21st Annual GI and Liver Course - March 2022
The 21st Annual GI and Liver Course will be held in a virtual format, for those wishing to learn more about the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases and conditions, including emerging medical therapies.
Date: March 26–27, 2022
Topic: Personalized Medicine in Gastroenterology, the Path toward Targeted Care
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Course 2022
Next Board Course Date: Oct. 7-9, 2022
Location: McNair and Livestream via Zoom
The course is designed for physicians, trainees, and health professionals with an interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This course will serve as an update on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic issues in GI and Hepatology.
GUT Journal Club 2021-2022
The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal Club occurs on the third Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. at McNair, Conference Room A. It will also include the fellow and faculty who are presenting one article for 25 minutes each.
2021-2022 Events and Course Archive
Anorectal Disease Workshop
Dec. 11: The first-ever Anorectal Disease Workshop was directed by Dr. Waqar Qureshi, professor, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In addition to Dr. Qureshi, speakers included Dr. Yesenia Rojas-Khalil and Dr. Rehman Sheikh. View the webinar.
GI Endoscopy RN & Tech Course
On Nov. 13, the Texas Interventional Endoscopy Group (TxIEG) held its 6th annual GI Endoscopy RN & Tech Course at the BSLMC McNair Endoscopy unit. The course featured Drs. Jordan Sparkman, assistant professor, Salmaan Jawaid, assistant professor, Wasif Abidi, assistant professor, Avi Ketwaroo, assistant professor, and Kal Patel, associate professor, all from the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The CNE-accredited event featured a live broadcast of advanced endoscopy techniques to a national audience of 110 GI nurses and technicians. TxIEG is a non-profit educational organization co-founded by BCM faculty Drs. Kal Patel, Mohamed Othman, and RJ Sealock to promote collaborative endoscopy education in the Texas Medical Center.
2019-2020 Events and Conferences Archive
Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk
On Saturday Nov. 16, 2019, Baylor College of Medicine. Get Your Rear in Gear - Houston helped raise awareness about colorectal cancer. Survivors, caregivers, family, friends, and the medical community came together for this Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk to educate the community about this largely preventable cancer. Events included a timed 5K run, 5K walk and a kids’ fun run. Baylor College of Medicine's Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology hosts a table where Dr. Suneal Agarwal spoke to the importance of screening colonoscopies.