Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Oakstone Board Review

A detailed and comprehensive review of gastroenterology and hepatology designed to improve the care and management of patients with acute and chronic GI and liver disorders. 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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Stay Current in Your Specialty

The 40+ hour-long lectures in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review focus on the clinical management of disorders of the esophagus, stomach and small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary tract. Keep pace with the latest developments in your field as you prepare for the ABIM subspecialty boards.

This online CME course will help you to discuss diagnostic and therapeutic interventions — diagnostic procedures, medical therapy, and procedural therapy — and treatment recommendations based on disorder characteristics and disease prognosis.

Expand Your Skills

Ideal for board review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in gastroenterology and hepatology provides a maximum of 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 40.25 MOC points. Available online or via USB, 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 40.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Esophagus

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

Stomach and Small Intestine

  • Pathophysiology of Peptic Ulcer Disease - Helen M. Shields, MD
  • 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

  • Diagnosis and Management of Clostridioides difficile Infections - Jessica R. Allegretti, MD
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Anita Afzali, MD, MPH
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Walter W.Y. Chan, MD, MPH
  • The Spectrum of Gastrointestinal Ischemia: 2020 - Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG, AGAF, FASGE
  • Colorectal Cancer: Screening Strategies - Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH
  • An Update on Colorectal and Anal Cancers - Robert J. Mayer, MD
  • Hereditary Gastrointestinal Polyposis/Cancer Syndromes - John M. Carethers, MD

Liver - Hepatitis

  • Viral Hepatitis Overview - Raymond T. Chung, MD
  • Hepatitis B - Norah Terrault, MD, MPH
  • Hepatitis C - Ira M. Jacobson, MD
  • HIV – Viral Hepatitis Co-Infection - Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD

Liver - General

  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury - William M. Lee, MD, PhD
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Arun J. Sanyal, MD
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis - Jay Luther, MD
  • Autoimmune Liver Disorders - John M. Vierling, MD, FACP, FAASLD, AGAF
  • Genetic Liver Disorders - Kris V. Kowdley, MD
  • Hepatic Decompensation - Andrea E. Reid, MD, MPH
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Augusto Villanueva, MD
  • Liver Transplantation - Thomas D. Schiano, MD
  • Liver Fibrosis - Don C. Rockey, MD

Pancreas

  • Acute Pancreatitis - Peter J. Fagenholz, MD
  • Recurrent/Chronic Pancreatitis: Evaluation and New Therapies - Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD
  • Update in Pancreatic Cancer - William R. Brugge, MD

Billiary Tract

  • Gallstones, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract Disease - Muthoka L. Mutinga, MD
  • Cholangiocarcinoma - Sumera H. Rizvi, MBBS

Special Topics

  • Gut Microbiome - Fergus Shanahan, MD
  • Approach to Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - John R. Saltzman, MD
  • Obesity – Medical and Surgical Therapies - Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
  • COVID-19: Gastrointestinal Manifestations - Thomas R. McCarty, MD
  • Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Toxicities of Checkpoint Blockade - Michael Dougan, 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

Anita Afzali, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Columbus, OH

Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH

  • Associate Director
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Center
  • Director, Fecal Microbiota Transplant Program
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Henry J. Binder, MD

  • Professor Emeritus of Medicine
  • Senior Research Scientist
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Lawrence J. Brandt, MD

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

William R. Brugge, MD

  • Chief, Gastroenterology
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

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 of Medicine – Gastroenterology
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 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
  • Kevin and Polly Maroni MGH Research Scholar
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA
  • Associate Member
  • Broad Institute
  • Cambridge, MA

Michael Dougan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Gastroenterology Division
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Peter Fagenholz, MD

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

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, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA
  • Associate Gastroenterologist
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Newton, MA

Peter H.R. Green, MD

  • Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Director of the Celiac Disease Center
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Shilpa Grover, MD, MPH

  • Director, Onco-Gastroenterology Program
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-Time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jason B. Harris, MD

  • Division Chief, Pediatric Global Health
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Microbiology
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Ira M. Jacobson, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
  • Director of Hepatology
  • NYU Langone Health
  • New York, NY

Dennis M. Jensen, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Staff Physician, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center
  • Los Angeles, CA

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

  • Director, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Kris V. Kowdley, MD

  • Director, Liver Institute Northwest
  • Seattle, WA
  • Clinical Professor
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Washington State University
  • Spokane, WA

 

Braden Kuo, MD, MSc

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

William M. Lee, MD, FACP, FAASLD, AGAF

  • Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Dallas, TX

Jay Luther, MD

  • Director, MGH Alcohol Liver Center
  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Robert J. Mayer, MD

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

Thomas R. McCarty, MD

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

Muthoka L. Mutinga, MD

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

Andrea Ewing Reid, MD, MPH

  • Director of Diversity and Faculty Development
  • Gastrointestinal Unit
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Dean for Student and Multicultural Affairs
  • Director of the Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs (ORMA)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Sumera Rizvi, MD

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

Don Rockey, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • The Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston, SC

Anil K. Rustgi, MD

  • Interim Executive Vice President and Dean
  • of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine
  • Irving Professor of Medicine
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Director
  • Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • New York, NY

John R. Saltzman, MD

  • Senior Physician
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine, Part-Time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Arun J. Sanyal, MD

  • Z. Reno Vlahcevic Professor of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Richmond, VA

Thomas D. Schiano, MD

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

Lawrence R. Schiller, MD

  • Program Director
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Fergus Shanahan, MD

  • APC Microbiome Ireland
  • Department of Medicine
  • University College Cork
  • Cork, Ireland

Kenneth E. Sherman, MD

  • Gould Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Division of Digestive Diseases
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Cincinnati, OH

Helen M. Shields, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Chief, Division of Medical Communications
  • Senior Physician
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Stuart Jon Spechler, MD

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

Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
  • Keck Medicine at University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, CA

John Vierling, MD, FACP, FAASLD, AGAF

  • Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Chief of Hepatology
  • Director of Baylor Liver Health
  • Director of Advanced Liver Therapies
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Houston, TX

Augusto Villanueva, MD

  • Liver Cancer Program
  • Tisch Cancer Institute
  • Divisions of Liver Diseases, Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York, NY

Accreditation

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

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40.25 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, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 40.25 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: October 15, 2020
Date Credits Expire: October 15, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 40.25 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:

  • Differentiate between viral and bacterial gastroenteritis
  • Explain the screening strategies for colorectal cancer and for other gastrointestinal cancers
  • Recognize the therapeutic interventions for treating hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Distinguish between Barrett’s esophagus and gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Compare the signs and symptoms found in acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis
  • Discuss the medical and surgical interventions for obesity
  • Describe the gastrointestinal manifestations of COVID-19
  • Explain the significance of the gut microbiome
  • List the complications of a cholecystectomy
  • Explain the complications of H. Pylori infection and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in peptic ulcer disease

Intended Audience

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