Featured Lectures at the 2021 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course

The featured lectures at the 2021 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course showcase innovative and challenging issues in clinical gastroenterology. This year’s lectures include a special Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Thomas Frieden, CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All lectures are Pacific Daylight Time.

David Sun Lecture – Jerome D. Waye, MD, MACG
Colon Polyps: Going and Gone
Saturday, October 23, 10:20 am–10:50 am PDT

President’s Address – ACG President, David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG, introduced by ACG President-Elect Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG
Monday, October 25, 9:00 am–9:30 am PDT 

Keynote Address – Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH
COVID, Colons and Collective Action: What’s New for Health and Health Care in the U.S. and Globally
Monday, October 25, 10:30 am–10:45 am PDT

The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture – Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACG
Hidden in Plain Sight: Bringing Women Into the Scope of Gastroenterology
Monday, October 25, 3:05 pm–3:35 pm PDT

Berk Lecture – William D. Chey, MD, FACG
The End of the Beginning: Megatrends in Gastroenterology
Tuesday, October 26, 10:05 am–10:35 am PDT 

Emily Couric Memorial Lecture – Darrell M. Gray, II, MD, MPH, FACG
Changing the Narrative on Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Translating Stories to Partnership, Policy, and Practice
Tuesday, October 26, 4:30 pm –5:00 pm PDT 

Graham Lecture – Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
Navigating the Road From Precision to Prevention in IBD
Wednesday, October 27, 10:20 am–10:50 am PDT


About the American College of Gastroenterology

Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of over 16,000 individuals from 86 countries. The College’s vision is to be the preeminent professional organization that champions the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive disorders, serving as a beacon to guide the delivery of the highest quality, compassionate, and evidence-based patient care. The mission of the College is to enhance the ability of our members to provide world class care to patients with digestive disorders and advance the profession through excellence and innovation based upon the pillars of Patient Care, Education, Scientific Investigation, Advocacy and Practice Management. www.gi.org


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