THE AMERICAN FOREGUT SOCIETY

annual meeting

AFS 2021: We’re Back… Together!

September 23-25, 2021 at The Gaylord Opryland

Thank you for joining us for an incredible meeting!

If you have any questions about the meeting, please feel free to email us

Attendees, please check your email for the post-meeting CME survey. For survey answers with rationale, please click here. Once you have submitted your survey, you should receive an email with the CME certificate in the coming weeks. For MOC (ABIM MOC, not ABS MOC), you will need to make sure that your profile is current with name, date of birth, and ABIM. We will submit credit directly to the ABIM and they will add it to your ABIM profile.

Presentation Handouts

Friday, September 24th

Saturday, September 25th

CME INFORMATION

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The HealthONE Health System and the American Foregut Society. The HealthONE Health System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statements

The HealthONE Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.0AMA 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 19 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.

Non-Physician Attendance

A certificate of participation will be provided to other health care professionals requesting credits. Participants should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

*The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board, The American Nurses Credentialing Center and The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) toward recertification requirements. *We suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

Target Audience

Specialties – Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

Overview

Join us for two and a half days of innovative content on foregut diseases with small group sessions that provide opportunities for interactive learning through case analysis and in-depth discussion. This activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals who care for patients with foregut diseases. We strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to further this goal.

Objectives

  1. Expand knowledge base of new foregut disease diagnostic criteria and therapeutic options.
  2. Improve ability to accurately diagnose foregut disorders
  3. Develop a knowledge base that will translate into more precise interventional procedures for patients
  4. Increase interaction and collaboration between medical and surgical providers will ultimately improve patient outcomes.