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58th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 6 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
during Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.

Ticketed Session indicates a Ticketed Session requiring a separate registration and fee.
CME With Self-Assessment indicates a session offering CME With Self-Assessment.
Plenary presentation indicates a Plenary presentation that is also being presented at the Residents & Fellows Research Conference; participation in and attendance at this conference is by invitation only.
Tracks
Esophagus & Gastric GI Tract Potpourri
HPB Education & Quality & Outcomes & Policy
Small Bowel & Colorectal General & Society Business
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
S504
RESIDENTS & FELLOWS RESEARCH CONFERENCE(NON-CME, by invitation only)
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S501
DDW COMBINED TRANSLATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
Personalized Management of GI Cancers
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC A
Introduction to POEM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB A
Utilization of Intraoperative Ultrasound in HPB Surgery
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL A
Transanal Endoscopic Surgery
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC B
Introduction to Endolumenal Bariatrics
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB B
Utilization of Intraoperative Ultrasound in HPB Surgery
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL B
Transanal Endoscopic Surgery
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
Management of the Malignant Colon Polyp: Observation, Endoscopic, or Surgical Resection?
S505b
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PART I
Parasitic Digestive Diseases from the World
S505a
CME With Self-Assessment PG/CME COMMITTEE PANEL
Management of Complicated Diverticulitis: Defining the Roles of Medical, Radiological, and Surgical
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC C
EMR/ESD
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: HPB C
Utilization of Intraoperative Ultrasound in HPB Surgery
Northwestern
University
Ticketed Session HANDS-ON SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL C
Transanal Endoscopic Surgery
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S505b
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM PART II
The GI Surgeon and Flexible Endoscopy: Whose Domain?
S505a
SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP FAIR (NON-CME)
 
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S505a
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS
Enhanced Recovery: How to Set Up Your Program

CANCELLED
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
S504
OPENING SESSION (NON-CME)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
S504
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY I
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
Pancreatic Cysts in 2017: Where Are We and What Is the Future?
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
S504
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Passion and the GI Surgeon
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
Modern Approach to Achalasia
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
S504
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY II
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S504
DORIS AND JOHN L. CAMERON GUEST ORATION
Of Math and Medicine
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION I (NON-CME)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
S505b
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: WRITERS WORKSHOP PART I
Manuscript Writing/Editing
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S402
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AGA-ACCREDITED)
Recent Advances in Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
S505b
PLENARY SESSION: HPB I
S505a
PLENARY SESSION: SMALL BOWEL AND COLORECTAL I
S504
CME With Self-Assessment STATE-OF-THE-ART CONFERENCE
Current Surgical Management of Gastric Tumors
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
The Role of New FDA-Approved Approaches in the Management of Obesity: Intragastric Balloons, Vagal Manipulation, and Aspiration Therapy
S505a
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
S504
CME With Self-Assessment RESIDENT EDUCATION PANEL
Surgeons as Leaders: Skin in the Game
S505b
VIDEO SESSION: HPB
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crystal Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Ticketed Session FOUNDATION AWARDS RECEPTION
 
MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S505a
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: WRITERS WORKSHOP PART II
Manuscript Submitting/Revising
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC (AGA-ACCREDITED)
GERD: From Diagnosis to Testing and Therapy
S505a
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC I
S504
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/AHPBA SYMPOSIUM: HPB
Updates and New Horizons in Pancreatic Cancer
S505b
VIDEO SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S505a
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: HPB
Management of Biliary Disease Post RYGB
S505b
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
EMR and ESD in the Management of Colorectal Neoplasia
S504
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
Should We Lower the BMI Threshold for Metabolic Surgery?
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB
Incidental Liver Findings: When to Treat, How to Follow?
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S504
MAJA AND FRANK G. MOODY STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE
Planning Healthcare for Tomorrow, During Turbulent Times Today
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION II (NON-CME)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
S505b
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
Decision Making in Early Rectal Cancer
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S503
DDW COMBINED RESEARCH FORUM (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
Obesity: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
S505b
CME With Self-Assessment PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY AND HEALTH CARE QUALITY & OUTCOMES COMMITTEES PANEL
Health Policy in the United States: Where Are We Now?
S504
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/ASCRS SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
Rectal Cancer Quality: Multiple Initiatives, One Common Goal
S505a
VIDEO SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S505a
CLINICAL WARD ROUNDS: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
Surgical Management of Gastroparesis
S504
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: HPB
Pancreatectomy: Does the Approach Matter?
S505b
CME With Self-Assessment CONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY DEBATE: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
Expectant Management vs. Incidental Appendectomy after Nonoperative Management of Complicated Appendicitis
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (ASGE-ACCREDITED)
Multidisciplinary Interventions for Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Grant Park A, Hyatt McCormick Place

DDW DIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
Career Development Strategies for Diverse Faculty in Academia and Practice
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
S504
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (NON-CME, members only)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Adler CC24, Hyatt McCormick Place
DDW DIVERSITY RECEPTION (NON-CME)
 
TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S505b
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
Managing the Short Esophagus and Difficult Hiatus
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment SSAT/ISDS SYMPOSIUM
Minimally Invasive Frontier in GI Surgery
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
Management of Obstruction in PSC: When and How to Intervene
S505a
PLENARY SESSION: HPB II
S505b
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S103
DDW LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACT PLENARY SESSION: CLINICAL SCIENCE
S504
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC II
S505a
PLENARY SESSION: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL II
S505b
QUICK SHOTS SESSION: HPB
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION III (NON-CME)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
S504
CME With Self-Assessment KELLY AND CARLOS PELLEGRINI SSAT/SAGES LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM: ESOPHAGUS & GASTRIC
Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
S505b
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON: HPB
How to Handle the Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

CANCELLED
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: HPB (AASLD-ACCREDITED)
Cirrhosis and Surgery: Identifying and Managing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
S100c
BEST OF DDW 2017 (NON-CME)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM: SMALL BOWEL & COLORECTAL (AGA-ACCREDITED)
Endoscopic and Surgical Management Principals in IBD



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