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41st Annual Gastroenterology Teaching Day

September 27, 2018

Save the Date

October 18, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton
Binghamton, New York

For more information contact the UHS Wilson Medical Center
Continuing Professional Education at
Register online here

Continuing Professional Education Presents:

Seth Gross, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Clinical Care and Quality, Division of Gastroenterology, NYU Langone Health

Vivek Kaul, MD
Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Rochester, NY

Registration Forms

Who Should Attend?

Our faculty will speak to the educational needs of the gastroenterologist,
primary care physician, family medicine physician, nurse, and advanced
practice professional.

Program objectives

  1. To improve understanding and management of constipation.
  2. To discuss the possible Bacterial etiology of Crohn’s Disease.
  3. To improve management of Colon Cancer.
  4. To increase understanding of anal disease and improve care.

Planning Committee

Leslie Bank, MD, Chair
Binghamton GI Associates, PC
Director, Resident Research, UHS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY

Amine Hila, MD
Binghamton GI Associates, PC
Director of Medicine, UHS
Designated Institutional Official (DIO), UHS
Graduate Medical Education Clinical Assistant Professor,
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY

Atif Saleem, MD
Binghamton GI Associates, PC

Mark Shumeyko, MD
Binghamton GI Associates, PC

Vivek Kaul, MD
Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Honorary Member:
Marcelo Barreiro, MD
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY


You can also get agenda and more information by downloading the brochure here.
  • 7:30 am REGISTRATION
  • 8:00 am INTRODUCTION/ WELCOME - Leslie Bank, MD, Chair, Planning Committee
  • 8:10 am Constipation Update in Adults: Causes & Management - Leslie Bank, MD
  • 8:40 am Constipation Update in Pediatrics - Gregory Scagnelli, MD
  • 9:20 am Proton Pump Inhibitors: Resolving the Controversies - Amine Hila, MD
  • 10:00 am Crohn’s Disease: Could Crohn’s be an Infectious Disease? - Marcelo Barreiro, MD
  • 11:00 am Ano-Rectal Disorders - Jeffrey Wiseman, MD, Neil Gibson, MD
  • 12:20 pm Optimizing Colon and Rectal Cancer Care - Neil Gibson, MD, Ronald Harris, MD, Nathan Goldman, MD
  • 2:00 pm Colon Cancer Screening Update: Colonoscopy Prep, Imaging & Quality Update - Seth Gross, MD
  • 2:30 pm Colon Cancer Screening Update: Colonoscopic Interventions — 2018 Update - Vivek Kaul, MD
  • 3:00 pm Liver and Pancreas: Interesting Pancreatico-biliary endoscopic cases - Ali Marhaba, MD, Atif Saleem, MD
  • 3:30 pm Liver and Pancreas: NAFLD and NASH - Amanke Oranu, MD
  • 4:00 pm ADJOURNMENT


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SUNY Upstate Medical University and United Health Services Hospitals. SUNY Upstate Medical University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Upstate Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:

To ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all certified CME activities, Upstate Medical University requires that all planners, faculty and individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Detailed disclosures will be made in writing prior to speaker presentations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Upstate Medical University seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact (607) 763-6538.


225 Water Street Binghamton, NY 13901

Please note, there is considerable construction with some detouring in the 17 / 81 corridor. For best directions, please consider using GPS: 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901.

From 81 North & South:
Exit 5, turn left onto Front Street, straight to E Clinton Street, turn left. Go over bridge and turn right at first light. The DoubleTree Hotel will be on your right.

From 17 Westbound:
Follow 17 West to 81 North to Exit 5, follow the 81 N directions above.

From 17 Eastbound:
Exit 72, turn right onto Front Street, straight to 3rd traffic light, turn left onto E Clinton Street, go over bridge, turn right at first traffic light, the Binghamton hotel is located on the right. 

There is complimentary parking in the self-parking facility.