts

Luis Carlos Sabbagh, MD, FASGE

 

Live Endoscopy

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

At the Movies

DAY 2:

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019

07:00 - 07:40 AM

07:40 - 08:00 AM

 

08:00 - 09:40 AM

 

09:40 - 10:00 AM

 

10:00 - 10:20 AM

 

10:20 - 12:00 AM

The Breakfast Debate: Management of Moderate Obesity (BMI 30-40 kg/m  )

(Moderators: Michael Sweitzer, MD, Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc)

Katherine Lamond, MD: Definitely Surgery (15 min)

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH: Definitely Endoscopy (15 min)

 

Multidisciplinary Approach to the Management of Pancreatic Necrosis Robert Hawes, MD, FACG

 

Live Endoscopy

 

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Endoscopic Suturing: Techniques and Indications Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc

 

Live Endoscopy

2

12:00- 01:00 PM

Lunch Time Symposia

Procedure

FTRD

POEM

Suturing

TIF

ESD

FNB

Bariatric Endoscopy

EUS-Guided Drainage

Barrett’s Therapies

Cholangiopancreatoscopy

Expert 

Robert Moran, MD

Thomas RÖsch, MD

Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc

Greg Haber, MD, FRCPC, FACG

Naohisa Yahagi, MD, PhD

Luis Carlos Sabbagh, MD, FASGE

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH

Paul Fockens, MD, PhD

Marcia Canto, MD, MHS

Robert Hawes, MD, FACG

Industry

Ovesco

Olympus/Medtronic

Apollo

EGS

BSCI/ERBE

Medtronic/BSCI

Apollo

BSCI

Pentax/ERBE

BSCI

01:00 - 01:20 PM

 

01:20 - 03:00 PM

 

03:00 - 03:20 PM

 03:20 - 04:30 PM

 

04:30 - 05:30 PM

How Do I my Get my ADR to 60%? Douglas Rex, MD, MACG

 

Live Endoscopy

 

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Live Endoscopy

 

At the Movies

DAY 3:

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019

Hands-on training lab

Location: MISTIC lab

4 people per station. 40 mins at each station. 30 mins break

07:30 AM

-

12:00 PM

OPTION 1: Endoscopy hands-on module

                       Station 1: Endoscopic suturing

                       Station 2: ESD (standard)

                       Station 3: ESD (with ORISE)

                       Station 4: ERCP with cholangiopancreatoscopy

                       Station 5: Interventional EUS

                       Station 6: Full Thickness Resection

01:00 PM

-

05:30 PM

OPTION 2: Endoscopy hands-on module

                        Station 1: Endoscopic suturing

                        Station 2: ESD (Standard)

                        Station 3: ESD (ORISE)

                        Station 4: Closure and hemostasis

                        Station 5: Zenker’s diverticulotomy

                        Station 6: Lumen-apposing metal stents

Spanish Translation Now Available!

 
 
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CITY OF BALTIMORE

 

GALLERY

 
HITEC 2018 CLIP

ARCHIVE

 

REGISTRATION

April 3, 2019 • 7:00 – 7:30 a.m.

The registration desk will remain open for the duration of the activity.

 

LOCATION

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Thomas B. Turner Building

Lower Level

720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21205

The Turner Building is located on Rutland Avenue at Monument Street. Directions and campus parking information are available on our website under the contact us tab at https://HopkinsCME.cloud-cme.com. Handicapped parking is available in the nearby Rutland Garage. Johns Hopkins is smoke-free.

GENERAL INFORMATION

TRAVEL INFORMATION

By Air: Baltimore is served by three major airports: Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) in Maryland; Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Northern Virginia.

Taxi Service: To downtown Baltimore from BWI, the nearest airport, is 15-30 minutes depending on traffic and approximately $35 one way. Super Shuttle charges less than $20 one way and reservations are needed.

 

Reservations can be made online at:

www.supershuttle.com or call +1 (410) 859-3427.

By Rail: Baltimore is easily accessible by train. Amtrak trains run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Baltimore is a major stop for Amtrak’s high-speed Acela Express service. Penn Station is easily accessible by I-95, I-83 and I-70 and is a 15 minute taxi ride to Johns Hopkins. For more information visit www.amtrak.com or call +1 (800) USA-RAIL.

NOTE: The commercial support received is solely for the educational component of this activity and will not be used to support this social event.

COMPLIMENTARY SOCIAL EVENT

Please join us for an opportunity of networking during the complimentary welcome reception and dinner for registrants and faculty on Wednesday evening, April 3, 2019, immediately following the last session. Please indicate your attendance on the registration form.

HOW TO OBTAIN CREDIT
Post activity, an online evaluation will be available to attendees to evaluate the activity and individual presentations and to identify future educational needs. Upon completion of the evaluation, the learner must attest to the number of hours in attendance. Credits earned will be added to the learner’s transcript and immediately available for print. The last day to access the evaluation and attest to your credits is May 20, 2019.

An outcome survey will be sent to all physician attendees within two months post activity to assist us in determining what impact this activity had on the learner’s practice.


EMERGENCY CALLS
On April 3-5, 2019, direct emergency calls to the Hopkins registration desk, +1 (410) 955-3673. Messages will be posted for participants.


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing fully comply with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs.


Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve conficts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to presentation of the education.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Applications for commercial support from health care related industries are pending. A complete list of contributors will be provided in the syllabus. Please note that commercial support received is solely for the educational component of the activity and will not be used to provide food and beverage.

Please note: The Physician Payments Sunshine Act was enacted by Congress to increase public awareness of financial relationships between drug and medical device manufacturers and physicians. In compliance with the requirements of this Act, the commercial supporter/s of this activity may require the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to report certain professional information (such as name, address, National Provider Identifer (NPI), and State License number) of physician attendees who receive complimentary food and beverage in conjunction with a CME activity. The commercial supporter is required to submit the collected data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which  will then publish the data on its website.

 

TO REGISTER or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Register Online                                        

Register by Phone                                         (410) 502-9636

Register by Fax                                              (866) 510-7088

Confirmation/Certificates/Transcripts          (410) 502-9636

General Information                                      (410) 955-2959

E-mail the Office of CME                              cmenet@jhmi.edu

REGISTRATION

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

A limited block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the hotel for your convenience and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

 

Residence Inn

Baltimore, at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus

Tel: +1 (443) 524-8400

Address: 800 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205

Website: www.marriott.com

 

HOTEL RESERVATION CUT-OFF DATE: March 12, 2019

The Residence Inn Baltimore is located on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Make your reservation at https://tinyurl.com/yabb77tg or call the hotel directly and specify that you are attending the Johns Hopkins HITEC Conference to receive the special group rate of $139 for one bedroom king suite, plus tax. On-site valet parking is available at the hotel at an additional charge.  Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. This hotel is located directly across the street to the meeting site, within walking distance.

ACCOMMODATIONS

 
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