Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Oakstone Board Review

A comprehensive review in gastroenterology and hepatology designed to improve the care and management of patients with acute and chronic GI and liver disorders. Ideal for MOC.

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Stay Current in Your Specialty

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review focuses on the key topics in these two subspecialties. It will help you keep pace with the latest developments in your field and will fully prepare you for the ABIM Gastroenterology subspecialty certification exam. It will help you to:

  • Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders
  • Augment your scope of knowledge of motility disorders such as gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus, etc.
  • Identify approaches to gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Appraise the management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Outline screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for gastrointestinal cancers

Expand Your Skills

A comprehensive board review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in gastroenterology and hepatology provides a maximum of 36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 36.5 MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Jules L. Dienstag, MD
Carl W. Walter Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Gastrointestinal Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 36.5 MOC points

Esophagus

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Barrett’s Esophagus - Stuart Jon Spechler, MD
  • Esophageal Motility and Structural Disorders - Dustin A. Carlson, MD
  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis - John J. Garber III, MD
  • Esophageal Cancer - Anil K. Rustgi, MD

Stomach and Small Intestine

  • Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Management - Dennis M. Jensen, MD
  • Motility Disorders: Gastroparesis, Functional Dyspepsia, Ileus - Braden Kuo, MD, MSc
  • Malabsorption and Nutrition - Henry J. Binder, MD
  • Viral/Bacterial Gastroenteritis - Jason B. Harris, MD
  • Constipation/Diarrhea - Lawrence R. Schiller, MD
  • Celiac Disease, Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity - Peter H. R. Green, MD

Colon

  • C. difficile Colitis - J. Thomas Lamont, MD
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Maria T. Abreu, MD
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Walter W. Chan, MD, MPH
  • Ischemic Bowel - Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG, AGAF, FASGE
  • Colorectal Cancer: Screening Strategies - Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer - Robert J. Mayer, MD
  • Hereditary Gastrointestinal Polyposis/Cancer Syndromes - John M. Carethers, MD

Liver - Hepatitis

  • Viral Hepatitis Overview - Raymond T. Chung, MD
  • Hepatitis B - Tram T. Tran, MD
  • Hepatitis C - Ira M. Jacobson, MD
  • HIV – Viral Hepatitis Coinfection - Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD

Liver - General

  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury - William M. Lee, MD
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Arun J. Sanyal, MD
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis - Timothy R. Morgan, MD
  • Autoimmune Liver Disorders - John M. Vierling, MD, FACP, FAASLD
  • Genetic Liver Disorders - Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FAASLD
  • Hepatic Decompensation - Andrea E. Reid, MD, MPH
  • Liver Cancer/Liver Masses - Adrian M. Di Bisceglie, MD
  • Liver Transplantation - Thomas D. Schiano, MD
  • Liver Fibrosis - Don C. Rockey, MD

Pancreas

  • Acute Pancreatitis - Peter J. Fagenholz, MD
  • Chronic Pancreatitis - Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms - David G. Forcione, MD

Biliary Tract

  • Gallstones, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract Disease - Norton J. Greenberger, MD
  • Cholangiocarcinoma - Sumera H. Rizvi, MBBS

Special Topics

  • Gut Microbiome - Daniel Freedberg, MD
  • Approach to Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - John R. Saltzman, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF
  • Obesity – Medical and Bariatric Therapy - Scott Kahane, MD, MPH
  • Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Graft-Versus-Host Disease - George B. McDonald, MD

Course Director

Jules L. Dienstag, MD

  • Carl W. Walter Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Physician, Gastrointestinal Unit
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Maria T. Abreu, MD

  • Director, Crohn’s & Colitis Center
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Miami, FL

Henry J. Binder, MD

  • Professor Emeritus of Medicine
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG, AGAF, FASGE

  • Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Emeritus Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Bronx, NY

John M. Carethers, MD

  • John G. Searle Professor and Chair
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Professor of Human Genetics
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Dustin A. Carlson, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL

Walter W. Chan, MD, MPH

  • Director, Center for Gastrointestinal Motility
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Raymond T. Chung, MD

  • Director of Hepatology and Liver Center
  • Vice Chief, Gastroenterology Division
  • Kevin and Polly Maroni Research Scholar
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Adrian M. Di Bisceglie, MD

  • Bander Chair in Internal Medicine
  • Chairman and Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Saint Louis, MO

Peter J. Fagenholz, MD

  • Attending Surgeon
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

David G. Forcione, MD

  • Associate Director of Interventional Endoscopy Services
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Daniel Freedberg, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • New York, NY

Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Translational Research
  • Director, The Pancreas Center
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

John J. Garber III, MD

  • Assistant in Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Peter H. R. Green, MD

  • Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • Director, Celiac Disease Center
  • Columbia University
  • New York, NY

Norton J. Greenberger, MD

  • Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH

  • Founder and Director, Onco-Gastroenterology Program
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Part-time)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jason B. Harris, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Ira M. Jacobson, MD

  • Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York, NY

Dennis M. Jensen, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Gastroenterologist, Divisions of Digestive Diseases
  • Ronald Reagan Medical Center and
  • Greater Los Angeles Veterans Administration Healthcare System
  • Key Investigator, Center for Ulcer Research and Education (CURE)
  • Digestive Diseases Research Center
  • Los Angeles, CA

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH

  • Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness
  • Washington, DC
  • Medical Director
  • Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
  • Washington, DC
  • Faculty, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Baltimore, MD

 

Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FAASLD

  • Director, Liver Care Network and Organ Care Research
  • Swedish Medical Center
  • Seattle, WA
  • Clinical Professor
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Washington State University
  • Spokane, WA

Braden Kuo, MD, MSc

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Gastrointestinal Unit
  • Co-Director of Center for Neurointestinal Health
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

J. Thomas Lamont, MD

  • Interim Chief of Gastroenterology
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Charlotte F. and Irving W. Rabb Distinguished Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

William M. Lee, MD

  • Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Meredith Mosle Chair in Liver Diseases
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Robert J. Mayer, MD

  • Faculty Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

George B. McDonald, MD

  • Emeritus Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Member Emeritus
  • Clinical Research Division
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Seattle, WA

Timothy R. Morgan, MD

  • Chief, Hepatology
  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Professor of Medicine
  • University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
  • Irvine, CA

Andrea E. Reid, MD, MPH

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Section
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Washington, DC

Sumera H. Rizvi, MBBS

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN

Don C. Rockey, MD

  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Medicine
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC

Anil K. Rustgi, MD

  • Chief of Gastroenterology
  • T. Grier Miller Professor of Medicine
  • American Cancer Society Professor
  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Philadelphia, PA

John R. Saltzman, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF

  • Director of Endoscopy
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Arun J. Sanyal, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Richmond, VA

Thomas D. Schiano, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Division of Liver Diseases/Transplantation Institute
  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
  • Director of Clinical Hepatology
  • Medical Director, Intestinal Transplantation
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Lawrence R. Schiller, MD

  • Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Dallas Campus
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD

  • Gould Professor of Medicine and Director
  • Division of Digestive Disease at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Cincinnati, OH

Stuart Jon Spechler, MD

  • Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases
  • Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Co-Director, Center for Esophageal Research
  • Baylor Scott and White Research Institute
  • Dallas, TX

Tram T. Tran, MD

  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
  • Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA

John M. Vierling, MD, FACP, FAASLD

  • Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Chief of Hepatology
  • Director of Advanced Liver Therapies
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Houston, TX

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 36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 36.5 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 credit.

Date of Original Release: August 31, 2017
Date Credits Expire: August 31, 2020
Contact Hours: 36.5
Estimated Time to Complete: 36.5 hours

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 a sophisticated, evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders
  • Discuss the difference between gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus
  • Differentiate among motility disorders: gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus
  • Assess therapy options for C. difficile colitis
  • Summarize screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for gastrointestinal cancers
  • Differentiate between the management options for hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Explain imaging possibilities for liver masses
  • Recognize the diagnostic challenges of acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis
  • Identify approaches to gastrointestinal bleeding

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, fellows in gastroenterology, internal medicine residents interested in gastroenterology and hepatology, and nurse practitioners working in gastroenterology, hepatology, and internal medicine.