Gastroenterologists and hepatologists at Mayo Clinic specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. More than 100 specialists work at the three Mayo campuses, one of the largest groups of specialists in the world.
Mayo resources include the latest advances in endoscopic equipment. Annually, staff members perform more than 50,000 minimally invasive endoscopic procedures, including colonoscopy, small bowel enteroscopy, laser endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography and photodynamic therapy. These specialists have developed a continuous professional development curriculum addressing these topics.
Course offerings include:
- Summary of the latest updates in the three most clinically relevant and rapidly progressing areas of gastroenterology. An expert in each content area (endoscopy, hepatology and inflammatory bowel diseases) will present a state-of-the-art" lecture followed by panel discussions of the newest developments in these areas and their clinical applicability.
- Board review course for candidates preparing for certification and maintenance of certification examinations in gastroenterology. The program covers the entire field of clinical gastroenterology and hepatology, including related topics such as pathology, endoscopy, radiology and nutrition. Special features of the program include several question-and-answer sessions designed to simulate the board examination; interactive case presentations utilizing an audience response system; and poster sessions featuring simulated board examination questions and answers while emphasizing pictures and other visual elements.
- Comprehensive multidisciplinary review of endoscopic ultrasound for endosonographers, gastroenterologists and other health care providers at all levels of experience. Nationally renowned experts from varying fields, including gastroenterology, pancreatology, hepatology, surgery (thoracic, abdominal, colorectal), oncology, pulmonary medicine, radiology and endosonography, will discuss the impact and role of EUS in their practice.
- Comprehensive appraisal of CT and MR techniques for the evaluation of small bowel disorders. World leaders in small bowel imaging will present the clinical rationale for and benefits of imaging, exam technique and CT/MRI imaging findings for a variety of small bowel disorders.
- State-of-the-art lectures highlight emerging trends and developing technology currently utilized in clinical practice.
Upcoming Courses for Gastroenterology