The Brigham Board Review in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Oakstone Board Review

Prep for board certification and recertification exams and improve your diagnostic skill set with this comprehensive review. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Prepare for Board Exams with this Comprehensive Review

The Brigham Board Review In Gastroenterology and Hepatology is a comprehensive board review featuring 56 state-of-the-art lectures taught by Harvard Medical School faculty. It is designed to fully prepare you for the ABIM board certification and recertification exams. It is available online or on disk and is a convenient way to earn CME credit and stay on top of the latest advances in a rapidly evolving field. It is the ideal home study course for training and practicing gastroenterologists who are preparing for board exams and who are looking to expand their knowledge of therapeutic strategies for the care of gastroenterology patients. The course will help you to better:

  • Apply current/recommended critical care guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to gastroenterology disorders
  • Identify and apply current therapeutic options for specific gastroenterology disorders
  • Analyze and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice in gastroenterology
  • Recognize and apply knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of gastroenterology disorders
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification gastroenterology examinations

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in gastroenterology and hepatology provides a maximum of 38 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsand 38 MOC points. Available online or on disk, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may expand your knowledge of this critical sub-specialty.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Esophagus

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/Eosinophilic Esophagitis - Walter W. Chan, MD
  • Esophagus Motility Disorders - Walter W. Chan, MD
  • Barrett’s Esophagus/Esophageal Cancer - Kunal Jajoo, MD
  • Infectious Diseases of the Esophagus - Wai-Kit Lo, MD
  • Motility Disorders Involving the Pharnyx and Upper Esophagus - Hiroshi Mashimo, MD, PhD

Stomach and Duodenum

  • Peptic Ulcer Disease - Edward Lew, MD, PhD
  • Upper GI Bleeding - John Saltzman, MD, FACP, FACG
  • Gastroparesis - Braden Kuo, MD
  • Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia - Walter W. Chan, MD

Small Intestine

  • Malabsorption I - Jerry S. Trier, MD
  • Malabsorption II - Jerry S. Trier, MD
  • Acute and Chronic Diarrhea - Benjamin Smith, MD
  • Vascular Disorders of the GI Tract - Fredrick Makrauer, MD
  • Small Bowel Dysmotility and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth - Braden Kuo, MD
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors of the GI Tract - Norton Greenberger, MD
  • Short Bowel Syndrome - Malcolm K. Robinson, MD

Colon

  • Lower GI Bleeding - John Saltzman, MD, FACP, FACG
  • Colon Cancer Screening - Ramona Lim, MD
  • IBS Diarrhea/IBS Constipation - Sonia Friedman, MD
  • Familial Polyposis Syndromes - Ramona Lim, MD
  • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis - Fredrick Makrauer, MD

Pancreas

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreas - Steve Freedman, MD, PhD
  • Acute Pancreatitis - Steve Freedman, MD, PhD
  • Chronic Pancreatitis - Julia McNabb-Baltar, MD
  • Autoimmune Pancreatitis - Julia McNabb-Baltar, MD
  • Pancreato-Biliary Emergencies and the Role of Endoscopy - Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG, FASGE
  • Pancreatic EUS for the Boards - Linda S. Lee, MD
  • Benign Lesions of the Pancreas - David G. Forcione, MD
  • Pancreas Neoplasms - David G. Forcione, MD
  • CT/MRI Imaging of Pancreatic Neoplasm - Koenraad J. Mortelé, MD
  • Pancreatic Inflammation Imaging and Management - Koenraad J. Mortelé, MD

Liver

  • Approach to the Patient with Jaundice and Liver Disease - Norton Greenberger, MD
  • Acute Liver Failure - Anna Rutherford, MD
  • Hepatitis C Virus - Ray Chung, MD
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease - Gyorgy Baffy, MD, PhD
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Gyorgy Baffy, MD, PhD
  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis - Benjamin Smith, MD
  • Portal Hypertension & Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage - Amir Qamar, MD
  • Ascites and Encephalopathy - Norton Greenberger, MD
  • Hepatitis A & B - Daniel Matloff, MD
  • Malignant Liver Neoplasms - Amir Qamar, MD
  • Liver Transplantation - Ming V. Lin, MD, MB, ChB
  • Gallstone Disease - Michael Apstein, MD
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Daniel S. Pratt, MD
  • Auto Immune Hepatitis - Karin Andersson, MD
  • Metabolic Liver Disease - Scott Elisofon, MD

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Joshua Korzenik, MD
  • Microscopic Colitis - Alan Moss, MD
  • Use of Biologic and Immunosuppressive Therapy in IBD - Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH
  • CT/MRI Imaging of IBD - Koenraad J. Mortelé, MD
  • Pathology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Jason Hornick, MD

Miscellaneous

  • Clinical Nutrition - Malcolm K. Robinson, MD
  • Unusual Aspects of Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain - Norton Greenberger, MD
  • GI Board Review Practice 1 - Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH
  • GI Board Review Practice 2 - Norton Greenberger, MD
  • GI Board Review Practice 3 - Liver - Ray Chung, MD

Course Directors

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Director, Center for Digestive Health
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Editor in Chief of Scientific American Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy

Course Director
The Brigham Board Review
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Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Faculty

Karin Andersson, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael Apstein, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Gyorgy Baffy, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Walter W. Chan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ray Chung, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Scott Elisofon, MD

  • Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

David G. Forcione, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Steve Freedman, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Sonia Friedman, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Norton Greenberger, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jason Hornick, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kunal Jajoo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joshua Korzenik, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Braden Kuo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Linda S. Lee, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Edward Lew, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

 

Ramona Lim, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ming V. Lin, MD, MB, ChB

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Wai-Kit Lo, MD

  • Instructor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Fredrick Makrauer, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Hiroshi Mashimo, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Daniel Matloff, MD

  • Lecturer on Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Julia McNabb-Baltar, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Koenraad J. Mortelé, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Radiology
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Alan Moss, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Amir Qamar, MD

  • Department of Transplantation
  • Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Daniel S. Pratt, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Malcolm K. Robinson, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Anna Rutherford, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

John Saltzman, MD, FACP, FACG

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Benjamin Smith, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Christopher Thompson, MD, MSc, FACG, FASGE

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jerry S. Trier, MD

  • Professor of Medicine Emeritus
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 38 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 38 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Date of Original Release: August 15, 2015
Date Credits Expire: August 15, 2018
Estimated Time to Complete: 38

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply current/recommended critical care guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to gastroenterology disorders
  • Identify and apply current therapeutic options for specific gastroenterology disorders
  • Analyze and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice in gastroenterology
  • Recognize and apply knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of gastroenterology disorders
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification gastroenterology examinations

Intended Audience

The primary group of learners will be fellows/trainees and practicing gastroenterologists and other physicians (internists with an interest in gastroenterology) who are preparing to take ABIM subspecialty Board Certification or Recertification Exams in Gastroenterology or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of gastroenterology.

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