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2024 Updates in Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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The 2024 Updates in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Course will explore the current state of the art in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and provide a concise update targeted to the practicing gastroenterologist, hepatologist, primary care provider, internist, family practitioner, nurse practitioner, physician assistant and nurse. This course is designed to address seminal updates to ensure that the busy practitioner has the most current knowledge in order to provide optimal care for their patients with gastrointestinal needs. Participants will learn practical strategies and diagnostic approaches to key practice areas including esophageal disease, motility disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreaticobiliary disease, cancer screening, liver disorders, abdominal pain and obesity. Using an integrated educational approach that encompasses didactic lectures, Q&A panels, debates and informal discussion, speakers will discuss recent advances in technology, research, diagnosis, guidelines and treatment strategies. In addition, the course is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to get to know the Stanford faculty, with a wide range of expert speakers and opportunities during sessions and breaks to interact in a personal setting.


Early Bird Registration (through January 23, 2024)
Physicians: $595
Allied Health: $395
Trainees: $150
Industry: $750

January 23, 2024 through February 29, 2024
Physicians: $695
Allied Health: $495
Trainees: $150
Industry: $750

March 1, 2024 through April 16, 2024
Physicians: $795
Allied Health: $595
Trainees: $150
Industry: $750


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (18.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (18.00 hours), ABIM MOC Part 2 (18.00 hours), ANCC Contact Hours (18.00 hours), AAPA Category 1 CME credits (18.00 hours)

Target Audience

Specialties - Family Medicine & Community Health, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Primary Care & Population Health

Professions - Advance Practice Nurse (APN), Fellow/Resident, Nurse, Physician, Physician Associate, Registered Nurse (RN), Student


At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Analyze the complaint of heartburn and symptoms suggestive of gastroesophageal reflux
  • Manage diarrhea in the context of newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease
  • Determine appropriate treatment approaches to use in the care of patients with fatty liver
  • Evaluate the diagnostic options available for abdominal pain to further define symptom etiology
  • Consider medical and surgical treatment approaches for obesity and appropriately utilize these therapies


In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  

Credit Designation 
American Medical Association (AMA) 

Stanford Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 
Stanford Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 ANCC contact hours.  

American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) - Live 
Stanford Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This live activity is designated for 18 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Credit 
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

MOC Participation Threshold

 Learner writes a reflective statement on making a commitment to change or maintaining an element of practice. Validity of all written statements will be assessed prior to awarding credit.