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Last Updated: June 6, 2017
All Sessions Will Take Place in Gracia 1-2 Unless Otherwise Noted.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018
1:00pm-6:00pm REGISTRATION
Gracia Registration
1:00pm-6:00pm SPEAKER READY ROOM
Gracia 5
1:30pm-1:40pm WELCOME AND OVERVIEW: WHY A COMBINED SSAT/AAST/SAGES COURSE?
Stanley W. Ashley, Boston, MA
1:40pm-3:00pm SESSION I: GI SURGICAL EMERGENCIES: THE LANDSCAPE
Moderator: Stanley W. Ashley, Boston, MA
1:40pm-2:00pm GI SURGICAL EMERGENCIES: SCOPE AND BURDEN OF DISEASE
Marie Crandall, Jacksonville, FL
2:00pm-2:20pm NUTS AND BOLTS OF GI SURGICAL EMERGENCY PRACTICE: CODING, BILLING, AND OUTCOMES METRICS
Michael Cripps, Dallas, TX
2:20pm-2:40pm SURGICAL WORKFORCE ISSUES: SHOULD THE CARE OF GI SURGICAL EMERGENCIES BE REGIONALIZED
Taylor S. Riall, Tucson, AZ
2:40pm-3:00pm PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
3:00pm-3:20pm COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS
Gracia 3 & 7
3:20pm-5:20pm SESSION II: THE COMPLICATED PATIENT/HOSTILE ABDOMEN
Moderator: Clay Cothren Burlew, Denver, CO
3:20pm-3:40pm EMERGENCY OPERATION IN THE PATIENT WITH SIGNIFICANT COMORBIDITIES (FRAILTY, OBESITY, IMMUNOCOMPROMISE, OR ANTICOAGULATION)
Syed Saquib, Reno, NV
3:40pm-4:00pm MANAGEMENT OF GI EMERGENCIES IN THE BARIATRIC SURGERY PATIENT
Marina S. Kurian, New York, NY
4:00pm-4:20pm FISTULA MANAGEMENT: ARE WE MAKING ANY PROGRESS?
Mark A. Talamini, Stony Brook, NY
4:20pm-4:40pm LESSONS FROM TRAUMA CARE: ABDOMINAL COMPARTMENT SYNDROME AND DAMAGE CONTROL LAPAROTOMY IN THE PATIENT WITH GI DISEASE
Clay Cothren Burlew, Denver, CO
4:40pm-5:00pm INTESTINAL ISCHEMIA: DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
Archana Ramaswamy, Minneapolis, MN
5:00pm-5:20pm PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
5:30pm-7:00pm RECEPTION/MEET THE FACULTY
Gracia 3 & 7
SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018
7:00am-4:00pm REGISTRATION
Gracia Registration
7:00am-4:00pm SPEAKER READY ROOM
Gracia 5
7:00am-2:15pm EXHIBIT HALL
Gracia Commons
7:00am-8:00am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Gracia 3 & 7
8:00am-9:40am SESSION III: ENDOSCOPIC ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES
Moderator: Daniel J. Scott, Dallas, TX
8:00am-8:20am ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PANCREATICOBILIARY DISORDERS
Eric M. Pauli, Hershey, PA
8:20am-8:40am EVOLVING APPROACHES TO THE MANAGEMENT OF GI BLEEDING
Kristan Staudenmayer, Stanford, CA
8:40am-9:00am NEW OPTIONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF GI PERFORATION
Vic Velanovich, Tampa, FL
9:00am-9:20am ENDOSCOPIC TRAINING/PRIVLEGING FOR THE SURGEON: SHOULD IT LOOK DIFFERENT?
Brian J. Dunkin, Houston, TX
9:20am-9:40am PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
9:40am-10:00am COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS
Gracia 3 & 7
10:00am-11:40am SESSION IV: INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS I: FOREGUT, HPB, AND ABDOMINAL WALL
Moderator: Robert B. Lim, Honolulu, HI
10:00am-10:20am MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER IN THE H. PYLORI ERA
Stephen P. Bowers, Jacksonville, FL
10:20am-10:40am MANAGEMENT OF THE CALCULOUS AND ACALCULOUS ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS: THE DIFFICULT CHOLEYSTECTOMY AND THE ROLE OF CHOLECYSTOSTOMY
L. Michael Brunt, St. Louis, MO
10:40am-11:00am PANCREATIC NECROSIS: A "STEPPED-UP" APPROACH
KMarie Reid, Rochester, MN
11:00am-11:20am SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS OF THE ABDOMINAL SKIN, SOFT TISSUES, AND PERINEUM
Eileen M. Bulger, Seattle, WA
11:20am-11:40am PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
11:45am-12:30pm LUNCH, VISIT EXHIBITS
Gracia 3 & 7
12:30pm-1:50pm SESSION V: INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS II: COLORECTAL
Moderator: David A. Spain, Stanford, CA
12:30pm-12:50pm APPENDICTIS: CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT, DRAINAGE, AND/OR OPERATION
Y. Nancy You, Houston, TX
12:50pm-1:10pm MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE DIVERTICULITIS IN 2018
Michael S. Truitt, Dallas, TX
1:10pm-1:30pm C. DIFFICULE COLITIS: CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT, FECAL TRANSPLANT, IRRIGATION, OR OPERATION
Garth H. Utter, Davis, CA
1:30pm-1:50pm PANEL AND AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
1:50pm-2:15pm COFFEE BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS
2:15pm-4:00pm SESSION VI: OBSTRUCTIVE DISORDERS
Moderator: Nathaniel J. Soper, Chicago, IL
2:15pm-2:35pm SMALL BOWEL OBSTRUCTION: THE SUN ALSO RISES?
David A. Spain, Stanford, CA
2:35pm-2:55pm WHAT'S NEW IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INCARCERATED HERNIA?
Brent D. Matthews, Charlotte, NC
2:55pm-3:15pm LARGE BOWEL OBSTRUCTION: ARE WE MAKING ANY PROGRESS?
Alessandro Fichera, Seattle, WA
3:15pm-3:35pm UNUSUAL CAUSES OF GI OBSTRUCTION: A POTPORRUI
Michael S. Truitt, Dallas, TX
3:35pm-4:00pm PANEL & AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
4:00pm ADJOURNMENT



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