Even as all aspects of practice have changed due to COVID-19, your need to stay up to date on clinical GI does not stop. Scroll down to view the upcoming VGRs, and click here to view the past VGRs. ACG is committed to your professional education and—until we can be together in person again—our goal is to help the GI community embrace #GIhomeschooling at this time. Join a nationally recognized expert for a live presentation, with Q&A each week, on Thursday at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time.

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SPECIAL EDITION – Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Career Edition: How to Write an Abstract or a Case Report
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Thomas F. Imperiale, MD
Moderator: Rabia A. De Latour, MD
Panelists: Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, and Isabel A. Hujoel, MD
Join the ACG Women in GI and ACG Training Committees as they offer a webinar series focusing on career-based topics. Once per month, usually on the third Wednesday of the month, a new topic is offered. A short lecture will be followed by plenty of time for participants to ask questions of the panel. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process or by using the question feature in the control panel during the webinar. Topics will be geared towards Trainees and Junior Faculty but all members are welcome to attend.
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Week 16 – Thursday, April 22, 2021: Opioid-Induced Esophageal Dysfunction: What to Know and How to Manage It
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG
Moderator: Afrin N. Kamal, MD
Learning Objective: Recognize opioid-induced esophageal dysfunction and formulate a management plan for this condition.
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Week 17 – Thursday, April 29, 2021: Chromoendoscopy in IBD Surveillance: Always, Sometimes, or Never?
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG
Moderator: Bharati Kochar, MD
Learning Objective: Explain the role of chromoendoscopy in IBD surveillance and provide practical tips on how to incorporate it into your practice.
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SPECIAL EDITION – Monday, May 3, 2021: Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Match Application – Tips & Tricks For Prospective Applicants
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Moderators: Nabil F. Fayad, MD, FACG, and Mohammad Bilal, MD
Panelists: Michael Babich, MD; Devika Kapuria, MD; Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG; Jeremy Louissaint, MD; Neal Mehta, MD; Sarah Umar, MD; and Renee L. Williams, MD, MHPE, FACG
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Week 18 – Thursday, May 6, 2021: Small Bowel Bleeding
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Carol E. Semrad, MD, FACG
Moderator: Dejan Micic, MD
Learning Objective: Identify risk factors and clinical presentation of small bowel bleeding to guide diagnostic approach, explain the strengths and weaknesses of modalities of small bowel imaging, and discuss risk factors and management of small bowel bleeding vascular lesions.
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SPECIAL EDITION – Monday, May 10, 2021: Allyship and Action: In Solidarity Against Anti-Asian Racism
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Moderators: Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG, and Immanuel K. H. Ho, MD, FACG
Speaker: Stella S. Yi, PhD, MPH
Panelists: William D. Chey, MD, FACG; Monica Nandwani, NP; Linda Anh B. Nguyen, MD; Calvin Q. Pan, MD, FACG; and Chung Sang Tse, MD
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Week 19 – Thursday, May 13, 2021: Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Somashekar G. Krishna, MD, MPH, FACG
Moderator: Mohit Girotra, MD
Learning Objective: Identify pancreatic cystic lesions (PCLs), their classification and risk of malignancy, current diagnostic and risk stratification modalities, and novel diagnostics for PCLs.
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SPECIAL EDITION – Wednesday, May 19, 2021: Career Edition: How to Edit and Present Endoscopy Videos
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Truptesh Kothari, MD
Moderator: Sangeeta Agrawal, MD
Panelists: GS Raju, MD, FACG, and Victoria Gomez, MD
Join the ACG Women in GI and ACG Training Committees as they offer a webinar series focusing on career-based topics. Once per month, usually on the third Wednesday of the month, a new topic is offered. A short lecture will be followed by plenty of time for participants to ask questions of the panel. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process or by using the question feature in the control panel during the webinar. Topics will be geared towards Trainees and Junior Faculty but all members are welcome to attend.
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Week 20 – Thursday, May 20, 2021: ACG Clinical Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening 2021
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
Learning Objective: Identify the evidence for colon cancer screening in average risk and those with family history of CRC.
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Week 21 – Thursday, May 27, 2021: Assessing for Eating Disorders: A Primer for Gastroenterologists
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Monica E. Werlang, MD
Moderator: Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
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Week 22 – Thursday, June 3, 2021: Addressing Sexual Trauma and Abuse with GI Patients
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Laurie A. Keefer, PhD
Moderator: Christina Jagielski, PhD, MPH
Learning Objective: Identify patients with sexual abuse and trauma histories in GI settings, and improve communication around sexual abuse and trauma, including making appropriate referrals when needed.
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Week 23 – Thursday, June 10, 2021: Anorectal Disease for the Gastroenterologist
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenter: Waqar Qureshi, MD, FACG
Learning Objective: Examine, diagnose, and treat various common anorectal conditions in the office setting.
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SPECIAL EDITION – Wednesday, June 16, 2021: Career Edition: High Yield Tips for Billing in Clinic and Endoscopy
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Presenters: Jami A. R. Kinnucan, MD, and Jason N. Rogart, MD
Moderator: Kara De Felice, MD
Panelist: Sofia Yuen, MD
Join the ACG Women in GI and ACG Training Committees as they offer a webinar series focusing on career-based topics. Once per month, usually on the third Wednesday of the month, a new topic is offered. A short lecture will be followed by plenty of time for participants to ask questions of the panel. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process or by using the question feature in the control panel during the webinar. Topics will be geared towards Trainees and Junior Faculty but all members are welcome to attend.
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FAQs

Can’t make live Virtual Grand Rounds? No Problem!
ACG will post all Virtual Grand Rounds to the ACG Universe. Access to the ACG Universe is free to anyone with an account. Members should sign in using their Single Sign-On Account. Non-members should create an account at Universe.gi.org.

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Want to assign the Virtual Grand Rounds to Trainees as homework?
Training programs can request a free Training Pathways account on the Education Universe. With a training pathways account, program directors and coordinators are able to assign and track trainee homework. All of the videos on the Universe along with a question bank of 900 questions can be assigned to trainees. The programs will also have access to a free OSCE toolkit that was developed by NYU. For more information on Training Director Resources or to request an ACG Training Pathways account, please visit gi.org/trainees/program-director-resources.